2012 BMW M5 F10 Laguna Seca Video

CarNecks BMW M5 F10 2012
BMW certainly enjoys to tease its fans by releasing pictures and videos of the newest and latest. I have to say that they do a good job of building buzz around their latest production models but I have got to admit that I only skim through most of the news releases save anything related to the new F10, 2012 M5. Having worked closely with both the outgoing E39 and E60 M5 models, I have gotten fairly familiar with the similarities and differences of both vehicles. Despite having drastically different engines, the E39 with a v8, 4.9L producing nearly 400bhp and the E60 with a v10, 5.0L spitting out 500bhp; I shudder to think how powerful and quick the F10 v8 4.4L Twin Turbo will perform.
The engine is smaller and lighter than the previous two models. It is also no longer naturally aspirated as two turbos spool up to boost the power to a huge 560 horsepower and 500 ftlb torque. Having just completed a comparsion of the older E39 and the outgoing E60, I would actually enjoy giving the F10 a go -- just to see how much more quickly it can make me smile as it propels you 60 mph in 4.4 seconds, .3 seconds faster than the outgoing E60 model.
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