Race: BMW X5 M50d vs Range Rover Sport V8

Here’s an interesting contest by South African website cars.co.za. It’s between the BMW X5 M50d and its 280kW/740Nm tri-turbo-diesel 3.0-litre six, and the Range Rover Sport and its 375kW/625Nm supercharged petrol V8. What’s quicker do you think? See below for the results.

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. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.