Video: Richard Hammond test-drives the new BMW M5

Over the weekend, Richard Hammond got his hands on the all-new 2012 BMW M5 for an all out test on Top Gear. What did he think?

Have a look in the video after the jump (and do it quick before YouTube yanks it).

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Refresher: The 2012 BMW M5 is powered by a 4.4L V8 engine with M TwinPower Turbo (consisting of Twin Scroll Twin Turbo Technology) making 560-hp between 6,000 and 7,000 rpm with a maximum torque of 502 lb-ft from 1,500 rpm. Mated to a 7-speed M Double Clutch Transmission Drivelogic (with steering wheel mounted paddle shifters), the 2012 BMW M5 goes from 0 to 62 mph in 4.4 seconds, 0 to 124 mph in 13 seconds with a top speed of 155 mph or 190 mph with M Driver’s Package.

– By: Omar Rana