World Performance Car of 2018: BMW M5 F90 wins in New York

In the framework of the New York Auto Show in 2018, the World Performance Car of the Year was announced. The victory of the new BMW M5 F90, could prevail in the last round against Honda Civic Type R and the Lexus LC 500 secured. Previously, Ferrari were already in Portofino, the excreted Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio and the Renault Alpine A110. A total of 11 vehicles for the title of World Performance Car of the Year 2018 were nominated. All candidates must be sold on at least two continents, and numbers of a minimum of 2,000 units per year.

The Power sedan from Garching, Germany, receives another award, more important is the M GmbH, but are likely to in the coming weeks and months, as determined lap times to be – because success is determined at the M GmbH is always on the race track. The aim was clear: In each Segment, the BMW M acceleration, to provide the vehicle a better Performance than its direct competitors. This claim.the BMW M5 F90 soon with a impressive time on the N├╝rburgring Nordschleife under the walls

For BMW, the victory at the World Performance Car of the Year Award is the continuation of a several years lasting series of Successes at the World Car Awards. In the previous year, the BMW i3 has been honored as the World Urban Car of the Year 2017, the BMW 7 series won the title of World Luxury Car of the Year 2016, the BMW i8, the World Green Car of the Year 2015, and the BMW i3 is the World Green Car of the Year 2014. Earlier victories brought the BMW 118d World Green Car of the Year in 2008, and the BMW 3 series the World Car of the Year 2006.

Trudy Hardy (Vice President of Marketing, BMW of North America): “We are very pleased to receive this Award from the World Car of the Year Organization. The BMW 5-series has always played an important role in the BMW product Portfolio. In the sixth Generation, we are able to unseen customers with a wide range of different variants to offer, from the extremely efficient BMW 530e Plug-in Hybrid to the BMW M5, accelerates in less than 3.2 seconds from 0 to 60 miles, and therefore the fastest BMW of all times.”

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