Top 5 performing BMW race cars of all time.
BMW leads the world’s auto manufacturers when it comes to coalescing luxury and performance. With virtually a century in the auto industry, BMW has been appreciated by lovers of sumptuous cars as one of the world’s prime automakers. Along the way, BMW brand has created a lot of eminent, distinctive, and absolutely the most advanced cars together with eccentric features that any person can love.
Over the years, BMW designs shifted from cramped sedans to sleek, modern top speed machines, most of which can hit in excess of 150 mph. It’s no surprise therefore that BMW has long been known as one of the most successful race car manufacturers. It’s for this reason that BMW joined Formula ONE and Two and even provided engines for sports car racing.
Picking a list of the best performing BMW race cars of all time is not isn’t an easy task. However, for anyone seeking a real thrill yet don’t know which the right brand of a race car is, here is a list of the top 5 fastest BMW models of all time ranked according to their speed (0-60 mph) in ascending order.
5. M6 Coupe
The M6 Coupe is one of the world’s prominent cars as far as high performance is considered. Hitting 0-60mph in 4.1 seconds, and a top speed of 155mph, the M6 Coupe boasts of;
-An aerodynamic chassis, most of which is the two doors of the coupe
-4.4 ltr 8-cylinder V8 engine and
-a magnificent interior
4. The M5/M6 Competition Package
BMW decided to outfit their popular M5 and M6 models, specifically for the track. They added a few power and mechanical modifications to boost performance. The features of this modified M5 and M6 crossbreed monster are;
-567 horse power
-A twin-turbo V8 engine and
-4.1 seconds 0-60 mph speed
3. The X5/X6 M
Publicized officially during the New York Auto Show in 2009, X5 was the fastest car BMW had manufactured by then. The X5, is a sleek fast SUV, whose more than enough speed and power puts most race cars to shame features;
-A twin-turbo V8 engine
-555 horsepower and
-4.5 seconds 0-60 mph speed
The X5 advanced models released in 2015 can hit 60mph in just 4.0 seconds and have a 567 horsepower
2. The BMW M6 Gran Coupe
Just like its predecessors, the M6 Gran Coupe is described as one of the best. The features of this monster include;
-560 horsepower and 500 lb.-ft of torque
-A twin-turbo 4.4 ltr, V8 engine paired with a 7- speed double clutch gearbox
-0-60 mph time of just 3.8 seconds and
-A streamline exterior
1. The M5 30th Anniversary Edition
Described as one of its kind because of the beautiful appearance, it is more than a task to find a race car that matches the M5 30th Anniversary Edition BMW. Released this year, this is the most recent sports car by BMW. An important reminder to anyone wishing to own this deluxe BMW brand is that only 300 of it are slated for production with only 30 bound for the USA.
In addition to its beauty, the M5 30th Anniversary Edition is packed to the gills with speed and power.
The features of this fancy, upscale and self-indulging hedonistic race car include;
-A phenomenal 600 horsepower
-A twin-turbo 4.4 ltr V8 engine and
-Goes from 0-60 mph in a blinding 3.7 seconds