Here we go! BMW's long-awaited M5 has finally been seen for the first time in production form.

Looking mostly like the concept version, as if we didn't see that coming, the M5 photographs have been leaked for the world to see the next-gen, high-performance product from M.

Official Specs / Stats:

560PS (552hp) / 680Nm (501tq)
552hp at 6,000rpm (E60 M5 reached max 507PS at 7750rpm)
Max torque at just 1500rpm (vs E60 M5 which had max torque of 507Nm)
7-speed DCT transmission

0-100km (0-62mph) in 4.4 seconds (E60 M5 took 4.7 seconds)
0-200km (0-124mph)in 13 seconds
M-Drivers-Package will increase top speed from 250km/h to 305km/h (127mph to 189mph)
Active M-differential with torque vectoring
Looks to break 8min lap at Nurburgring

Tires are 265/35 ZR 20" front 295/30 ZR 20" rear

The official press release and full set of photos will come early next week, followed by the public debut at the M Festival (next Thursday, June 23).

[Source: 5post]

**Special thanks to Gustav of for alerting us of this breaking news

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LEAKED! The Production 2012 BMW M5 Is Seen For The FIRST Time

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