BMW M5 vs Mercedes-Benz 500E

Picture of Mercedes-Benz 500E
Picture of BMW M5 (E34)
Category Mercedes-Benz 500EBMW M5 (E34)
Engine layout 5.0 l V83.5 l R6
Max power (ps / bhp) 326 / 322315 / 311
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 480 / 354360 / 266
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1700 / 37481670 / 3682
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 192 / 189189 / 186

Lap Times 1

Track Mercedes-Benz 500EBMW M5 (E34)
Tsukuba 1:12.601:12.26

Performance

Category Mercedes-Benz 500EBMW M5 (E34)
Top speed 250 kph (155 mph)250 kph (155 mph)
0 - 100 kph 6.1 s6.3 s
0 - 200 kph 27.2 s23.9 s
0 - 100 mph 15.6 s14.4 s
Est. 1/8 mile 10.1 s @ 84.5 mph10.2 s @ 84.5 mph
1/4 mile 14.4 s14.2 s @ 99.4 mph
Est. 1/2 mile 24.2 s @ 119.9 mph23.5 s @ 123.7 mph
Est. 100 - 200 kph 21.1 s17.6 s
Est. max acceleration 0.52 g (5 m/s²)0.50 g (5 m/s²)

Summary

Category Mercedes-Benz 500EBMW M5 (E34)
Track Performance 99100
Straight line speed 791877
Total 890977

Verdict

M5 is the fastest by a small margin.

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