A Porsche 911 Turbo Gives The BMW M5 CS A Taste Of Its Own Medicine On The Drag Strip

The BMW M5 CS is a bully on the drag strip, but it fell flat against a Porsche 911 Turbo

The folks at ‘Throttle House’ raced a Porsche 911 Turbo against a BMW M5 CS


4.4-liter, twin-turbo V-8; 627 HP and 553 lb-ft of torque; Eight-speed automatic gearbox

Porsche 911 Turbo:

3.7-liter, six-cylinder engine; 573 HP and 553 lb-ft of torque; Eight-speed PDK


BMW – 4,115 lbs, Porsche – 3,616 lbs. Difference: Porsche is 499 lbs lighter

Drag Races:

The Porsche won both the drag races, with and without Launch Control, rather convincingly

Rolling Race:

The BMW couldn’t sneak past the Porsche here either and lost to its German rival

Surprise Entrant:

1,000-HP Mercedes-AMG E63 S 4MATIC+

Surprise Race:

The 911 Turbo raced a tuned 1,000-HP AMG E63 S in the end. It couldn’t take it down as the sedan took the win

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