McLaren 570S vs. BMW Z4 M Nurburgring Chase Brings a Surprise

McLaren 570S vs. BMW Z4 M Nurburgring chase 5 photos
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If you ever find yourself at the Nurburgring while behind the wheel of a supercar, you should know that you might become the target of a Ring Wolf. We're talking about those aficionados who know the Ring like the back of their hand driving glove and wield track-prepped machines that might just give supercars a run for their money.
In fact, we've brought along a Green Hell battle involving a McLaren 570S and a BMW Z4 M Coupe.

Now, before we move further, we need to remind you that, in spite of the 570S being labeled as a Sports Series, this Macca delivers the kind of performance that easily allows it to punch into supercar territory.

And the power-to-weight ratio of the 570 horsepower mid-engined toy isn't its only asset. That's because the balance of the Brit is brilliant, with the machine easily putting the power down and allowing the driver to push hard through the corners.

As for the Bimmer, the Z4 M Coupe comes from that time when the Bavarian automaker was still focused on the driving experienced (nowadays, the German automotive producer also emphasizes luxury and other features). Under the hood of the BMW, we find a naturally aspirated 3.2-liter straight-six, which delivers 343 horsepower.

Sure, the Z4 M Coupe we have here doesn't come in factory form, so it might just pack an extra punch. Nevertheless, the German tool is still no match for the twin-turbo V8 fury of the Macca and this is clearly visible when the two enter the straight sections of the infamous German track.

Then again, the track treatment of the BMW allows it to push things to the limit through the bends. And since the one behind the wheel is good at playing the Nordschleife game, the tables seem to be turned once the rear-wheel-drive beasts reach the twisty sides of the circuit.

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In his quest to bring you the most impressive automotive creations, Andrei relies on learning as a superpower. There's quite a bit of room in the garage that is this aficionado's heart, so factory-condition classics and widebody contraptions with turbos poking through the hood can peacefully coexist.
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