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Old 8th September 2005, 00:59   #1
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Question Are there any E60 BMW M5's in India yet?

Just curious. I have just taken delivery of my E60 (V-10) M5 and it's superb.

I know that there were a number of the previous models (E39, V-8) in India but I'd like to hear if any of the new ones have made it yet.
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you're a regular at the m5board, right?

there is at least one E60 M5 in India (in bangalore). You can find the pics of one of them here: http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/showth...ight=bangalore
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Congratulations Ashok hope you have some great times with your machine. That V10 is just awesome

How about some pictures of your new car?

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How about some pictures of your new car?

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Full collection report with pics here:

http://www.m5board.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=58426

Interesting to see M5's in India
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Nice find.good to see the NEW M5 in India.
What is the price for such a machine?
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We can all be pleased because the latest (sept ) issue of autocarindia has got a write up of an e60 M5 ,,pitted against a Ferrari F430,,costing double with half the number of doors,,and it comprehensively BLEW AWAY the Ferrari,,so BMW have done it,,also now that they r finally setting up a plant in Chennai and will have an official presence here,,we may get to see 1 or 2 soon
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Thats pretty awesome ashok..its a beauti..but isnt the headrest TVs and that light colored strip non std? Or is it factory?

In the US we wouldnt get most of this, it would be limited options here..

I am probably gonna wait for the M6 to hit the US or the Skyline GTR..either of the 2, but ofcourse only after the Z06 is in my garage..
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Is there a difference between a bmw 530i and m5 because i drove the 530i in bangalore.It belongs to Mr Atmaram(who owns gangaram).Great car!!!,with a great engine.loads of class!!.there is also a m6 and a carrera S in bangalore if anyone noticed

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My whole colour scheme (paint, leather, wood) is a special order and not available on 'normal' M5's.

I ordered it through the BMW Individual program:

http://www.bmw.com/com/_shortcuts/individual/

BMW Individual is not available for the USA (but is for India).

The headrest TVs, DVD changer, cordless headphones etc. are aftermarket items and I had them fitted at my dealership before delivery.

..and binz there's a HUGE difference between the M5 and the 530 (in fact any other 5 series!).

I love this car
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Is there a difference between a bmw 530i and m5 because i drove the 530i in bangalore.It belongs to Mr Atmaram(who owns gangaram).Great car!!!,with a great engine.loads of class!!.there is also a m6 and a carrera S in bangalore if anyone noticed
Is there a diff? Sure you not kidding right

There is more diff between M5 and 530 than night and day I would say..530 is a sedan and thats it..hauls 5 ppl in a respectable manner, but M5, its a different animal altogether.. M is the AMG of BMW...

and M6 , are you sure? Can we have some pictures...M6 is killer man..I cant wait for it to launch in US next may..forget about getting one until 07 I would say..

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WHOAA!!

awesome machine there ashok !
and i simply love those alloys maaaaaaaaaaaan !! :drooooool: :droooooool:

congrats ashok
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