BMW M4 uses the S55 engine which produces 425 HP (430 hp in Europe) and 560 Nm (413 lb-ft) of torque. The car weighs under 1,500 kg (3,300 lbs). From 0-100 km/h (0-62), the 2014 BMW M4 runs in 4.1 seconds with DCT while the M3 runs the same distance in 4.3 seconds, with the same transmission. With launch control, the M4 run the same distance in less than 4 seconds.
The F10 M5 weighs in at 1,995 kg (4,400 lbs) and it’s powered by a 4.4-liter V8 engine with M TwinPower Turbo technology and peak output of 560 hp. In combination with the seven-speed M dual-clutch transmission, the Active M Differential at the rear axle and model-specific suspension technology gives the M5 an impressive performance.
But which one is quicker and more fun on the track? Let’s find out.