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post #1 of 5 Old 1st April 2002, 10:12 PM Thread Starter
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When will the E60 M5 be released ?

Whats the closest estimation on the due date for this car ? 04' as a 2005 model? Anyone ?

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RD sport silver CF front inlets
Kidneys painted black (just like diablo)
CF front and rear emblems (just like diablo)
CF double sided Vorsteiner bonnet (coated and unpainted- just like diablo )
AC schnitzer mono block V. 8.5x20 in the front and 10x20 in the rear. 245/35 ZR20 & 285/30ZR 20
AC Schnitzer roof spoiler (just like diablo)
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Smoker LED rear lights (just like diablo)
CF side grillle
V-cool all around tint

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AC schnitzer steering wheel (just like diablo)
CF logo on steering wheel
AC scnitzer black i-drive cover (model of wheels)
Hamann pedals (just like diablo)
CF BMW steering wheel logo (just like diablo)
Trim body matched
Corbeau racing seats. Weigh only 27 lbs
Custom 2 tone interior- black and grey leather with yellow stiching
Custom door panels. same as above.

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Brembo 15" front and rear brakes with yellow calipers (diablo has red calipers)
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post #2 of 5 Old 3rd April 2002, 03:05 PM
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I would say for us people in britain that it would be around...the end of 03-begining of 04..
not too far away!

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Really do not think anybody knows at this stage as it is 12 months until the 5 Series is launched. BMW obviously have to respond to the new RS6 and E55 but on the other hand they also need to make sure it is better so this will take time. With the last model it was over 3 years from the withdrawal of the E34 M5 to the intro of the E39 M5. Lets hope they don't hit the same problems this time.

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I agree with JohnH. Maybe BMW will continue to offer the E39 M5 while the E60 5 series is out? Who knows, but I too think the E60 M5 won't be coming out as soon as some people are predicting.

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I also don't think that BMW will release the M5 at the same time they release the E60 5 series line. They'll most likely wait about 1-2 years before releasing the M5. We'd be looking realistically at a 2005/2006 release date.

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