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We've already gotten our first glimpse of the BMW M5 Concept
bound for the Shanghai Motor Show
, and now we can give up the full monty on BMW's fifth iteration of its world-beating super sedan.
In keeping with BMW
tradition, the M5 "Concept" is deceptively close to the production model that's set to hit Europe this Fall and come Stateside next spring, but so far, BMW is only telling half the high performance story.
Based off the current F10 5 Series chassis, the M5's exterior has been pinched, pulled and imbued with the understated aggression that typifies BMW's M-fettled products. Up front, a revised front fascia houses three enlarged black mesh-covered intakes to feed the turbocharged eight-cylinder and supply the front brakes with cool air. The lower edge of the sculpted front bumper is a pure representation of BMW's latest M models and extends rearward to the aerodynamic rear apron equipped with an integrated diffuser. A deceptively subtle lip spoiler spans the trunk to provide downforce at speed, while M-specific quad exhausts shuttle spent hydrocarbons out the back. Hit the jump
to continue reading, watch a video of the unveiling and check out the official press release.
Gallery: 2012 BMW M5 Concept
Gallery: 2012 BMW M5 Concept â?? live
Live photos copyright (C)2011 Damon Lavrinc / AOL
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