Drag Race: Stage 2 BMW E60 M5 vs Stage 1 Audi S6

The guys from PP-Performance sure like to boast with their products and drag race the wheels off their project cars. The latest rivals to be pitted against each other were a BMW E60 M5 and an C7 Audi S6.
Audi S6 C7 1 photo
Photo: Screenshot from Youtube
As we’ve been expecting, the two are definitely not stock. The E60 is a stage 2 product meaning the stock S85 V10 5-liter engine was taken up to 550 HP from 520 due to some careful ECU modifications.

On the other hand, the Audi was also upgraded with a stage 1 Morendi ECU that took the 4-liter twin turbo V8 engine under the bonnet up to 480 HP from the stock 420.

However, those numbers are definitely not enough when drag racing. Weight and torque figures also have to be taken into account. This is where the Audi truly shines. You know, being turbocharged and all...

The M5 has a kerb weight of 1,855 kg (4,090 lbs) while the S6 is a bit heavier, tipping the scale at 1,970 kg (4,343 lbs). On the other hand, the stock Audi has more torque than the stock M5 with 550 Nm (406 lb-ft) vs 520 Nm (384 lb-ft) of torque.

Despite not having the complete specs revealed, we’re guessing that even with the new ECUs, the advantage still goes to the four-ringed car. So, who will win? Well, check out the video and find out!

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