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G-Power BMW M5 Hurricane GS fastest LPG car in the world

G-Power is at it again. This time the German tuning company has come up with an LPG conversion for the awesome E60 BMW M5 V10. Oh, it also comes with two superchargers.

Starting with the 5.0-litre naturally aspirated V10 of the E60 M5, G-Power has fit a couple of ASA superchargers feeding the engine air via water-to-air intercoolers. There’s also a retuned engine computer to ensure the right amount of fuel and air is directed to combustion.

So what are you left with? G-Power claims the performance sedan now produces 485kW, up from the factory 373kW rating. Torque is also bumped up considerably to 650Nm, up from the factory 520Nm.

Out on the road, the LPG M5 is able to hit a record top speed of 333km/h, easily surpassing the previous LPG-record-holder, the AC Schnitzer E92 BMW 3 Series GP3.10, which hit 318.1km/h.

If you’re in the market for a ballistic performance car but don’t want to spend an arm and a leg in fuel costs, maybe you can use this as inspiration? LPG might be the way to go?

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.