The M5 has always been the standard bearer among the BMW line, with the larger 7-series being more pure luxury and the 3-series a bit more on the playful side. To be an M5, it must do everything right. Comfort that makes you never want to leave the seat, power that ensures you own the road, and handling that is part super saloon and part ultimate sports car. The newest M5 ticks all those boxes and more, including all-wheel drive, an M5 first. Compare it against previous generations and you’ll see the results of years of evolution of the ultimate driving machine.