Today we get a drag race of those where you never know what can happen. Face the BMW M2 against the Ford Mustang GT in a race of acceleration that will leave quite a few conclusions. On the one hand the German sports, is the model of access to the range of BMW M and carries a biturbo engine inline six-cylinder and 3.0-liter, which develops no less than 370 HP and 465 Nm of torque.
on the other hand, the Ford Mustang is equipped with a powerful engine V8 of 5.0 liters that develops 418 HORSEPOWER. It is clear that both vehicles are very different and while the M2 takes a change automatic dual clutch M DKG, the Mustang takes the traditional manual gearbox of six speeds. Both models benefit from the system launch control to improve their output from a standing start.
As you can see in the video, the output of the BMW M2 is much more effective. While the German leaves catapulted and makes the 0 to 100 km/h in 4.3 seconds, the muscle car american lost time burning rubber and is completed in 4.8 seconds. The difference becomes bigger if we talk at the time they take to do the quarter mile. The M2 obtained in 12.7 seconds, and the Mustang of 13.4 seconds.
One of the differentiating factors that will make this race is weight. On balance, the BMW M2 sheds 1.570 kg and the Ford Mustang is more heavy with 1.720 kg The final time for the half mile is 19,9 seconds for the M2 and of 20.9 seconds for the Mustang. A substantial difference, which is also reflected in the price. The German part of 62.300 euros while the american costs 46.500€. What would you choose?
Source – EVO Magazine
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