Update: This was a BTG lap (Bridge to Gantry) which means the overall time is a bit over 8:20 minutes.
A stock BMW M135i with a “regular” driver ran Nürburgring Nordschleife in 8:05 minutes, same time as the E92 M3 and faster than the 1M Coupe. At 8:05, the M135i is faster than the Z4 M Coupe, E60 M5, Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG and Porsche Cayman S.
The M135i was stock with Michelin Pilot SuperSport tires and a 6-speed manual transmission.
BMW M135i is powered by a 3-liter, straight six-cylinder engine and 235 kW/320 hp and 450 Nm of torque at 4,500 rpm. The technology package includes a TwinScroll turbocharger, direct High Precision Injection with central multi-hole injectors, VALVETRONIC variable valve control and Double VANOS variable camshaft timing.
The BMW M135i sprints from 0 to 100 km/h in just 5.1 seconds (automatic: 4.9 seconds) and reaches a top speed of 250 km/h – the top limit permitted by the vehicle’s electronic speed control system. Average fuel consumption in the EU test cycle is 8.0 liters (7.5 liters)/100 km, and the CO2 emissions level is 188 grams (175 grams) per kilometer.
Hat tip Misha Nikolich!