It could be served by up to 641 horsepower.
A number of visual upgrades are expected too.
It will likely drop a few pounds in the process.
BMW CS models have historically stood both more and less, more power and less weight. Yes, there have been CSL models, including the ultra-rare E36 M3 CSL, but for this story, it appears as though a slightly lighter, more powerful, and dynamically charged BMW M5 CS is on the way.
According to BMW Blog, this new BMW M5 CS could break cover as early as later this year. It was only last week that the covers we lifted off the newly revised 2021 BMW M5 and M5 Competition. We’d almost have to guess that BMW expected that fans and buyers would be disappointed to learn that the new M5 would mechanically be identical to the previous car.
The M5 CS would, in true BMW fashion, would see its twin-turbocharged 4.4-litre V8 grow from the Competition’s 617 horsepower and 553 lb.-ft. of torque up to 641 and 590 respectively. Helping to keep the shiny side up would be a retuned limited-slip rear differential and some big ceramic brakes.
Visually, the M5 CS could include a revised front bumper, likely for more cooling, some special or unique colours, a carbon-fibre roof and rear spoiler, as well as interior upgrades with badges to remind you what it is you’re driving.
The CS’ price, from the base $103,500 in the US and $121,000 in Canada could represent a $10,000 to $15,000 jump.