2012 BMW M5 F10 MY12

2012 BMW M5 F10 MY12 Specifications

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About the 2012 BMW M5 F10 MY12

The 2012 BMW M5 F10 MY12 is a rear-wheel drive four-door sedan that was released to the Australian market on 01/02/2012 classified as a F10 MY12. The M5 is regarded as a large car built in Germany with prices from a dealer as a used car starting at A$36,800.

The M5 is a rear-wheel drive 4 door with 5 seats, powered by a 4.4L TURBO V8 engine that has 412 kW of power (at 6000 rpm) and 680 Nm of torque (at 1500 rpm) via a Seven-speed Auto Direct Shift. BMW claims the M5 F10 MY12 uses 9.9L/100km of Premium Unleaded Petrol in the combined city and highway cycle while putting out 232g of CO2. It has a 80L fuel tank, meaning it should be able to travel 808km per full tank.

The M5 measures 1456mm (57.3 inches) in height, 4910mm (193.3 inches) in length, 1891mm (74.4 inches) in width with a 2964mm (116.7 inches) wheelbase that brings about a total of 1870kg (4122.6 lbs) of unladen weight. The M5 F10 MY12 comes standard with 265/35 R20 front tyres and 295/30 R20 rear tyres. It requires a service every 24 months or 25,000 km, whichever comes first.

The 2012 BMW M5 F10 MY12 has a 117mm ground clearance with a 2000kg braked and 750kg unbraked towing capacity. It has a final gear ratio of 3.154.

The M5 has received a 9 star rating from ANCAP. The VIN number can be found on the Driver Side Inner Guard and the compliance plate is located on the Pass Side Lower B-Pillar. An example VIN number would be similar to WBSFV92%0C5000011.


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BMW M5 F10 MY12 Details
Used Price From DealerA$36,800
Trade-In ValueA$30,900
SeriesF10 MY12
Body Stylefour-door sedan
Release date01/02/2012
Discontinued date31/07/2013
Drive typeRWD
VIN plate locationDriver Side Inner Guard
Compliance plate locationPass Side Lower B-Pillar
VIN ExampleWBSFV92%0C5000011
Country of originGermany
SegmentLarge Car
Safety ANCAP rating9 stars
Number of doors4
Seating capacity5
BMW M5 F10 MY12 Engine Specifications
Size4395cc, 4.4L
Power @ RPM 412kW @ 6000rpm (552.5 hp)
Torque @ RPM680Nm @ 1500rpm (501.5 lb-ft)
Cylindersturbocharged eight-cylinder
Number of Valves32
Euro Rating-
Compression ratio10
Power/weight ratio220.3kw/tonne
Bore/stroke88.3mm × 89mm (3.5in × 3.5in)
BMW M5 F10 MY12 Drivetrain and Wheels
TransmissionSeven-speed Auto Direct Shift
Drive typerear-wheel drive
Turning circle12.6m (41.3 ft)
Brake (front) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Brake (rear) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Front tyre & wheel size265/35 R20 - 9x20
Rear tyre & wheel size295/30 R20 - 10x20
Front suspension typeDouble wishbone, Coil Spring, Gas damper, Anti roll bar
Rear suspension typeMulti-link system, Coil Spring, Gas damper, Anti roll bar
BMW M5 F10 MY12 Fuel Specifications
Fuel tank capacity80L
Fuel consumption (combined average)9.9L / 100km
Fuel consumption city (average)-
Fuel consumption highway (average)-
Vehicle range808.1km (502.1 miles)
Emission standard-
E10 compatible-
CO2 emissions (combined)232g / 100km
CO2 emissions (city)-
CO2 emissions (highway)-
BMW M5 F10 MY12 Dimensions
Length4910mm (193.3 inches)
Width1891mm (74.4 inches)
Height1456mm (57.3 inches)
Wheelbase2964mm (116.7 inches)
Front track1627mm (64.1 inches)
Rear track1582mm (62.3 inches)
Ground clearance117mm (4.6 inches)
Unladen weight1870kg (4122.6 lbs)
Gross Vehicle Mass2410kg (5313.1 lbs)
Gross Combination Mass-
BMW M5 F10 MY12 Towing Capacity
Braked towing capacity2000kg (4409.2 lbs)
Unbraked towing capacity750kg (1653.5 lbs)
BMW M5 F10 MY12 Warranty
Warranty length36 months
Warranty distanceUnlimited km
BMW M5 F10 MY12 Servicing
Service interval (km)25,000 km
Service interval (months)24 months
BMW M5 F10 MY12 Options
Standard Features
  • Dual Front Airbags Package
  • Anti-lock Braking
  • Air Con + Climate Control Multi Zone
  • Adaptive Drive
  • Adaptive Damping Control
  • 20 Inch Alloy Wheels
  • Brake Assist
  • Cruise Control
  • Dynamic Stability Control
  • Dusk Sensing Headlights
  • Electronic Brake Force Distribution
  • Fog Lights - Front
  • Head Airbags
  • Head Up Display
  • Engine Immobiliser
  • Keyless Entry and Drive
  • Leather Upholstery
  • Parking Distance Control Rear
  • Power front seats
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Steering
  • Power Sunroof
  • Power Windows
  • Rain Sensing Wipers
  • Reversing Camera
  • Side Airbags
  • Satellite Navigation
  • Seatbelts - Pre-tensioners Front Seats
  • Sport Seats
  • Sound System with 16 Speakers
  • Traction Control System
  • Ventilated Front Seats
  • Voice Recognition System
  • Wood Grain Trim
  • Xenon Headlights
Optional Features
  • Lane Change Warning - A$1,400
  • Lane Departure Warning - A$1,400
  • Night View Assist - A$4,500