2012 BMW M5 all-wheel-drive model under consideration

BMW Concept M5

The production 2012 BMW M5 won’t make its debut until the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show in September, however, the BMW Concept M5 has been seen and will make its world debut at the 2011 Shanghai Motor Show later this month. Until the production model debuts in September, you can be sure to here about the new M5 everyday (realistically every week).

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In a short snippet we picked up from the many articles floating out there in the automotive news industry, it is reported that BMW is considering an all-wheel-drive M5. Why? To satisfy demand from the snow belt states in the United States, where all-wheel-drive competitors like Mercedes/AMG and Audi models are selling well.

“There will be some all-wheel-drive surprises on M cars in the future,” Albert Biermann, BMW M’s head of R&D told AutoCar.

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– By: Omar Rana

Source: AutoCar