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BMW creates an M5 CSL, and no, you can't have it

by Damon Lavrinc (RSS feed) on Oct 28th, 2009 at 7:58PM

To celebrate 25 years of the M5, BMW has created a one-off version of the E60 super saloon that Albert Biermann, head of BMW's M division calls, "the M5 CSL we never built." The transformation began with a modified version of the standard M5's 5.0-liter V10, which has been stroked to 5.5-liters and fitted with a carbon fiber intake, secondary oil cooler and a new fascia. BMW remains mum on official power figures, but Biermann says the mods are good for around 580 hp and 400 lb.-ft. of torque over the standard 507 hp engine. Mated to the modified mill is a fortified version of the... Read More

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