P0024245Munich, Germany – The fifth-generation BMW M5 has ended production, having been on sale in the global market for five years. BMW produced a total of 20,548 of the ten-cylinder vehicles.

The M5 sedan accounted for 19,523 sales, while the M5 Touring, launched in 2007, sold 1,025 units. The total number is more than the production figures of the predecessor M5, which was manufactured for six years.

The U.S. was the largest market for the M5 sedan, with 8,800 vehicles sold, followed by Germany, Great Britain and Ireland, Japan and Italy. The majority of M5 Touring models were sold in Germany, Great Britain and Ireland, and Italy.

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