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Need For Speed Payback Has Already Leaked Two Pictures Of The New BMW M5

Okay, so they're only small pictures of the front end, but since we're not supposed to be seeing it until September, that's quite a ball to drop

Remind me later
BMW - Need For Speed Payback Has Already Leaked Two Pictures Of The New BMW M5 - News

Firstly, we have to admit we didn’t spot this at first, but the face of the new BMW M5 has been leaked ahead of time – because it’s on the first promotional image for Need for Speed Payback, which was confirmed just a few hours ago.

The shot, which also features a modified Nissan Skyline GT-R R34 and a very modified old American classic, has just been released to start the countdown to the game’s release in November. The M5 isn’t due to be seen without camouflage until just before the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. Whoops.

Thanks to CTzen Konrad for posting this...
Thanks to CTzen Konrad for posting this...

Not only that, but the Origin app has also posted another image of the M5, rendered from the front side. We can only assume they had permission from BMW to release these…

It’s perhaps not as aggressive a front end as many people were expecting, but it’s interesting to see that BMW is sticking to relatively traditional ways with its M-cars and letting the i8 make the big changes. A worthy hat tip to those of you who spotted this straight away. If only we had less work to do, we might have kept up…