One of the most popular comparisons on our blog has always been the one between the BMW M5, one of the fastest sport luxury sedans, and the runner-up from Detroit, Cadillac CTS-V, a less expensive vehicle that offers impressive performance.
The BMW M5 is powered by a 5.0 liter V10 engine producing 500 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque. Some drive tests revealed a 0-60 mph time of 4.5 seconds.
The runner-up CTS-V has a far more powerful engine under the hood, a 6.2 liter V8 with 551 horsepower and 551 lb-ft of torque. 0-6o time is around 4.2 seconds.
Price difference between the two aforementioned vehicles is quite significant, the M5 tested by the folks at Cars.com has a price tag of $94,000, while the CTS-V was priced at $60,000. Now let’s see how they stack against each other.