Originally Posted by Thrumcap
I think all the M5 territory numbers were achieved with launch control. Acceleration numbers from a rolling start and at higher speeds are not even close to M5 and look like current 550i. This is why I think the LCI 550i will be quicker. S6 will probably still have the edge in handling though.
The LCI 550's won't be any faster to 60. Perhaps 1/4 mile. BMW has been low balling the current n63 output. Who's to say they didn't decide to just report the real numbers? One thing is for sure: they've been playing games regarding power outputs with turbocharging.