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Latest 2012 BMW M5 Spy Video Sparking DCT Transmission Rumors 24
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Posted by Larry in 2012 BMW M5, Automotive, BMW, BMW M5, Nordschleife, Nurburgring, video on 09 24th, 2010

True automotive enthusiasts have probably already guessed that the upcoming 2012 BMW M5 will have a DCT (Dual Clutch Transmission) mated to its twin turbo V8 by the way it sounds banging through the gears on previous spy videos. The latest spy video is yet another indication of this very thing. The power output of the 2012 BMW M5 has not been confirmed but is now speculated to be between 585 to 600 horsepower. Rumors have said that the new DCT transmission will have either 7 or 8 forward gears.

Below is the latest spy video of the 2012 BMW M5 during testing. Enjoy!

[source: M5Board.com]







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