Hear the 2012 BMW M5 in full wail mode

BMW's shown us the new 2012 M5, and we've even already had some drive time on an icy Swedish lake, but now we can hear the new über-sedan in full twin-turbo wail. » 6/21/11 9:30am 6/21/11 9:30am

2012 BMW M5: My, What Pretty Exhaust Tips You Have

When the F10-based 5 Series was revealed at the end of last year, all we could think about was the 2012 M5. Especially now that we've whet our whistle with this latest set of spy photos of the upcoming model. » 10/21/10 10:20pm 10/21/10 10:20pm

2011 BMW M5: First Look Inside

The 2011 BMW M5's twin-turbocharged 540-hp V8 is rumored to be mated only to a manumatic transmission and these exclusive spy images inside the cockpit do nothing to quiet those whispers. Does this mean the ultimate driving machine is dead? » 8/30/10 12:30pm 8/30/10 12:30pm

2011 BMW M5 Burns Rubber Around The 'Ring

The 2011 BMW M5 causes mischief wherever it goes, whether on the pages of Car and Driver or here, on the Nürburgring, throwing up tire smoke as the rumored twin-turbo V8 lays down some rubber. » 4/30/10 3:00pm 4/30/10 3:00pm

How Car and Driver Stole One Artist's Work

Jon Sibal renders next-generation cars before they're revealed — a commodity coveted by auto insiders, analysts and car-crazed fan-boys. Now he's fighting Car and Driver, Hachette's money-makin' machine, to acknowledge his work was stolen. Here's his story. — Ed. UPDATE! » 4/29/10 8:45am 4/29/10 8:45am

2012 BMW M5: The Twin-Turbo V8 Super Sedan At Play

Loaded with a twin-turbo V8 rumored to produce 578 HP, can you blame the test engineers for driving the 2012 BMW M5 out in public to be spotted by the keen eyes of spy photographers? Interior pic below. » 4/19/10 9:00am 4/19/10 9:00am

2011 BMW M5 Spied Testing Twin-Turbos

The 2011 BMW M5 will likely drop its V10 in favor of a torquey 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 pumping out an expected 540 HP. Rumors aside, these spy photos clearly show a brawnier Bimmer with quad exhaust pipes. » 12/22/09 9:30am 12/22/09 9:30am

Next M5 Reveals Muscular Power Bulge, Not Much Else

The front end of what could be the 2011 BMW M5 revision will evidently look like the current M3. No word on what's under that bulge or if it's necessary or merely cosmetic. [Bimmerpost] » 9/18/09 4:30pm 9/18/09 4:30pm

2011 BMW M5 Spotted Lapping The 'Ring

The first thing you notice about the 2011 BMW M5 is its size. Compared to the E60 M5 chase car, it's positively huge. It also appears to adapt 2009 BMW 7-series proportions. Does this mean it'll adapt that vehicle's über-conservative styling too? We're not sure yet. What we do know is that the biggest change will come… » 7/25/08 11:00am 7/25/08 11:00am