Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT vs Audi R8 V10 5.2 FSI Plus

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Picture of Audi R8 V10 5.2 FSI Plus (Mk I facelift)
Category SLS AMG GTR8 V10 5.2 FSI Plus
Max power (ps / bhp) 591 / 583550 / 542
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 650 / 479540 / 398
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1663 / 36661622 / 3576
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 356 / 351339 / 334

Acceleration

Speed & distance SLS AMG GTR8 V10 5.2 FSI Plus
0 - 100 kph 3.7 s3.4 s
0 - 100 mph 7.8 s7.0 s
0 - 130 mph 12.6 s12.3 s
1/4 mile 11.7 s @ 124.3 mph11.3 s @ 126.1 mph

General performance

Category SLS AMG GTR8 V10 5.2 FSI Plus
Top speed 320 kph (199 mph)319 kph (198 mph)
Lateral acceleration 1.04 g (10 m/s²)0.99 g (10 m/s²)
70 mph - 0 48 m (159 ft)45 m (148 ft)

Summary

Category SLS AMG GTR8 V10 5.2 FSI Plus
Track Performance 483487
Straight line speed 708785
Total 11911273

Verdict

R8 V10 5.2 FSI Plus is the fastest by a small margin.

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lamboboy  8y ago

I wanna see these cars in a comparison test on a race track. Something other than Leguna Seca for a change i hope. With a similar set or rubber i think both would be very equal.