Audi RS6 vs BMW M5

Picture of BMW M5 (E39)
Picture of Audi RS6 (C5)
Category BMW M5 (E39)Audi RS6 (C5)
Engine layout 4.9 l V84.2 l V8
Max power (ps / bhp) 400 / 395450 / 444
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 500 / 369560 / 413
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1795 / 39571840 / 4057
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 223 / 220245 / 241

Performance

Category BMW M5 (E39)Audi RS6 (C5)
Top speed 250 kph (155 mph)250 kph (155 mph)
0 - 100 kph 5.1 s4.4 s
0 - 200 kph 16.9 s17.8 s
0 - 60 mph 4.6 s4.4 s
0 - 100 mph 11.2 s10.7 s
0 - 150 mph 27.7 s30.9 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.3 s @ 92.6 mph8.9 s @ 95.1 mph
1/4 mile 13.1 s @ 109.4 mph12.6 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 11.8 s13.4 s
Est. max acceleration 0.60 g (6 m/s²)0.71 g (7 m/s²)

Summary

Category BMW M5 (E39)Audi RS6 (C5)
Track Performance 478480
Straight line speed 876926
Total 13541406

Verdict

There is no clear winner in this comparison.

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sgtherealone  7y ago

I expected that result.