2017 Porsche 911 Turbo S Facelift Drag Races F10 BMW M5 For the Fun Of It

On most occasions that see two cars lining up next to each other for a little drag race adventure, each of the drivers hopes to give his opponent a perfect opportunity to see the rear end of his car.
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Nevertheless, there are also plenty of straight line battles in which enthusiasts engage for sheer fun and we've brought you the most recent example of this.

To be more precise, we're talking about an all-German fight, one that sees the fresh 991.2 Porsche 911 Turbo S duking it out with an F10 BMW M5, also the facelifted version - make that "LCI" (Life Cycle Impulse) in Bimmer talk.

There's no point in talking about the power-to-weight and torque figures when a 580 HP supercar and a 560 HP super-sedan are involved, so we'll skip this part.

The two go at it using a 37 mph (60 km/h) rolling start, with the M5 being used as the camera car. While the last detail means the aural potential of this stunt hasn't been fully used, at least the BMW is gifted with a custom exhaust - according to the driver, the ECU has not been remapped, with the exhaust being the only tech mod fitted to this M5.

Come to think of it, the two German speed demons have no reason to be enemies. After all, they would make for an awesome two-car garage. Of course, this would mean egos have to be put aside, so the BMW should be ready to accept the fact that the all-wheel-drive Turbo S might not be all that far behind the M5 when it comes to drifting.

Then again, when it comes to the financial side of the deal, the difference between the two means the Porsche costs double the money. The M5 comes with an MSRP of $95,095, while the Turbo S' MSRP sits at $188,100. Once again, the two have no reason to fight.

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