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Cadillac CTS-V makes use of all 640 horsepower in drag race against BMW M3

For what it’s worth, the M3 is not stock

This might not be a balanced race, given the displacement difference between the two contenders. 

With 640 hp and 630 lb-ft (854Nm) of torque bursting out of the massive 6.2-liter supercharged V8 engine, the Cadillac CTS-V sedan is hardly a match even for a same-class BMW (which is the M5). This mean Caddy can reach 60 mph from a standstill in just 3.7 seconds, and a 200 mph maximum velocity — figures the future BMW M5 wouldn't be so challenged by. 

So putting a 3.0-liter inline six BMW M3 against it seems to be the least inspired idea in the world. Mind you, this is not a stock BMW M3; after paying a visit to JB4 studio, the German sedan pushes 475 whp through the rear axle. Also, the 445-pound weight difference gives the M3 a small advantage. But is it enough to keep it on par with the CTS-V on a drag strip? 

via BMW Blog

 

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