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Watch BMW’s 600-Horsepower M5 ’30 Jahre’ Edition Burn Rubber: Video

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BMW launched a special version of its latest M5 to celebrate the nameplate’s 30th anniversary this year. The special version is called the M5 30 Jahre Edition, German for “30 years,” and just 300 of them will be built for worldwide sale. And of these, only 30 will make it to U.S. shores, one of which is being kept by BMW of North America.

Despite a steep $138,275 price tag, it’s almost certain all the cars are sold out—and for good reason. With a peak output of 600 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque, the M5 30 Jahre Edition is the most powerful road car BMW has ever built.

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The 0-60 mph dash is accomplished in just 3.7 seconds (with the standard seven-speed M-DCT dual-clutch transmission) and top speed is governed to 155 mph (190 mph with the M Driver's Package). As for the car's curb weight, that comes in at a hefty 4,123 pounds.

Watch it be unleashed in the video above. As the host concludes, with just 300 due to be built, be sure to take a closer look if you’re ever lucky enough to spot one in the wild.

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