Stock BMW M5 Faster than a Ferrari FF? How Is this Possible?

Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for BMWs and their M versions but this is taking things a little too far. The guys from just published a new drag race video showcasing what they call a stock BMW F10 M5 going up against a Ferrari FF. Care to guess who won?
BMW F10 M5 vs Ferrari FF 1 photo
Photo: Screenshot from Youtube
Well it wasn’t the Ferrari, that’s for sure! Yeah, we had the same reaction. The BMW starts off the race a little slower as the supercar bites the start a little but by the end of the race, the M5 has its nose ahead. How is this possible?

The specs show a clear winner before starting the engines

Looking at the spec sheets this result is absolutely mind-blowing. The M5 has a 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 under the bonnet making 560 HP and 680 Nm (501 lb-ft) of torque which seems impressive but looking at the weight, sure fades away. That’s because the Bimmer also has to carry around 1,945 kg (4,287 lbs) which is huge.

On the other hand, the Ferrari is in the supercar league, even though it has four seats. It’s powered by a bigger 6.3-liter V12 engine making 660 HP and 683 Nm (503 lb-ft) of torque and weighs less, tipping the scale at 1,790 kg (3,946 lbs). Both of them use 7-speed dual-clutch gearboxes but the Italian is all-wheel drive.

Now, then, how is this outcome even possible? The owner of the BMW claims that his car is completely stock but we find that extremely hard to believe. After obliterating a 700 HP Audi RS6 last week, now we get to see this happening? What is this sorcery?

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