See how a 2018 BMW M5 sizes up to its competition in Brakes And Stopping Near Duluth, GA.


 
  • SONS Automotive Group Journal
  • Jul 10th 2018 - 155 days ago
  • Duluth, GA
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Compared To Maserati Quattroporte 2018



For better stopping power the M5’s brake rotors are larger than those on the Quattroporte:

 

M5

Quattroporte S

Quattroporte GTS

Front Rotors

15.6 inches

14.2 inches

15 inches

Rear Rotors

15 inches

13.8 inches

13.8 inches

The M5 offers optional heat-treated ceramic brake rotors, which last ten to twenty times as long as conventional cast iron rotors, don’t rust, don’t fade during repeated high speed braking, and their lighter weight contribute to better braking, handling and acceleration. The Quattroporte doesn’t offer ceramic brake rotors.




Compared To Aston Martin Rapide 2018



The M5 offers optional heat-treated ceramic brake rotors, which last ten to twenty times as long as conventional cast iron rotors, don’t rust, don’t fade during repeated high speed braking, and their lighter weight contribute to better braking, handling and acceleration. The Rapide doesn’t offer ceramic brake rotors.




Compared To Mercedes AMG E 63 2018



For better stopping power the M5’s standard brake rotors are larger than those on the AMG E 63:

 

M5

AMG E 63

Front Rotors

15.6 inches

15.4 inches

Rear Rotors

15 inches

14.2 inches




Compared To Mercedes AMG C 63 Sedan 2018



For better stopping power the M5’s standard brake rotors are larger than those on the AMG C 63 Sedan:

 

M5

AMG C 63

Front Rotors

15.6 inches

14.2 inches

Rear Rotors

15 inches

14.2 inches

The M5 stops much shorter than the AMG C 63 Sedan:

 

M5

AMG C 63

 

80 to 0 MPH

190 feet

206 feet

Road and Track

60 to 0 MPH

110 feet

118 feet

Road and Track




Compared To Lexus GS F 2018



For better stopping power the M5’s brake rotors are larger than those on the GS F:

 

M5

GS F

Front Rotors

15.6 inches

14.9 inches

Rear Rotors

15 inches

13.5 inches

The M5 offers optional heat-treated ceramic brake rotors, which last ten to twenty times as long as conventional cast iron rotors, don’t rust, don’t fade during repeated high speed braking, and their lighter weight contribute to better braking, handling and acceleration. The GS F doesn’t offer ceramic brake rotors.




Compared To Dodge Charger SRT 2018



For better stopping power the M5’s brake rotors are larger than those on the Charger SRT:

 

M5

Charger SRT

Front Rotors

15.6 inches

15.4 inches

Rear Rotors

15 inches

13.8 inches

The M5 offers optional heat-treated ceramic brake rotors, which last ten to twenty times as long as conventional cast iron rotors, don’t rust, don’t fade during repeated high speed braking, and their lighter weight contribute to better braking, handling and acceleration. The Charger SRT doesn’t offer ceramic brake rotors.

The M5 stops shorter than the Charger SRT:

 

M5

Charger SRT

 

80 to 0 MPH

190 feet

194 feet

Road and Track

60 to 0 MPH

110 feet

114 feet

Road and Track




Compared To Audi S6 2018



The M5 offers optional heat-treated ceramic brake rotors, which last ten to twenty times as long as conventional cast iron rotors, don’t rust, don’t fade during repeated high speed braking, and their lighter weight contribute to better braking, handling and acceleration. The S6 doesn’t offer ceramic brake rotors.




Compared To Jaguar XE 2018



For better stopping power the M5’s brake rotors are larger than those on the XE:

 

M5

XE

XE opt.

Front Rotors

15.6 inches

12.4 inches

13.8 inches

Rear Rotors

15 inches

11.8 inches

12.8 inches

The M5’s standard front and rear disc brakes are vented to help dissipate heat for shorter stops with less fading. The rear discs standard on the XE are solid, not vented.

The M5 offers optional heat-treated ceramic brake rotors, which last ten to twenty times as long as conventional cast iron rotors, don’t rust, don’t fade during repeated high speed braking, and their lighter weight contribute to better braking, handling and acceleration. The XE doesn’t offer ceramic brake rotors.

The M5 stops shorter than the XE:

 

M5

XE

 

80 to 0 MPH

190 feet

199 feet

Road and Track

60 to 0 MPH

110 feet

112 feet

Road and Track