AC Schnitzer strengthened the track potential of the BMW M5August 27, 2018
In the German tuning studio have increased the power of the motor V8 and conducted a number of other technical upgrades.
Modernized by the specialists of AC Schnitzer sedan BMW M8 F90 with pilot Jörg Müller at the wheel, was able to drive the Nürburgring circle nine seconds faster than the stock car, having shown the time at 7:29.5.
Recall, the M5 is equipped with V8 bi-turbo S63B44T4 capacity of 4.4 liters, the return of which is 600 hp and 750 Nm of torque. After refinements in the studio, the output of the V8 increased to 700 hp and 850 Nm of torque, that is, the difference was – 99 hp and 100 Nm, which is very good. What actions were taken are not reported.
In addition, the “charged” sedan received a new exhaust system with a silencer, a number of aerodynamic elements of the carbone fiber trim to increase the downforce, the KW V4 coilover suspension and 21-inch lightweight wheels.
Let’s note, BMW 5 Series is one of the most popular premium sedans in the European market. For example, last year the BMW M5 sold 109,953 copies. For comparison, the sales volume of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class was 127,638 units.