The E60 M5 was introduced in 2005, with an uneven firing V10 engine and 7 speed sequential manual gear box linking the car with the BMW Sauber Formula One program. The E60 M5 was the worlds first production sedan to feature a V10 petrol engine and 7 speed sequential manual gear box. I just joined this Forum a few days ago and am shopping for an E60 M5. I wanted to get opinions on the SMG vs the manual 6 spd. I heard the 6 spd is faster which seems untrue since the SMG switches through the gears faster than most or all people can.
BMW E60 M5 SMG. pdf Download as PDF File (. pdf), Text File (. txt) or read online. Scribd is the world's largest social reading and publishing site. Search Search. (5 driving programs in automatic mode and 6 driving programs in manual mode). The sequential M transmission is derived from the world of motor racing.
The sequential M An E60 BMW M5 is still a 200 mph V10 super sedan, and in America, they sold them with a manual. So forget that finicky SMG automatic. Apr 16, 2017 Six Shifter M5s go headtohead Manual vs. SMG. Six Shooter. We pitch an E60 M5 SMG up against an example thats been converted to a sixspeed manual.
The E60 M5 manual was exclusive to the American market but a South African would not be deprived, s Sep 28, 2010 I drove an E60 M5 with the SMG gearbox for 6 months and I hated it that much I sold it, without a doubt the worst gear changes both in manual and auto mode I have ever known.
Jun 04, 2008 Best Answer: If the car is a 'keeper' that you plan to keep for a long time I recommend you get the manual transmission. I'm not convinced about the long term durability of the SMG gearbox (extremely fast shifts feel like they are shockloading the drivetrain. i personally try to avoid that feeling at all costs when I shift quickly) With each new generation of the M5 supersaloon, so BMWs M Division slaughters another sacred cow.
The fourthgeneration E60 dropped the manual gearbox for SMG, the fifthgeneration F10 swapped The E60 M5 is no exception. So then my suggestion that the 535 is a better all around car might seem like sacrilege but indeed for most people a tuned (and that part is key) 535 is the better car for a myriad of reasons.
The E60 M5 was introduced in 2005, with an uneven firing V10 engine and 7 speed sequential manual gearbox linking the car with the BMW Sauber Formula One program. The E60 M5 was the world's first production sedan to feature a V10 petrol engine. This thread is meant to be a one stop shop for all Recall, TSBSIB notices for the M5M6 and S85 engine.
Use this thread as a reference for recalls, issues, for your BMW services centers or indy service shops. BMW 5 Series Authority Vehicle The 5 Series Authority Vehicle is designed for police forces, fire services, and emergency rescue services. It has a Nov 17, 2006 E60 M5: 6 Speed Manual or 7 Speed SMG. Discussion in 'Internal Combustion' started by Bruce, Nov 7, 2006. ? M5 SMG vs manual, 0100 and 0200kmh numbers, laptimes and so on.
An E60 M5 without SMG is not a proper E60 M5. The heart of the M5 is the V10 engine and the SMGtranny.