Ahead of the scheduled launch, leaked photos of the 2012 BMW M5 were released by German magazine AutoZeitung. Full details will be revealed in the upcoming days, but for now, here is the scoop.
The 2012 BMW M5 will output 560 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 501 lb-ft of torque (680 Nm) at 1,500 rpm. The new F10 M5 will run to 62 mph (100 km/h) in 4.4 seconds. To reach 124 mph (200 km/h), the new M5 needs about 13 seconds.
Same as the old E60 M5, the M-Drivers-Package brings the top speed to 189 mph (305km/h).
The color featured in the official photos seems to be Monte Carlo blue.
The M5 sits on 265/35 ZR 20 front tires and 295/30 ZR 20 rear.
In Germany, the 2012 BMW M5 is said to start at around 100,000 euros.
Stay tuned for more details!