Could this modified BMW M5 be too powerful for its own good?

Meet the Manhart MH5 700
by Buster Waddell | Jul 9, 2018
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If you think the latest, near-600hp BMW M5 seems a bit tame, then apparently—though surprisingly—you're not alone. This is the Manhart MH5 700, and as well as a bold carbon body kit, it's been turned well past 700hp.

It's an M5 with its twin-turbo V8 boosted to 713hp and 869Nm, up from 592hp and 750Nm. No official 0-100kph time has been quoted, though a 100-200kph time (naturally) of 5.9 seconds is quoted. Relevant for accelerating onto derestricted autobahn, at least. 

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Amongst visual changes, the MH5 has new carbon spoilers front and rear and an aggressive diffuser, improving aerodynamics and providing a far more original appearance than a regular M5.

The MH5 also has a stainless-steel exhaust, making it easier to show off. But if you spec yours with the gold stripe and gold-rimmed 21-inch alloys, you won't need any help with that anyway.

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NOTE: This article first appeared on TopGear.com. Minor edits have been made.

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