Very stiff suspension and cornering. Track ready handling if brake system upgraded. E38 computer control includes performance ship maps engine/trans appropriate to race track handling. Cousin to Cadillac CTS-V tune on Nordschleif racetrack.
On par with German performance automobiles. German/European car reviews compare this car as best value for performance on par with BMW "M" series and Audi.
Solid proven engine platform upgraded since introduction in 1955. Proven American sports car application in Corvette. Also adopted to full size trucks. Transmission is modular construction providing common affordable, dependable parts with other models