BMW F10 M5 sets Guiness World Drift Record - 82.5 km
BMW M5 F10 Saloon managed to set Guiness World Record for longest sustained drift at the BMW Performance Center near Greenville, South Carolina on Saturday, May 11, 2013.
Behind the steering wheel was Johan Schwartz – Instructor at BMW Performance Center. The record-breaking attempt generated over $20,000 in charitable donations benefitting The BMW Charity Pro-Am.
The BMW M5 F10 covered 51.278 miles (82.5 km), which is a total of 322.5 laps around the 841-foot Performance Center skid pad.
The M-DCT transmission-equipped 2013 BMW M5 Sedan was an unmodified car from the BMW Performance Center school fleet which began the record attempt with a fresh set of Continental ContiSport ultra-high performance tires - sizes 255/30/20 front and 295/30/20 rear.
The M5 F10 is powered by a 4.4-liter V8 with 560PS (412 kW) at 5750RPM and 680Nm(502 lb-ft) at just 1500RPM. The engine has M TwinPower Turbo technology, twin-scroll turbochargers, high-precision direct fuel injection, VALVETRONIC variable valve control and a cross-bank exhaust manifold meaning an acceleration to 100 km/h in just 4.4 seconds, to 200 km/h in 13 seconds and top speed of 250 km/h (limited).