2005 BMW M5

from the private collection of Jenson Button,

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    2005
  • Car type 
    Saloon
  • Sunroof
    Yes
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    White
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Estimate: £28,000 - £35,000
Registration Number: JB05 BAR
Chassis Number: WBSNB92090BE18333
The E60 M5 was introduced in 2005 powered by a 5 litre BMW V10 engine capable of a heady 8250 rpm, developing a peak output of 500 bhp and 380 lbft of torque. All cars were fitted with a 7 speed automated manual gearbox providing prodigious performance including a 0-62 mph time of 4.7 seconds and a top speed of 203 mph with the speed limiter deactivated.
Jenson Button MBE was born on 19th January 1980 in Frome, Somerset. He began karting at the age of eight and showed his extraordinary ability from the start, winning all 34 races in the 1991 British Cadet Kart Championship. Further success followed including three British Kart Championships and victory in the European Super A Championship in 1997, the youngest driver ever to achieve this feat. The British Formula Ford Championship crown followed in 1998 along with victory at the Formula Ford Festival at Brands Hatch – a sure indicator of future