The BMW’s prodigious thrust was enough to draw quite a few compliments–especially on track day. Even so, the mighty M5 fell to the Tesla Model S in a drag race–credit that car’s instant-on torque and single-speed transaxle.
— Eric Tingwall (@AM_Tingwall) October 2, 2012
|Engine||Twin-turbocharged 4.4-liter DOHC V-8|
|Power||560 hp @ 6000 rpm|
|Torque||500 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm|
|Transmission||7-speed dual-clutch auto|