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G-Power takes its BMW M5 “Hurricane” up a notch

23-10-2020 16:20
In March this year, G-Power came out with an extreme edition of the BMW M5 (F90) titled the G5M Hurricane RS. The car packed all of 840 PS and 1,040 Nm of torque – but, as it turned out, it still had potential in it.

In March this year, G-Power came out with an extreme edition of the BMW M5 (F90) titled the G5M Hurricane RS. The car packed all of 840 PS and 1,040 Nm of torque – but, as it turned out, it still had potential in it.

The newly revealed G5M Hurricane RR does not have much to show for it, but it packs 900 metric horses (888 hp / 662 kW) instead of 840 and should therefore be even wilder than its predecessor. The tuning kit includes forged pistons and connecting rods, cooling system improvements and two brand-new turbochargers put into CNC-machined housings. Minor mods are included for the transmission and the exhaust system. Even so, the torque stays capped at 1,050 Nm (774 lb-ft) to prevent excess wear and tear.

The G-Power G5M Hurricane RS from seven months ago could reach 100 km/h (62 mph) in just 2.5 seconds and ultimately climb as high as 350 km/h (217 mph). No times have been quoted for the RR version so far, and the pricing remains likewise unannounced.

The interesting part is that G-Power hinted at the “rather conservative” nature of the tuning, which could mean that the M5 took it well enough and could be pushed even further given time and luck.



Editor Andrew Raspopov
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