BMW shows off its latest M5 police car concept for the Autobahn

 If you were ever thinking about getting yourself involved in a high-speed chase in Germany, particularly on the Autobahn, you might want to reconsider. That’s because BMW has just showcased its sharpest tool yet for the German Polizei at BMW’s Welt Museum in Munich: the new BMW M5 police car.

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Despite the M5’s monstrous proportions and four-doors, only a select number of supercars and sports cars can outrun BMW’s infamous mid-sized performance saloon car. And thankfully, BMW said that as of now, this M5 police car is just a concept, so speeders in Germany won’t have to worry…yet.

Of course, powering the M5 is a twin-turbocharged 4.4L V8 good for 552hp and 502 lb-ft of torque, mated to a seven-speed dual clutch cog swapper. It makes me want to join Germany’s law enforcement…

– By: Chris Chin

Source: BMW’s Facebook via BMWBlog