from now till August 30, folks in Japan with deep pockets can get ready their check book (or platinum credit card) and head on down to BMW M Heat website to lay their hands on a very limited edition M5, dubbed the BMW M5 Nighthawk Sports Sedan. for 18,200,000 Yen (which is about US$185,000, if you really need to know), Japanese customers can vie for just 10 units of this dark ride clad in a reduced gloss black paint work known as BMW Individual Frozen Black. in addition to the sleek paint job, the M5 Nighthawk also features dark chrome parts in place of the regular chrome finish in items such as the signature Beemer kidney grill, side sills, door handles, sports exhaust tail pipes and a set of matching 20-inch M light alloy forged wheels in black matt black finish wraps up the exterior presentation. inside the cabin, a full leather Merino interior in bright Sakiru orange takes center stage with bits of carbon element to convey the sporty lineage and sophistication associated with the M-powered ride.
under the hood is a Competition Package enhanced 4.4-liter V8 M TwinPower Turbo unit producing 575 PS (423 kW) and 680 Nm of torque, mated to a 7-speed M DCT gearbox that pushes this rear wheel driven ride from naught to 100 km/h in just 4.2 seconds. a M carbon ceramic brake system is place to haul this handsome beast to stop. as you might have guessed by now, the BMW M5 Nighthawk comes standard with the Competition Package introduced this year which include a sportier suspension set along with a lower ride height, a new rack-and-pinion steering with the M-specific Servotronic variable assist function, and a M chassis control system that’s adapted to the Competition Package suspension profile. a special nameplate with serial number can also be found inside the cabin, just to remind you that the ride you are in ain’t no ordinary M5. have a few more look in the small gallery below.