Video: 2012 BMW M5 vs 2012 Mercedes-Benz E 63 AMG vs Panamera vs XFR

EVO magazine in the UK has just released a video of a drag race between a 2012 BMW M5, 2012 Mercedes-Benz E 63 AMG BiTurbo, Jaguar XFR, and a Porsche Panamera S.

Before you watch the run, if you’d prefer, here are the main details of each car in case you want to have a bit of a guess which is quickest. The run involves a 0-1000m sprint.

2012 BMW M5
4.4-litre twin-turbo V8, 412kW/680Nm, rear-wheel drive, 0-100km/h in 4.4 (3.7 as tested by Car and Driver)

2012 Mercedes-Benz E 63 AMG BiTurbo
5.5-litre twin-turbo V8, 410kW/800Nm (Performance Pack), rear-wheel drive, 0-100km/h 4.3 seconds (3.8 as tested by Car and Driver)

2011 Porsche Panamera S
4.8-litre naturally-aspirated V8, 294kW/500Nm, all-wheel drive, 0-100km/h 5.2 seconds (Sport Chrono pack)

2011 Jaguar XFR
5.0-litre supercharged V8, 375kW/625Nm, rear-wheel drive, 0-100km/h 4.9 seconds

Click play on the video below for the full race. Results are displayed at the end of the video.

Brett Davis

Brett is currently the editor at PerformanceDrive and a co-founder. He is an expert in handling and performance. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After earning a degree in journalism he started his career as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine and then moved on to CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.

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