The BMW M5 has more power, yet the Audi is lighter.
Once more racing video sets an impossible pair in opposition to one another – the BMW M5 Competition and the Audi R8 RWD. The two couldn’t be more unique, however do those distinctions uncover themselves on the track? Another video from the Carwow YouTube channel finds out.
There’s a major contrast between how the two produce their power. The BMW packs the brand’s twin-turbocharged 4.4-liter V8, which siphons out 625 strength (466 kilowatts) and 553 pound-feet (750 Newton-meters) of force. The motor in the M5 matches with an eight-speed programmed transmission with send off control, sending capacity to each of the four wheels.
The Audi utilizes the normally suctioned 5.2-liter V10 motor that makes 570 hp (425 kW) and 405 lb-ft (550 Nm) of force, solely sending capacity to the back tires through a seven-speed double grasp gearbox with send off control. Another distinction is their weight, with the four-entryway BMW weighing 4,177 pounds (1,895 kilograms) contrasted with the R8’s 3,505-lb. (1,590-kg) check weight.
The primary race uncovers that while the Audi is lighter, the BMW’s all-wheel drive and the additional power make it an imposing rival. The BMW bounces from the beginning line, getting a sizable lead over the Audi that the R8 can’t beat before the end goal. Nonetheless, the situation are different for the following two as the Audi gets a vastly improved start, staying aware of the BMW and passing it not long before the end goal, beating it two times by about a portion of a vehicle length despite the fact that both returned a 11.3-second quarter-mile time.
The pair split the two moving races, with the Audi winning the first with the two vehicles in their comfiest setting. The subsequent race set both in their sportiest tune, and the BMW won. The last brake test is a major shock, with the heavier BMW performing better, halting at a more limited distance than the Audi.
The two German vehicles in the video show the numerous ways of making a presentation vehicle. They serve ridiculously various clients, and there’s a major cost distinction between them, however those distinctions vanish in a race.