Morgan vs Wiesmann
The old enemies meet again. Morgan fights for England; Wiesmann for Germany. Let battle commence...
Posted: 13 Oct 2010
Fire it up and the BMW V10 rumbles in that familiarly potent but lumpy way. Into first, and the M5-in-drag impression persists. But not for long. At 1,395kg, the MF5 is substantially lighter than the car whose oily bits it shares, so the Wiesmann gathers momentum in a way that makes the M5 feel sluggish. That SMG transmission might have been eclipsed by latest dual-clutch systems, but there's a mechanical quality to it and a sense of resistance that suits the car's brutal character.