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Old 11-14-2004, 08:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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what is the 0-60, 1/4, 60-0, and lateral Gs on the new M5s?
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what is the 0-60, 1/4, 60-0, and lateral Gs on the new M5s?
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Depending on what test you read, the E60 M5 runs 0-60 between 4.2 and 4.7 seconds. No 1/4 mile data yet, but it should be low 12's at close to 120mph. Lateral g's are running over 1.0, but no real tests yet.
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Originally posted by wolverine+Nov 14 2004, 08:13 PM--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(wolverine @ Nov 14 2004, 08:13 PM)</div><div class='quotemain'><!--QuoteBegin-91notchback@Nov 14 2004, 08:34 PM
what is the 0-60, 1/4, 60-0, and lateral Gs on the new M5s?
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Depending on what test you read, the E60 M5 runs 0-60 between 4.2 and 4.7 seconds. No 1/4 mile data yet, but it should be low 12's at close to 120mph. Lateral g's are running over 1.0, but no real tests yet.
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Bmw has been throwing around 1.3 gs when talking about cornering. It usually comes up when they mention the almost dry sump oil system.
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what is the 0-60, 1/4, 60-0, and lateral Gs on the new M5s?
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Depending on what test you read, the E60 M5 runs 0-60 between 4.2 and 4.7 seconds. No 1/4 mile data yet, but it should be low 12's at close to 120mph. Lateral g's are running over 1.0, but no real tests yet.
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Bmw has been throwing around 1.3 gs when talking about cornering. It usually comes up when they mention the almost dry sump oil system.
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i think you mean 1.03 Gs cause 1.3 i belive is what the C5R race car pulls.
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Using low tech testing equipment (which usually runs real high) which editors use when testing a car for an hour or so (not a full test) they managed to run the M5 to 60 in 4.0 seconds flat. MotorTrend Estimated it at 3.8 seconds using the launch control. I am not sure about the lateral g's but something in the 1.03's
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what is the 0-60, 1/4, 60-0, and lateral Gs on the new M5s?
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Depending on what test you read, the E60 M5 runs 0-60 between 4.2 and 4.7 seconds. No 1/4 mile data yet, but it should be low 12's at close to 120mph. Lateral g's are running over 1.0, but no real tests yet.
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Bmw has been throwing around 1.3 gs when talking about cornering. It usually comes up when they mention the almost dry sump oil system.
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The 1.3 g figure is under braking.
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my mistake, I assumed the 1.3 was what they built the oil system for, as over head since the car doesn't make those forces. I know the m5 couldn't pull 1.3, it might flip at that...
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