The base price of the F10 BMW M5 starts at 102, 700 euros and it comes with many standard premium features, like Merino leather, heated seats, automatic climate control with four-zone climate control, xenon headlights with adaptive lights and head-up display.
Its main competitor, the Mercedes Benz E63 AMG, is priced at 105,791 euro for the 525 horsepower variant and 113,645 euro for the 557 horsepower model.
One of the special exterior colors offered is the BMW Individual Champagne Quartz Metallic at 2,300 euros.
With its base price of just over 100,000 euro, the 2012 BMW M5 sits just below the entry prices of the BMW X5 M and X6 BMW M.
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.