Along with the 4 Series and X5, which had their media launch this past week in Seattle and Vancouver, BMW also brought out the 2014 5 535d (with LCI refresh) and the 2014 M5 with competition package for us to check out. Here are some on-location photos of the 535d M Sport and M5 Competition (this M5 does not wear the Competition Package wheels which come with the package).
is new for the US market for the 2014 model year. A 3.0-liter twinpower turbo diesel outputs 255 horsepower and a peak torque of 413 lb-ft, while getting 38 MPG.
The 2014 M5
does not see a power bump, but more power is available through the Competition Package
, which adds 15 horsepower, along with a host of steering, suspension and handling upgrades. Also included is a sportier exhaust system with black chrome tips (view sample video
) and new 20" wheels. For more details of the Competition Package, please see the links below.
See our official info threads for more details on each:
Official: The 2014 BMW 5 Series. LCI Facelift Photos and Details (and US Pricing)
Official: 2014 BMW M5 Updates
Official: Competition Package for the BMW M5 and BMW M6 (including Gran Coupe)
Even More M5 / M6 Competition Package Technical Specs [Figures, Charts, Dyno]