Spy Shots: Twin-turbo M5 and M7 prototypes

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  1. conduit

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    Will the M5 get a twin-turbo and be joined by an M7? Mr. Lehmann and Co. have caught an M5 and a 7-Series with extra ventage. It's hypothesized that Audi has understated the RS6's pony count, telling the world it's 580 when it's actually 600. And now with both Mercedes and Audi outdoing the M in the horsepower war, the theory is that that's an insult BMW simply cannot allow. Hence the addition of double-barrel blowers to equalize the equation.

    As for the possibility of an M7, all there is to see are a large scoop at the front of the hood and two smaller scoops at the rear. With years of AMG S-Classes and Audi S8's behind us, if there is an M7 on the way, all we can say is: it's about time.

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    Will the M division really go the FI route? What are you opinions? :wiggle:
     
  2. Mjolnir

    Mjolnir WHM6D > *

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    My opinion is that fast is fast, and I don't really care how a manufacturer gets 600+ HP out of a 4 door luxury sedan with a 4 year bumper-to-bumper warranty.
     
  3. art_VW_shark

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    TT v10 in a 7 series=mercedes can stop production of the S65.




    TODAY
     
  4. deusexaethera

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    Nothing wrong with forced-induction. It's more efficient.
     
  5. art_VW_shark

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    nothing wrong? You're not an ethusiast if you wouldn't recommend it.
    M5-R anyone?
     
  6. cnred

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    i was at Nurburgring back in October and i was watching prototypes going around i saw something that could be an M7. Only because it had an M style front bumper and the quad exhaust.
     

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