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    • The difference between the new M5 and M6 in acceleration - F13 M6 versus F10 M5 roll on race videos

      Great comparison video here showing the difference between the F10 M5 and the F13 M6. Both cars have the exact same dual clutch transmission and 560 horsepower twin turbo 4.4 liter S63TU V8. So what's the main difference between the two? The weight of the cars with the F13 M6 curb weight at 4088 pounds and the F10 M5 curb weight at 4313 as measured on an independent scale. That makes for a difference of 225 pounds.


      225 does not sound like much but in practice in the video, it sure makes a difference. In all fairness to the M5 the M6 does have an Akrapovic rear section exhaust (basically a muffler) which was good for 7 wheel horsepower. Regardless, that 7 wheel horsepower and 225 pounds combine for car lengths against the M5. The reality simply is the F10 M5's weight hurts it.

      Enyjoy the videos below courtesy of GermanBoost Network member @george smooth




      This article was originally published in forum thread: F13 M6 vs F10 M5 dual started by George Smooth View original post
      Comments 32 Comments
      1. LostMarine's Avatar
        LostMarine -
        Nice!

        @akh23456

        you need to hurry up and get your new M Click here to enlarge
      1. akh23456's Avatar
        akh23456 -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by LostMarine Click here to enlarge
        Nice!

        @akh23456

        you need to hurry up and get your new M Click here to enlarge
        I decide to go M5 save some money but hopefully we can change that outcome.
      1. inter1032's Avatar
        inter1032 -
        nice, thought it would have been closer
      1. dzenno@PTF's Avatar
        dzenno@PTF -
        M6s seem consistently stronger for some reason
      1. leo985i's Avatar
        leo985i -
        If I had an M6 I sure as $#@! would want it to be stronger too than an M5. The price tag difference is no joke...
      1. MisterEm's Avatar
        MisterEm -
        That video makes me wonder if the final drive ratios are quite a bit different.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Great comparison video here showing the difference between the F10 M5 and the F13 M6. Both cars have the exact same dual clutch transmission and 560 horsepower twin turbo 4.4 liter S63TU V8. So what's the main difference between the two? The weight of the cars with the F13 M6 curb weight at 4088 pounds and the F10 M5 curb weight at 4313 as measured on an independent scale. That makes for a difference of 225 pounds.

        Click here to enlarge

        225 does not sound like much but in practice in the video, it sure makes a difference. In all fairness to the M5 the M6 does have an Akrapovic rear section exhaust (basically a muffler) which was good for 7 wheel horsepower. Regardless, that 7 wheel horsepower and 225 pounds combine for car lengths against the M5. The reality simply is the F10 M5's weight hurts it.

        Enyjoy the videos below courtesy of GermanBoost Network member @georgesmooth



      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by MisterEm Click here to enlarge
        That video makes me wonder if the final drive ratios are quite a bit different.
        They are the exact same...
      1. Flinchy's Avatar
        Flinchy -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by leo985i Click here to enlarge
        If I had an M6 I sure as $#@! would want it to be stronger too than an M5. The price tag difference is no joke...
        what's the difference?

        and why?

        considering it's pretttty much just a 2dr m5? :/
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Flinchy Click here to enlarge
        what's the difference?

        and why?

        considering it's pretttty much just a 2dr m5? :/
        The M6 is a bunch more money.
      1. whoosh's Avatar
        whoosh -
        What's the weight of the passengers in each car? If the M6 has a supermodel and the M5 has a Greco Roman wrestler, that could add another 150+ lbs in favor of the M6...
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by whoosh Click here to enlarge
        What's the weight of the passengers in each car? If the M6 has a supermodel and the M5 has a Greco Roman wrestler, that could add another 150+ lbs in favor of the M6...
        I doubt a supermodel is driving the M6. I doubt the weight of the drivers is going to be some huge difference. But a valid point.
      1. whoosh's Avatar
        whoosh -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        I doubt a supermodel is driving the M6. I doubt the weight of the drivers is going to be some huge difference. But a valid point.
        Wasn't talking about the drivers, but rather the passengers in each car that were operating the cameras. If you have an M6 and can't get supermodel tail... You're doing it wrong.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by whoosh Click here to enlarge
        Wasn't talking about the drivers, but rather the passengers in each car that were operating the cameras. If you have an M6 and can't get supermodel tail... You're doing it wrong.
        Whoops but maybe a supermodel is driving Click here to enlarge
      1. whoosh's Avatar
        whoosh -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        Whoops but maybe a supermodel is driving Click here to enlarge
        Supermodel driver + supermodel passenger = a video I want to see in the NSFW section. Click here to enlarge
      1. LostMarine's Avatar
        LostMarine -
        m6 weighs less than M5?
      1. MisterEm's Avatar
        MisterEm -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by LostMarine Click here to enlarge
        m6 weighs less than M5?
        The m6 is certainly lighter.. but by that much (video results)? I suspect there is more to the story.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by LostMarine Click here to enlarge
        m6 weighs less than M5?
        Exactly as stated.
      1. GG///M3's Avatar
        GG///M3 -
        And to think I can spank both without having to down shift. Click here to enlarge
      1. Sledgehammer's Avatar
        Sledgehammer -
        M5 just disappoints IMO... M6 is so sexy though