BMW M5 Concept to Debut at Shanghai Motor Show

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bmw m5 concept to debut at shanghai motor show

Alongside the new 6 Series Coupe and a special long wheelbase 5 Series plug-in hybrid, BMW will debut a concept version of the new M5 at the Shanghai Motor Show next month.

Teased incessantly by the German automaker the car will get a twin-turbo 4.4-liter V8 making no less than 555-hp and mated to a dual-clutch transmission. It is also rumored to use a type of KERS hybrid system.

Officially set to debut in production form at the Frankfurt Auto Show this fall, the concept should give a close look at what to expect.

Other vehicles expected to be revealed in Shanghai include the Audi Q3 crossover and the new Volkswagen Beetle, with a simultaneous unveiling at the NY Auto Show.

[Source: Auto Motor und Sport]

Colum Wood
Colum Wood

With AutoGuide from its launch, Colum previously acted as Editor-in-Chief of Modified Luxury & Exotics magazine where he became a certifiable car snob driving supercars like the Koenigsegg CCX and racing down the autobahn in anything over 500 hp. Find Colum on <a href="">Twitter.</a>

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