Look At, But Don't Talk To, The New BMW M5 (F10)

Edward Niedermeyer
by Edward Niedermeyer

The BMW F10 M5 has been shot at the Nürburgring, shown as a “concept,” and has generally been exposed to expectant fans the world over. But even as it was caught prepping for US market duty in Southern California, the name of the game was “look but don’t talk.” We’ve discussed the anti-social tendencies of test mule drivers before, but for some reason it always seems to surprise the folks who come across a mule on the road. On the other hand, if you saw a brand-new M5 on the road with private plates, would you expect the driver to give you the time of day? I thought not.

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  • Truenorth Truenorth on Jun 16, 2011

    Crazy German techniques to ignore people? What techniques are those? HI FELLA, IT'S ME! I HAVE AN M3 AT HOME! I'm surprised the test driver didn't roll up the windows. Was our reporter expecting to get an interview? How old are the people writing these articles, anyway. It's embarrassing.

  • TonyJZX TonyJZX on Jun 16, 2011

    if i was him i'm look over to M3 driver completely unimpressed and then wind up the windows...

  • Inside Looking Out This is actually the answer to the question I asked not that long ago.
  • Inside Looking Out Regarding "narrow windows" - the trend is that windows will eventually be replaced by big OLED screens displaying some exotic place or may even other planet.
  • Robert I have had 4th gen 1996 model for many years and enjoy driving as much now as when I first purchased it - has 190 hp variant with just the right amount of power for most all driving situations!
  • ToolGuy Meanwhile in Germany...
  • Donald More stuff to break god I love having a nanny in my truck... find a good tuner and you can remove most of the stupid stuff they add like this and auto park when the doors open stupid stuff like that