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Old 21st August 2009, 07:21   #61
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meh, the original pics are too tacky, in a 1960's overdose of chrome and grilles sort of way
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Old 21st August 2009, 10:54   #62
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nice nice....like it. nice. got a touch of evo series in the headlights.

Too aggresive for a 'corporate saloon' though, but looks good.

Only complaint : the exhaust is tooo boring, just too simple, too boring.

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This one looks killer & matches with Sid's pic

I think this is the new one as the RVMs also give a similar feeling. Sid's one is the similar profile, whereas rest others are maybe other variants or renditions.
Thanks techno for the clarity.
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Whatever the final face of the 5 looks like, it would be better than the new E's over the top try.
BMW's are just better.
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Old 24th September 2009, 18:31   #65
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pics from carpix and worldcarfans
  • 4.4L twin turbo DI V8 from X5/ X6 M expected
  • quad exhaust pipes visible
  • observe the huge brake discs with twin pot calipers and cross drilled rotors.
  • power bulge hood not exactly visible but expected to make into the final production car
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The monster in the making! Will be one heck of a machine.

Looks like the infamous halo rings in the headlamps have gone from yellow to white.
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The wheels look like they were borrowed from the Acura TL S.
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Does the car have formal registration plates? They sure look so - although I have no clue whether those are valid numbers.

But in case it is a formal plate, is it possible to register a to-be-released car?
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Looks like a mini 7 series, and that is a good thing!
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The monster in the making! Will be one heck of a machine.

Looks like the infamous halo rings in the headlamps have gone from yellow to white.
I like! Can see more than a handful of design cues from the 7 series (everyone knows of my love for the new 7)! I'm willing to bet the new 5 (M or otherwise) will wear as clean a look as the 7 series does.

In the meanwhile, Mercedes has gone all quirky
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Looks long and slim. Hope BMW can bring the magic back as far as looks are concerned. The current gen other than 7 are not pleasing.
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I like! Can see more than a handful of design cues from the 7 series (everyone knows of my love for the new 7)! I'm willing to bet the new 5 (M or otherwise) will wear as clean a look as the 7 series does.

In the meanwhile, Mercedes has gone all quirky
This is what the next 5 series sedan will look like from the front. Its different from the 5 series GT pictured below.
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I think a thread on 5 - series exists :
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/intern...ies-spied.html

In this post I have posted some data on new M5:
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/896978-post11.html
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i dont think these tail lamps are final at all. they are temp. for sure. look around the tail. there is more arches to be filled
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Agree with you jesal. Those tail lamps are not final. The car looks sleeker but I simply love the current 5 especially those eagle eyes. Cant see it being replaced by anything lesser. Praying...
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Some more news.
so the taillamps did change through the various spyshots. and I like it. The new ones look good.
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Thanks to our "send a tip" function a WCF user has sent us this awesome video of the next-generation BMW M5 in camouflage. Internally codenamed the F10, this car will mark a seismic shift in philosophy for the Bavarian marque as it employs turbo technology in an M sedan.

Partly shot at the Nurburgring the clip takes us through just under four minutes of footage. At 00:59 you'll seen a Nissan GT-R seemingly chasing the M5. What a future battle that will be for motoring media. At several points in the video, particularly at 3:17, the turbos can be heard spooling up and pitching quite high.

BMW begins selling the new 5 Series globally in 2010 and the M5 should follow around a year later. It is thought that BMW's 4.4-litre twin turbo machine will also do duty for the bahnstomer but instead of 300kW (408hp) or 408kW (555hp) it will produce something close to 430kW (585hp).

Speculation is that an 8-speed sequential transmission will send all power to the rear wheels with the assistance of an electronic differential. To improve driving dynamics and fuel efficiency, weight will be kept as low as possible using sophisticated light body construction materials.

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