Audi R8 Spyder against the Audi RS6 Avant, who is faster in a straight line?

Audi R8 Spyder contra Audi RS6 AvantToday we are going to see a duel of the that are not seen every day. Audi R8 Spyder against the Audi RS6 Avant. Two of the vehicles most powerful brand of the four rings face-to-face in a race of acceleration. On paper probably doesn’t have anything to do, since the first is a sporty, with a central engine and the second is of a family with a tune-up, very sporty. we will See in the video if they are rivals or not.

But before we compare their mechanical. The R8 Spyder takes a V10 engine of 5.2 liters linked to the automatic gearbox S tronic, dual-clutch and seven speeds. Develops 540 HP and 540 Nm of torque. The RS6 Avant under the hood the engine V8 biturbo 4.0-liter linked to an automatic transmission tiptronic eight-speed transmission. This Performance version gets a power of 605 HP and 700 Nm of torque. Both have all-wheel drive quattro.

first we may think that the Audi RS6 Avant has advantage due to its greater power. However the family also weighs quite a bit more that the soft-top convertible, with 2.025 kg of the first compared to 1.795 kg of the second. Therefore it is expected that the result will be fairly even, as are its acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h. The 3.6 seconds it takes the R8 Spyder and 3.7 seconds for the RS6 Avant. Tap take action.

In the drag race from the beginning come out very evenly matched both vehicles. We are grateful to the measured times that give us the clue, because to the naked eye it is impossible to know who goes first. Come to 161 km/h (100 mph) with a difference of two-tenths in favor of the family. The race ends up winning the Audi RS6 Avant, I get to go through kilometer in 21,1 seconds. The R8 Spyder does at 21.5 seconds remain very tight until the end.

Source – Autoexpress

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