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BMW Officially reveal the 650i & 640i Coupe ahead of Shanghai

BMW have officially released pictures of the third generation of the top-class Coupé ahead of its Shanghai debut.

Designed to be the flagship of BMW’s Coupe design the car is packed with features, including detailing such as the shark nose with the usual xenon light clusters.

The rear of the car hints at the power of the coupe detailing a twin Exhaust array, saving the usual quad for the exclusive M-Series rumoured to be shown with the M6 at Frankfurt later this year.

Officially announced is 2 engines:-

650i Will be powered by a 4.4 liter v8 twin turbo with a power output of 300 kW/407 hp at 5,500 – 6,400 rpm, 0-62 mph of 4.9 Seconds.

640i Will be powered by a 3.0 litre twin turbo with a power output of 235 kW/320 hp at 5,800 rpm, 0-62 mph of 5.4.

We expect some diesel models along with a hybrid to be introduced in 2012.

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BMW to unveil Concept for the F10 M5 at Shanghai

While every other country is still recovering from the global credit crisis, The Chinese market has been booming and as such BMW have chosen to return to the Shanghai Motor Show.

Rumour has it BMW will be unveiling the long awaited long wheel base 5 series and the Concept Gran Coupe.

Also after the world premier of the 6 series concept at Geneva in 2010, BMW will be showing a Conceptual peek at the upcoming M5.

Which will be powered by the same 4.4 litre Twin Turbo which is shoehorned in to the X6,5 M, and expected to be around 600bhp.

We expect the production model to be revealed at this year Frankfurt Motor Show.

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