BMW has revealed that it will produce the very last V12 engine to be fitted to a BMW series production road vehicle in June 2022. To mark the occasion, BMW will offer The Final V12, a limited series of 12 vehicles for customers in the USA. Based on the BMW M760i xDrive, these will be
The 6,592cc M Performance TwinPower Turbo 12-cylinder engine develops an output of 600hp at 5,500rpm and generates its peak torque of 590 lb. ft. from as low down as 1,500rpm. This enables the car to accelerate from zero to 62mph in just 3.9 seconds and on to a governed top speed of 155mph.
Due to strong demand for its high-performance automobiles, Mercedes-AMG is to start the assembly of its 12-cylinder engines in a new location at Daimler’s site in Mannheim. The traditional AMG “one man, one engine” philosophy continues to hold true: each powerful AMG engine will be built completely by hand by just one engine fitter.