BMW M5 vs Mercedes-Benz E 55 AMG

Picture of Mercedes-Benz E 55 AMG (W210)
Picture of BMW M5 (E39)
Category E 55 AMGBMW M5 (E39)
Engine layout 5.4 l V84.9 l V8
Max power (ps / bhp) 354 / 349400 / 395
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 530 / 391500 / 369
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1610 / 35491795 / 3957
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 220 / 217223 / 220

Lap Times

Track E 55 AMGBMW M5 (E39)
Hockenheim Short 1:18.201:17.60

Performance

Category E 55 AMGBMW M5 (E39)
0 - 100 kph 5.7 s5.1 s
0 - 200 kph 21.9 s16.9 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 16.2 s11.8 s
0 - 60 mph 4.8 s4.6 s
0 - 100 mph 11.7 s11.2 s
0 - 150 mph 37.1 s27.7 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.8 s @ 87.6 mph9.3 s @ 92.6 mph
1/4 mile 13.3 s @ 107.5 mph13.1 s @ 109.4 mph
Top speed 250 kph (155 mph)250 kph (155 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.55 g (5 m/s²)0.60 g (6 m/s²)

Summary

Category E 55 AMGBMW M5 (E39)
Track Performance 98100
Straight line speed 7311000
Total 8291100

Verdict

M5 is the fastest by considerable margin.

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