Drag race: BMW M5 CS vs Lamborghini Aventador SVJ vs Nissan GT-R Nismo

March 18, 2022 by

What happens when you take three performance cars that are at the top of their game and pitch them against each other? Well today you can find out. 

So what’s Mat driving today? Well, he’s in his daily driver BMW M5 CS. It has a 4.4-litre twin-turbo V8 under the bonnet with 635hp and 750Nm of torque. This is fed to all four wheels via an eight-speed automatic gearbox. It’s the heaviest car here, weighing in at 1,825kg.

Facing off against the BMW, we have the Lamborghini Aventador SVJ. It has a 6.5-litre naturally-aspirated V12 with 770hp and 720Nm of torque, paired to a seven-speed single-clutch robotised manual gearbox. It also has all-wheel drive and weighs in at around 1,650kg.

Finally, we have the Nissan GT-R Nismo. It has 600hp and 652Nm of torque from its 3.8-litre twin-turbocharged V6. This is fed to all four wheels via a six-speed dual-clutch gearbox. The Nismo tips the scales at 1,700kg.

So which one of these extreme performance cars will come out on top? Well you’ll have to watch the video to find out.

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