Drag Racing:BMW M5 vs. Tesla Model S

October 11, 2012 in Auto News, BMW, drag racing, Offbeat News by admin

Recently one contributor Ezra Dyer pitted a Tesla Model S Electric Sedan against one of the Germany’s famous performance car 2013 BMW M5. The end result was closer than anyone expected.

Drag race-bmw and tesla

The 2013 BMW M5 has a twin-turbo 4.4-liter V-8 engine with 560 HP and 500 lb-ft of torque with a 7-speed dual clutch transmission. Next the 2013 Tesla Model S Performance has a rear-located electric motor rated for 416 hp and 443 lb-ft of torque. Its motor produces all the torque instantly, whereas M5’s torque band peaks at 1500 rpm.

BMW M5 vs Tesla Model S

And comparing prices and weight, there is slight difference between two. BMW M5 priced an $106,695 and weighs 4387 lbs, while the Tesla Model s costs $102,270 and weighs 4670 lbs.

BMW M5 vs Tesla S

BMW and Tesla

BMW M5 and Tesla S

BMW vs Tesla