At the second, the BMW M2 CS is the most effective driving Bavarian. It may not be the most effective wanting or the nicest on the within however, when it comes down to truly placing rubber to street, it’s the most effective BMW there’s. But what about one other automobile that’s additionally nice to drive however trades among the M2 CS’ precision for beautiful beauty, such because the Jaguar F-Type? In this video, we check out a drag race between two nice sports activities vehicles that provide very totally different experiences for across the identical worth.
Let’s check out the Bimmer first. The BMW M2 CS is the sharpest, strongest, most fun M2 but. It packs a 444 horsepower 3.0 liter twin-turbocharged I6, a six-speed guide (on this race, a seven-speed DCT is optionally available) and rear-wheel drive.
As for the Jaguar F-Type, the automobile in query makes use of a 5.0 liter supercharged V8 with 450 horsepower, an eight-speed automated gearbox and all-wheel drive.
So which one is quicker on this drag race? Well, it’s attention-grabbing as a result of the M2 CS has a faster claimed 0-60 mph time, because of it being lighter. However, that point is probably going for the DCT-equipped automobile with launch management. With a guide, not solely does the M2 CS launch slower, its gear modifications are far slower all through the race. Before any commenters complain in regards to the BMW M2 CS having a worse launch because of driver error, the person behind the wheel on this video is Tiff Needell, who’s a greater driver than any of us.
Off the road, the Jaguar F-Type jumps forward of the M2 CS instantly, taking an early lead over the M2 CS. That lead extends midway by means of the race, because the M2 CS modifications gear however then it truly begins to return again and acquire on the F-Type. Is it sufficient to win the race? You’ll have to look at to search out out.