G-Power Hurricane RR based on the BMW M5 is the world’s fastest sedan

Article by Christian A., on August 27, 2010

The World's Fastest Sedan record now belongs to a BMW M5 that has been modified by German tuning company G-Power. It is claimed that the G-Power Hurricane RR can reach a top speed of 372 km/h (231 mph), which is about the same as what McLaren F1 supercar boasts.

This model beats the record set by G-Power's M5 Hurricane RS, which was powered by a 750 hp twin-supercharged V10 engine that enabled it to reach a top speed of 367.4 km/h (228 mph). 

The G-Power Hurricane RR's power is boosted by about 6.67%, raising the output to 800hp (588 kW). The model delivers 800 Nm (590 lb-ft) of torque, enabling the vehicle to accelerate to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.35 seconds, and to 200 km/h (124 mph) in 9.5 seconds.

In only 25.8 seconds, the car can reach 300 km/h (186 mph) before proceeding to its record-breaking top speed. The engine was equipped with larger superchargers to achieve 25% more space for the air volume.

G-Power's engineers decided to use 19-inch wheels for the speed run instead of the 20-inch wheels that were originally installed on the EUR252,100 car. In addition, the wheels were covered in Michelin Pilot Sport Tires.

Press Release

G-POWER breaks existing record

After the record for the world’s fastest BMW sedan, G-POWER did it again and broke the long-standing record of the BRABUS Rocket for the fastest sedan in the world.

In November 2008 the 750 hp strong G-POWER M5 HURRICANE RS realised a new top speed of 228,4 mph (367,4 km/h). This speed has been clocked and certified at the ATP High-Speed test track in Papenburg. With it the since October 2006 valid record of 365,7 km/h has been broken.

The G-POWER high-speed world record has been realised with a 20 hp stronger evolution of the famous G-POWER M5 HURRICANE which has been clocked with 360 km/h earlier in 2008 and holds the record for the fastest BMW sedan. The extra power of the G-POWER M5 HURRICANE RS is the result of two modified superchargers from G-POWER’s technology partner ASA, with enlarged capacity. In the following the boost level of the G-POWER BI-Kompressor system could be raised from 0,7 bar rel. to 0,8 bar rel.

But still the G-POWER BI-Kompressor system has not yet reached its limit. According to CEO and engineer Christian Stöber:” …we can rise the boost level up to 1,0 bar rel. and more” and CEO Zoran Zorneke is of the opinion:” we can still improve, if we see the need for it”

We are curios if this will be necessary…

Topics: g-power, bmw, bmw m5, sedan

If you liked the article, share on:

Comments

Recommended

If you want to channel your inner speed freak, then this modified E92-generation M3 might get your senses tingling with excitement. Whether you intend to take it for a highway...
by - May 22, 2017
Nowadays, there has been a surge of modified Mercedes-Benz G-Wagons, and we are happy with all that. Only recently, the German automaker powerhouse revealed its 2 deluxe, limited editions for...
by - May 19, 2017
Liberty Walk, the Japan based tuning company, is back at it again. Though we are used to seeing these tuners modify high-end machines like Lamborghinis and Ferraris, this time they...
by - May 18, 2017
The Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe isn’t your ordinary two-door car. Aside from its dynamic yet elegant looks, the AMG C63 Coupe is also a menace in terms of performance – worthy...
by - May 15, 2017
Since 1999, German auto tuner WheelsAndMore has been in the business of redefining sports, luxury and exotic cars. They specialize in customizing “multi-piece special lightweight wheels”, pairing these “new shoes”...
by - May 12, 2017
Facebook

Youtube Channel

Tip Us
Do you have a tip for us?
Did you film an important event?
Contact us
Newsletter
Subscribe to our newsletter!
Subscribe
Galleries