Video: G-Power G1 V8 Hurricane RS BMW 1 Series does 314km/h

You may remember the G-Power G1 V8 Hurricane RS from a few weeks ago. It features G-Power’s latest performance upgrade package for the BMW 1 Series, including a BMW M3 engine conversion.

To refresh your memory, the G-Power G1 V8 Hurricane RS features a current-gen BMW M3 4.0-litre V8. It’s fitted with a centrifugal supercharger to really boost up the power. The mighty unit is matched up to a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.

Overall power is rated at a massive 441kW, while torque is just as eye-opening, peaking at 580Nm. The German tuning firm says 0-100km/h is possible in just 4.4 seconds, while the top speed is 330km/h with the normal non-prototype ECU (not fitted to this test car).

Sportauto in Germany has just released a video showcasing the awesome performance and acceleration of the V8 beast, taking it up to a top speed of 314km/h.

Click play below to see how she goes. It looks like a very well sorted machine, despite the combination of colossal power and a relatively short wheelbase.

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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.