This Six-Second BMW-Branded Drag Car Has an E34 M5 Straight-Six

And boy does it sound good.

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BMW engines aren't especially popular in the drag racing scene, which is why we think this car is so cool. It's a purpose-built dragster powered by a billet aluminum block modeled after the S38 straight-six engine found the E34-generation M5. And it sounds nuts.

on YouTube was able to catch this South African-built car in action at the Import vs. Domestic World Cup Finals as it laid down a 6.57-second quarter-mile time at an astonishing 218 mph. Please, prepare your eardrums.

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