Produced: from 1995 to 2003
Headlights, tail lights and front halogens were replaced and bumpers design was slightly changed as the result of facelift in 2000.
SERIES 5 E39 was a fourth generation of fifth series. It had many sporty features like: M5 400 horsepower, 5-litre engine V8, which allowed to speed to 100 km/h in 5,3 seconds. However maximum speed was 300 km/h a blockade on the engine allowed to drive 250 km/h.