Today we get a drag race from those that you never know what can happen. They will face the BMW M2 against the Ford Mustang GT in a career of acceleration that will leave enough conclusions. On the one hand the German sports, is the access to the BMW M range model and has an engine biturbo of six-cylinder in-line and 3.0 litres, which develops no less than 370 HP and 465 Nm of torque.
On the other hand, the Ford Mustang is equipped with a powerful engine V8 5.0 litre which develops 418 CV. Is clear that both vehicles are very different and while the M2 carries a change Automatic of double clutch M DKG, the Mustang carries the traditional box of changes manual of six speeds. Both models benefit from the launch control system to improve its output from standing.
As you can see in the video, the output of the BMW M2 is much more effective. While the German sale catapulted, makes the 0 to 100 km/h in 4.3 seconds, the American car muscle wasting time burning rubber and completes it in 4.8 seconds. The difference gets bigger if we speak in the time it takes to do the quarter mile. The M2 it gets in 12.7 seconds and the Mustang 13.4 seconds.
One of the differentiating factors that will make this race is the weight. On the scale, the BMW M2 throws 1.570 kg and the Ford Mustang is heavier with 1.720 kg. The final time for the half-mile is 19.9 seconds for the M2 and 20.9 seconds for the Mustang. A substantial difference, which is also reflected in the price. The German part 62.300 EUR while the American 46,500 euros. Which would you choose?