Head of BMW’s M division, Dr. Kay Sigler, has confirmed that the next generation M5 will be using a twin-turbocharged V8, instead of the current model’s V10.

After last year’s debut, the X5 M and X6 M, it was highly anticipated that a V8 powerplant will be used . Though the 500bhp V10 engine for the current M5 is exceptionally powerful engine has seen its use, with the appearances of smaller powerplants that dish out larger quantities of power and more importantly, TORQUE!

Trust BMW to bring their V-configured engines back into contention. After all, they did grace us with a 6.2L V12 powerplant that took the competition more than 10 years to overcome its performance figures.


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