BMW Announce that no More Manuals and Nothing Over 600 HP For M Models
BMW M Manager, Frank Van Meel, just lately delivered an announcement that 600 horsepower might be the limit to the next-gen M5. “We’re on the restrict. Should you go on introducing much more horsepower and torque, it’d likely be more than the limits”.
He also went on to add gasoline for the fire concerning the handbook bins currently being eliminated from long run M designs but he also remaining the door somewhat open up with the following assertion. “From a technological standpoint, the longer term does not glimpse bright for handbook gearboxes. The DCT and auto ‘boxes are a lot quicker plus they have superior fuel consumption. It really is hard to say we will stick into the guide, but we nonetheless have got a big enthusiast local community for manuals and we’re not going to remove a thing the customer wishes to have”.
What does one consider this? Individually if Audi and Merc go even bigger with their super-sedans, BMW may have to chase and that implies likely well over 600 horsepower from the foreseeable future.