BMW M240i v BMW M2: A Drag Race Proving Who The Big Daddy Is
The British automotive channel ’Carwow’ is up with another interesting drag race video involving the current-gen 2022 BMW M240i xDrive and the outgoing generation 2021 BMW M2 Competition. So, how different is the new second-generation M240i from the older but a beast of an M2 Competition? Comparing the stats make it clear that the latter is more powerful with its twin-turbo straight-six engine than the single-turbo straight-six engine from the M2 “Lite”. But, that does not mean the M2 Competition will be a clear winner?
Watch The Heavier, Less Powerful BMW X5 Make A Mockery Of The Range Rover Velar!
Sam from ‘Sam CarLegion’ uploaded another drag race video on his YouTube channel, this time involving two big, all-wheel-drive SUVs. On one corner, we had the Range Rover Velar, and on the other, we had the BMW X5. On paper, the X5 was the underdog heading into the race because it is low on power and is the heavier of the two. But, it managed to make short work of the Velar. Amusing, right?
Formula Drift BMW M2 Attempts To Go Fast In a Straight Line, But A BMW 318is Time Attack Monster Has Something To Say About It
Hoonigan’s “This vs That” has given us some of the most epic drag race battle, we have ever seen. If a build is crazy fast and weird, it’s bound to show up on their channel, and this time, we have two very different BMWs squaring off against each other. The first bonkers machine is a BMW M2 Formula Drift car while the second one is a BMW E36, built specifically for Time Attack. Neither of the cars is meant to race on a drag strip, so it should be very interesting.
An Epic Drag Race Between A BMW M4 Competition xDrive And An Audi RS5 Takes Place On An Empty Runway
German performance cars are capable all-rounders, but when on the unrestricted sections of the German Autobahn, only one thing matters – straight-line acceleration and top speed. With this in mind, YouTube channel Daniel Abt has arranged for two German performance coupes – a BMW M4 Competition xDrive and an Audi RS5 – to battle it out on an empty runway, and see how quickly they can get up to Autobahn speeds.
Lucid Air And Tesla Model S Plaid Redefine Speed By Racing Against Gravity And A BMW E39 M5
High-performance EVs are here and they are very fast. The Tesla Model S Plaid and, now, the Lucid Air are both capable of 0 to 60 mph (97 km/h) in the two-second range, and both pack over 1,000 horsepower. To get an idea of just how fast cars have become, both EVs will square off against the fastest sedan from 20 years go – the BMW M5 E39 – in a quarter-mile drag race with a twist, after which both EVs will race against…a person falling from an airplane.
Drag Race: This Little Tuned Pocket-Rocket Spanked The Lamborghini Huracan STO Quite Hard!
Daniel Abt is known for staging sweet drag races with drool-worthy supercars and sports cars. This time, he’s organized one more race, but it includes a contender that one would not specifically call a sports car. It’s the BMW M140i. Yes, the car is peppy and fun-to-drive, but does it stand a chance against a supercar like the Lamborghini Huracan STO? As it turns out, it can! The BMW M140i that’s going up against the Huracan here is tuned and makes a lot more power than the latter. And, the result of this is the Italian car getting smashed by an urban commuter with a sporty cred!
The Dodge Challenger Hellcat Finally Manages To Get A BMW-sized Chip Off Its Shoulder!
There is something about the Dodge Challenger Hellcat and tuned BMWs. Despite boasting a lot more power than its German rival even in its tuned form, the Challenger just couldn’t beat a tuned BMW in the past. I’m talking about the time when it got spanked hard by a tuned M4. This time, it faced a tuned F80 BMW M3 and seemed to be having a déjà vu, but somehow managed to get redemption.
Watch A German Family Performance Sedan Take On A Revered Japanese Sports Car And A V-12 Italian Supercar!
The ‘Carwow’ team is back with yet another drag race; this time involving three cars in their pinnacle performance trims, but very different from one another. The three-way bout included the BMW M5 CS, the Nissan GT-R Nismo, and the Lamborghini Aventador SVJ. I’m not spoiling the races here, but let’s just say all the cars had their moments to shine at some or the other point, thus making this a far from boring or a monotonous race. That’s always better than the one-way quashes, isn’t it?
Audi RS3 vs BMW M3 Competition – This Drag Race Had No Business Being So Interesting
Mat Watson and his team from ‘Carwow’ brought in two hot German cars for a drag race. One’s the Audi RS3, and the other a BMW M3 Competition. The Audi RS3, in its reinvigorated avatar, is an absolute beast and punches well above its weight. It makes a lot less power than the BMW M3 Competition, but managed to keep up well in these races, especially the drag races. Can the Audi RS3 be considered as the hottest entry-level performance car today?
Drag Race: Watch This 43-HP Vespa Punch Well Above Its Weight Against A 430-HP BMW M3
When it comes to drag racing, cars vs motorcycles is particularly interesting. We always wonder how powerful a car needs to be in order to run with a crouch-rocket, but this time, it’s the other way around. A highly-modified Vespa scooter thinks it has enough horsepower to go up against an almost stock, BMW E92 M3. The BMW outguns the Vespa 10:1, in terms of horsepower, but it also weighs a lot more, which results in some surprisingly close races.
BMW X7 M50i vs BMW iX 50: For Once We Have An Electric vs ICE Drag Race That Isn’t Lopsided!
Mat Watson and his team from ‘Carwow’ arranged for a pretty cool race involving two German cars. On one side, we had the BMW X7 M50i, and on the other, the BMW iX 50. We’ve seen in the past that ICE cars and EVs from the same segment aren’t generally a good match as the EV is always quicker despite similar power outputs (instantaneous torque to the rescue!). But, these two SUVs seemed evenly poised and assured a race that wasn’t lopsided. The iX is expected to win, but not by huge margins. Do you think the X7 can score any wins here?
Did The... Did The BMW M5 CS Just Beat The Ferrari 812 In A Drag Race?!?!
Drag races are almost always fun, and they are absolutely ridiculous when a weird pairing makes for one cracker of a race. Mat Watson from Carwow did that when he got a BMW M5 CS to the drag strip to go up against the Ferrari 812. Both these are cars are completely different from each other – one’s got a naturally aspirated V-12 and the other a twin-turbo V-8; one’s a practical four-door daily driver, and the other, a garage queen and a weekend supercar. But, when they met on the drag strip, all hell broke loose.
Does The Lexus RC F Have In It To Beat The BMW M4 With A Third Pedal?
Sam from ‘Sam CarLegion’ is not new to getting different cars together for a series of drag races and roll races. Remember the time when he got a Fusion Sport that humiliated a Ford Mustang? Building on the “not-the-race-we-wanted-but-the race-we-needed” series, Sam got a Lexus RC F to take on the popular car, the BMW M4. One’s got a V-8, the other a six-pot mill; one’s naturally aspirated and the other comes with a turbocharger. But, the difference that could be a deciding factor is the gearbox. It’s a manual gearbox vs automatic transmission. You’ve got the Kidney grille or the spindle?
The BMW i4 M50 Challenges The BMW M3 For The Performance Sedan Crown
BMW is gradually expanding its EV lineup and one of the newest additions is the BMW i4 M50. This is currently the closest thing to an all-electric equivalent of the BMW M3 Competition, which is why CarWow decided to pit these two together, for a series of drag races.