Video: 2012 BMW M5 on track at Laguna Seca

BMW M5 | August 21st, 2011 by 15
2012 bmw m5 pictures 932 750x500 Video: 2012 BMW M5 on track at Laguna Seca

At Laguna Seca, BMW introduced to the US market the new 2012 BMW M5. While no test drives were scheduled this week in the M5, …

At Laguna Seca, BMW introduced to the US market the new 2012 BMW M5. While no test drives were scheduled this week in the M5, a few lucky BMW personnel had the unique opportunity to drive the new M5 on race track during a commercial shoot.

With the 2012 BMW M5, the Garching-based sporty division replaces the naturally aspirated engine with a TwinPower turbocharged V8.

The high-revving 4.4-liter (4395cc) turbocharged uses the BMW M TwinPower Turbo technology, twin-scroll turbochargers, high-precision direct fuel injection, Valvetronic variable valve control and a cross-bank exhaust manifold. 2012 BMW M5 outputs 560 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 501 lb-ft of torque (680 Nm) at 1,500 rpm.

2012 bmw m5 pictures 932 655x433 Video: 2012 BMW M5 on track at Laguna SecaThe F10 M5 will make its market debut in Spring 2012. An xDrive version is rumored to launch as an option in the future.

  • Manny Antunes

    OK, I messed my shorts! 

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000404206443 Misha Nikolich

    Great footage! Love the M5. 

  • kalmankacso

    beauty!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1842858183 Ahmad Haziq

    Not going to say anything yet sound because I’ve yet to hear any that is clear enough. Despite that, it’s a beauty – superior to the E60 in my opinion.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1842858183 Ahmad Haziq

    Not going to say anything yet sound because I’ve yet to hear any that is clear enough. Despite that, it’s a beauty – superior to the E60 in my opinion.

  • SD Boy Racer

    Sabine Schmitz should have been the one to introduce the new M5 to the track at Laguna Seca.

  • Anonymous

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