700HP BMW M4 vs. 675HP TT Acura NSX – Drag Race

August 16th, 2022

This will be a battle between Japanese and European power. The Acura NSX is the best that Honda has to offer, while the BMW M4 is a mid-tier model for the Bavarian automaker. Let’s get a closer look.

The 2017 Acura NSX is an all-wheel drive hybrid vehicle that utilizes a twin turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 and a trio of electric motors. This combination can produce the equivalent of 575hp and 475 lb.-ft. of torque (in stock condition). The NSX has a 9-speed DCT transmission. Road & Track says that the NSX can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 3.0-seconds and has a top speed of 191 mph. The mid-engine mounted NSX weighs 3,803-pounds and can cover the quarter-mile in 11.3-seconds @ 123.6 mph. This specimen has been modified with a performance tune.

In the other lane is the rear-wheel drive 2016 BMW M4. The front-engine M4 is powered by a twin turbo inline 6-cylinder capable of producing 425hp and 406 lb.-ft. of torque. In factory trim, the BMW M4 can turn the quarter-mile in 12.0-seconds @ 119.3 mph and accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 3.8-seconds. Curb weight for the M4 is approximately 4,000-pounds. The driver claims to have a built engine, bolt-ons and a performance tune.

Which car are you picking? The smart money is on the all-wheel drive Acura. He’s got nearly the same power and better traction. We’ll find out for sure when the rubber hits the road.

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