Mercedes-Benz have revealed the 2012 AMG powered ML63, Ahead of its official unveiling at the Los Angeles motorshow on wednesday.
The Power unit will come in two flavours the standard will be powered by a 5.5 liter v8 twin turbo with an output of 518hp (386 kW / 525 PS) and 516 lb-ft with 699 Newton’s of Torque.
Customers which want more options can request the AMG performance pack which boosts the v8 to 550hp and 758 Nm of torque.
Top speed on the standard will be a limited 155mph and those opting for the latter will be thundering all the way to 174mph, While the green party will be happy that they have included a torque convertor to help boost fuel economy.
So if your in a market for a fuel economic thunderstorm welcome to the 2012 AMG ML63.
BMW have released another teaser video of the 2012 M5 undergoing high speed testing at the Nardò proving grounds in Italy.
These cars are now a production version of the M5 concept coming close to final form, a electronically dampening suspension and a twin-turbo 4.4-liter V8 with approximately 570 BHP and 720 Nm of torque.
Taking all this power to the rear wheels will be a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission and rumour has it an all-wheel drive could eventually be offered.
The car is expected to be shown at the Frankfurt Motor Show, but the video hints that it may show off production ready vcarinets off at M-Power in June.
See the recent Spy pictures of the M5 strutting around Munich.
After numerous sightings and excessive testing on the 2012 Nissan GT-R we was expecting to see an official release of its Nordschleife time, and wondered if they improved over the previous record with 7:24.22 compared to the 2011 record of 7:26.7.
This is impressive considering the Porsche Flagship 911 GT2 RS did it in 7:18 and the Maserati MC12 which managed a 7:24.29.
However one thing is missing from the GT2 RS claim is the cockpit footage.
The 2012 Nissan GT-R comes with a twin turbo 3.8-liter V6 engine with an output of 530 hp and 488 lb-ft of torque.
The GT-R’s chief designer Kazutoshi Mizuno deserves the praise for this achievement and I look forward to the Spec-V times which “Should” be ahead of the GT2 RS.