If you think an Aston One-77, Ferrari F50, Lexus LFA, Mercedes SLR, Porsche Carrera GT or a Maserati MC12 are fast, then beware. The new Audi RS6 (with optional performance pack) – could smoke them at the lights! That’s according to Top Gear’s latest review. The ‘Performance pack‘ upgrade yields 600bhp and 3.7-second 0-62mph time. Pretty impressive.
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Read Autocar’s review of the new BMW 730Ld here (click on Read more at bottom of this post).
In summary, BMW’s new flagship model shows good potential to knock the Mercedes S Class’ sizeable market share.
The “Executive Drive Pro option”, acts like Mercedes’ Magic Ride by studying the road ahead and slackening the suspension to glide over large bumps but unlike the Mercedes it can be fitted to petrol and diesel models and works at night time and in the rain.
Another feature that made me giggle was the fact that the BMW has a [...]
BMW are teasing the upcoming launch of the M2 on October 14th.
The “M2 will be powered by the N55 TwinScroll turbocharged engine with some components from the S55 engine. One of them is the oil pump found in the M-developed engine. The power output is 365 horsepower and 343 lb-ft of torque. The engine has an overboost function just like the 1M, good for 25 lb-ft of torque… At launch only 4 colours will be available: Long Beach Blue, Alpine White, Mineral Grey and Black Sapphire”.