The BMW M5 MotoGP Safety Car gets featured in a new, dynamic video by BMW. The idea behind the video is the promotion of the BMW M Performance Parts catalog which offers a wide range of accessories that could turn your own M5 into a Pace Car.
There are carbon fiber Kidney Grilles, with the “M5” logo, carbon fiber mirror caps and carbon side skirts, that bear the “M Performance” name. There’s also some carbon trim on the lower front air intakes and M-colored stripes.
As far as the performance upgrades, a manually-adjustable M Performance coilover setup is available. It gives the M5 a stiffer setup than the standard car, comes with as the standard M5 is designed to be comfy as well. This new coilover setup is designed to add increased performance and dynamics. Also, the added adjustability allows for owners to tune their car for either the road or the track. It’s also something for owners to geek out about, which is always good. To add some visual flare, the springs are painted red.
One of the most important M Performance upgrades is the exhaust. The M Performance exhaust adds some more aggression and raciness to the 4.4 liter twin-turbo V8’s noise.
Inside, a new carbon fiber M Performance steering wheel gives the cabin a racier, track-oriented look. The new wheel’s odd geometry, carbon fiber inserts and Alcantara bolsters make the cabin look like it’s in a proper track car. It also comes with new carbon fiber paddle shifters. There’s new carbon shift lever, as well. All of these parts are available on the BMW M5 MotoGp Safety Car, as well.