BMW M5 Competition vs Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat

Picture of BMW M5 Competition (F10)
Picture of Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat
Category BMW M5 CompetitionCharger SRT Hellcat
Engine layout 4.4 l V86.2 l V8
Max power (ps / bhp) 575 / 567717 / 707
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 680 / 502881 / 650
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1870 / 41232094 / 4616
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 307 / 303342 / 338

Lap Times

Track BMW M5 CompetitionCharger SRT Hellcat
Motortrend Figure-8 0:24.300:24.50

Acceleration

Speed & distance BMW M5 CompetitionCharger SRT Hellcat
0 - 100 kph 4.1 s3.9 s
0 - 200 kph 12.3 s10.9 s
Est. 1000 m 22.7 s @ 256.0 kph22.3 s @ 263.0 kph
Est. 100 - 200 kph 8.2 s7.3 s
0 - 60 mph 3.8 s3.4 s
0 - 100 mph 8.2 s7.2 s
Est. 1/8 mile 8.4 s @ 101.3 mph8.2 s @ 103.8 mph
1/4 mile 12.0 s @ 122.4 mph11.4 s @ 128.0 mph
Est. 1/2 mile 19.4 s @ 151.0 mph19.1 s @ 155.3 mph
Est. 1 mile 31.9 s @ 174.0 mph31.3 s @ 176.5 mph

General performance

Category BMW M5 CompetitionCharger SRT Hellcat
Top speed 305 kph (190 mph)332 kph (206 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.72 g (7 m/s²)0.72 g (7 m/s²)
Lateral acceleration 0.95 g (9 m/s²)0.94 g (9 m/s²)
60 mph - 0 32 m (106 ft)32 m (104 ft)

Summary

Category BMW M5 CompetitionCharger SRT Hellcat
Track Performance 10098
Straight line speed 12011397
Total 13011494

Verdict

Charger SRT Hellcat is the fastest by a small margin.

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TheMan  1m ago

if you choose a BMW over a dodge you are not here to get a vehicle that's fun to drive your here to get a vehicle that you can drive. only a true car person would be able to handle the american beast.


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saxy  6y ago

to be fair. BMW is much more reliable than Mercs and Audis.


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hemisrt  6y ago

I don't buy the point that M5's are underrated on power. The Hemi guys are claiming the Hellcat is underrated (not buying that either). It does the car company no good to undervalue performance of the car. And IF they do, it's probably not by a huge difference/margin. Bottom line, the 707 HP Charger is faster. It's a muscle Saloon. The M5 probably handles better (I'd bet next months pay on it). They weigh about the same. One costs twice as much. BMW's are great cars. I've owned 2. They were always in the shop however (after a BMW hits 4 years of age...sell it). Dodges may need visits to the shop after they have a few hard miles on them....but they are FAR cheaper to fix. BMW parts and maintenance is painful.


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saxy  6y ago

sure you can compare these 2 cars. But keep in mind. Only 1 of these cars has 10 airbags. And to be honest about branding, and quality, it's about iphone vs xiaomi. The xiaomi does everything a smartphone does and does it well, but it's a xiaomi, and in the long run, you can bet the iphone is going to do better at more things and will be more desirable even if the processor isn't as fast, or the monitor isn't as big, etc... exactly what we have with these 2 cars

the dodge has more hp, costs less, has leather this, aluminum that. it has its own rightful market. But it's definitely not in the same market as an M5


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lamboboy  6y ago

Alright i'll check it out.


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dddd  6y ago

Havent you seen dyno test of M6 Competition ? We are talking about real power not claimed power.

That new M5s and M6s have for real much more power than it is claimed. There are tons of information about that out there.


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lamboboy  6y ago

I think they both have the same power. And wait, 680hp? what!?


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dddd  6y ago

I havent read how much power for real has M5 Competition but M6 Competition has about 680 HP. M5 Competition has propably less power than that.


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lamboboy  6y ago

What are the exact power to weight ratios of both cars? Anyone know?


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Flabernat  6y ago

I think it'd be safe to say the Hellcat would dominate the quarter mile... But around a track it might be close. They're both pretty heavy, I'd say the M5 having the handling advantage, but the Hellcat with the hp/weight advantage.... It'll be a good comparison.

 

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David  10m ago

Hellcat is butt ugly and knock off looking. Safe to say BMW dominates this cheap piece shit


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F10 m5  3w ago @David

The f90 m5 is a monster I wanted a four door muscle car it was either the e63 ,he’ll cat or the m5 I bought the m5 handled better and it’s fast ,the e63 was slightly faster though but the hell cat is the slowest one


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TheRandomGuy  2w ago @David

BMW M5 is like all other BMWs, look about the same with two large grills in the front. The special edition will just have these and those upgrades on the front, rear, spoiler, performance, and more. Meanwhile, Hellcat is different and goes against Physics laws.


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joe mama  2w ago @David

yea man bmw all the way


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lamboboy  6y ago

BOOM! The inevitable comparison. Gonna be a great match-up. I can't decide which side I should put my money. Time will tell.
Drag race + Race track? Predictions?