BMW M3 vs Audi S5 Sportback

Picture of Audi S5 Sportback (9TA)
Picture of BMW M3 (F80)
Category Audi S5 SportbackBMW M3 (F80)
Engine layout 3.0 l V63.0 l R6
Max power (ps / bhp) 354 / 349431 / 425
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 500 / 369550 / 406
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1752 / 38621604 / 3536
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 202 / 199269 / 265
Average price €65,000€85,000

Lap Times

Track Audi S5 SportbackBMW M3 (F80)
Sachsenring 1:39.611:37.09

Acceleration

Speed & distance Audi S5 SportbackBMW M3 (F80)
0 - 50 kph 1.7 s1.6 s
0 - 80 kph 3.2 s2.9 s
0 - 100 kph 4.5 s4.1 s
0 - 130 kph 7.1 s6.0 s
0 - 160 kph 10.4 s8.5 s
0 - 200 kph 16.9 s13.3 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.0 s @ 94.4 mph8.6 s @ 99.4 mph
1/4 mile 12.8 s12.0 s @ 119.3 mph

Rolling acceleration

Speed Audi S5 SportbackBMW M3 (F80)
60 - 100 kph (4) 3.4 s3.3 s
60 - 100 kph (5) 4.6 s4.4 s
80 - 120 kph (5) 4.6 s4.2 s
80 - 120 kph (6) 6.2 s5.3 s
80 - 120 kph (7) 7.7 s7.6 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 12.7 s9.2 s

General performance

Category Audi S5 SportbackBMW M3 (F80)
Top speed 250 kph (155 mph)284 kph (176 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.69 g (7 m/sΒ²)0.72 g (7 m/sΒ²)
18m slalom 69.2 kph (43.0 mph)67.7 kph (42.1 mph)
Fuel economy 7.7 l/100 km (31 mpg US / 37 UK)7.3 l/100 km (32 mpg US / 39 UK)
100 kph - 0 32 m (106 ft)33 m (107 ft)
200 kph - 0 139 m (455 ft)134 m (438 ft)

Summary

Category Audi S5 SportbackBMW M3 (F80)
Track Performance 93100
Straight line speed 19282326
Total 20212426

Verdict

M3 is the fastest by a small margin.

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