Why was there no BMW E39 M5 Touring?

Although BMW toyed with the idea of building an E39 M5 Touring, they never did, citing financial reasons. Perhaps it was the cost of moving the wheel well to accommodate the quad exit exhausts…? Maybe we’ll never know.

Check out the photos of the only (known about) BMW E39 M5 Touring below.

There was an E34 M5 Touring (891 of them, to be precise)

There was no E39 M5 Touring (apart from the one below, and this home made one)

There was no E60 M5 Touring.

There was an E61 M5 Touring.

There was no F10 M5 Touring

There is no F90 M5 Touring (yet…)

And the little brother 3 Series…? Nope, never from the factory.

There was no E30 M3 Touring. (apart from this home made one)

There was no E36 M3 Touring. (apart from this home made one)

There was no E46 M3 Touring. (part from this famous genuine BMW made one… and this home one, oh, and this one)

BMW E39 M5 Touring Prototype:

 

One response to “Why was there no BMW E39 M5 Touring?

  1. Pingback: Check out this home made BMW E39 M5 Touring | goodshoutmedia·

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