Therefore, the biggest advantage playing to the side of the Audi RS5 is the quattro all-wheel drive system. That will give it the edge when launching as it allows the car to put the power down more efficiently. And since the Audi has less of it, it would make an impact. Under the hood of the RS5 hides a 2.9-liter twin-turbo V6 making 450 HP and 600 Nm of torque. All of it is sent to the wheels through an 8-speed automatic gearbox.
On the other side of the strip is the BMW M3 Competition. The BMW also has six cylinders but in a straight line, measuring up to a total displacement of 3 liters. The two turbos attached to it force it to deliver 510 HP and 650 Nm of torque to the rear wheels, via an 8-speed automatic gearbox. So the BMW has about 60 extra horsepower on its side but will that be enough to catch up to the RS5 before the end of the strip?
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