BMW F10 M5 on Car and Driver's Lightning Lap

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Car and Driver Magazine has a special section called Lightning Lap where they test cars based on their price tags. They have 5 classes with price tags ranging from below $29,999 to over $240,000.
Today they published a video with the BMW F10 M5, a car placed in LL3 with other cars priced between $60,000 and $119,999, models like the Audio S6, the BMW M6, and many others.

This time, the M5 turned out victorious, defeating the S6 on the Virginia International Raceway by 4.6 seconds. The Audi S6 has a 4-liter turbo V8 engine with 420 HP and 550 Nm of torque, while weighing almost 2 tones. The V8 is hooked up to a 7-speed S-tronic double-clutch gearbox sending the power to all four wheels.

The F10 M5 on the other side has the S63 4.4-liter V8 turbo engine with 560 HP and 680 Nm of torque hooked up to a 7-speed automatic gearbox delivering the power to the rear axles. The M5 has a curb weight of 1,945 kg.

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