BMW today announced the prices for the 2008 5-Series and M5: the 5-series will start from $45,075 and the M5 from $83,675.

BMW’s 2008 5 Series Sedans and Sport Wagon receive another significant freshening and, in the case of 6-cylinder models, a major boost in power and efficiency. Complementing the power increase, a thoroughly revised interior, new technological features and a freshened look front and rear ensure this benchmark collection of rear and all-wheel-drive Sedans and Sports Wagon will maintain their place at the forefront of the mid-size luxury class.

2008 BMW 5-Series and M5 pricing announced
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2008 5-Series pricing are as follows:

U.S. Models 528i Sedan 528xi Sedan 535i Sedan 535xi Sedan 550i Sedan 535xi Sports Wagon
Base Price USA $45,075 $47,275 $50,175 $52,375 $59,275 $54,775
STEPTRONIC 6-speed, Automatic Transmission NC NC STD STD NC STD
Sport Automatic transmission with shift paddles NA NA 500 NA 500 NA
Active Steering 1,400 NA 1,400 NA 1,400 NA
Rear Door Mounted Side-Impact Airbag 385 385 385 385 385 385
Comfort Access 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000
Power Rear Sun Shade/Manual Rear Side Window Shades 575 575 575 575 575 NA
Manual Rear Side Window Shades NA NA NA NA NA 250
Light Poplar wood trim NC NC NC NC NC NC
Bamboo Anthracite wood trim NC NC NC NC NC NC
Multi-contour Front Seats including Lumbar Support 1,200/ZSP 1,200/ZSP 1,200/ZSP 1,200/ZSP 1,200/ZSP 1,200/ZSP
Fold Down Rear Seats 475 475 475 475 475 STD
Front Seat Lumbar Support ZPP ZPP STD STD STD STD
Front Comfort Seats ZPP ZPP STD STD STD STD
Heated Front Seats 500/ZCW 500/ZCW 500/ZCW 500/ZCW 500/ZCW 500/ZCW
Rear Seat Heating 350 350 350 350 350 350
Park Distance Control (PDC), front and rear 700 700 700 700 STD 700
Adaptive Xenon Low and High Beam Headlights 800 800 STD STD STD STD
High Beam Assistant 250 250 250 250 250 250
Lane Departure Warning 500 500 500 500 500 500
Active Cruise Control (ACC) 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400
17" Star Spoke Alloy Wheels (Style 122) w/245/45R-17 performance run-flat-tires (528xi: requires Sport Package) ZSP 300 NA NA NA NA
18" Star Spoke Alloy Wheels (Style 123) w/240/45R18 performance run-flat-tires (535xi models: requires Sport Package) NA NA ZSP 600 NA 600
On-board Navigation System (incl. RTTI) 1,900 1,900 1,900 1,900 1,900 1,900
Head up display 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200
Night Vision 2,200 2,200 2,200 2,200 2,200 2,200
HD Radio with multicasting reception capability 350 350 350 350 350 350
SIRIUS Satellite Radio 595 595 595 595 595 595
Logic7 Sound System 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200
iPod/USB Adapter 400 400 400 400 400 400
Dakota Leather Upholstery 1,450/ZPP 1,450/ZPP 1,450/ZPP 1,450/ZPP STD 1,450/ZPP
Sport Package (ZSP) (requires Leather upholstery) 2,800 2,800 2,800 2,800 2,800 2,800
Premium Package (ZPP) 2,300 2,300 2,300 2,300 2,300 2,300
Cold Weather Package (CWP) 750 750 750 750 750 750
2008 BMW 5-Series and M5 pricing announced
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The 2008 M5 is offered with a V10 engine with a maximum power of 500 hp. Like previous M engines, the M5’s V-10 was developed to exploit high engine speeds to achieve extraordinary performance. Its redline is 8250 rpm; its maximum power of 500 hp is achieved at 7750 rpm and its maximum torque of 383 lb-ft. is realized at 6100 rpm.

Here’s some key data about this amazing engine:

  • 0-60 mph in 4.5 seconds
  • 500 hp @ 7750 rpm, 383 lb-ft. of torque at 6100 rpm
  • Redline 8250 rpm.
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