BMW can easily take credit for producing some of the world’s best vehicles. The German based automaker is responsible for building an internationally recognized reputation for manufacturing some of the world’s most iconic automobiles throughout its 100 year history. In celebration of this important milestone, it’s only fitting to take a closer look at the top 10 game changing BMW models of all time. We begin with the tenth most popular to work our way towards the climactic announcement of number one.
BMW E39 M5
This model was first introduced in 1986, taking its inspiration from the M5 which had earned a reputation for being the speediest production sedan on the planet. This particular spawn received accolades for its near perfection in sedan form. The 4.9 liter V8 Engine generated 400 horses power along with an impressive 370 pound feet of torque. Thee performance off this vehicle gave Porsche and Ferrari a run for their money. The manual transmission gave it a sexy appeal offering extreme agility in handling, amazing utility and the ultimate in performance in its class. The heavy beast that weighted more than 4,000 pounds didn’t seem fettered by the fact.