Audi RS6 vs BMW M3

Picture of Audi RS6 (C5)
Picture of BMW M3 (E90)
Category Audi RS6 (C5)BMW M3 (E90)
Max power (ps / bhp) 450 / 444420 / 414
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 560 / 413400 / 295
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1840 / 40571658 / 3655
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 245 / 241253 / 250

Performance

Category Audi RS6 (C5)BMW M3 (E90)
0 - 100 kph 4.4 s4.5 s
0 - 200 kph 17.8 s15.6 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 13.4 s11.1 s
0 - 100 mph 10.7 s9.9 s
Est. 1/8 mile 8.9 s @ 95.1 mph8.9 s @ 96.3 mph
1/4 mile 12.6 s12.7 s
Top speed 250 kph (155 mph)282 kph (175 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.71 g (7 m/s²)0.69 g (7 m/s²)

Summary

Category Audi RS6 (C5)BMW M3 (E90)
Track Performance 343400
Straight line speed 673784
Total 10161184

Verdict

M3 is the fastest by a small margin.

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aaa  10y ago

This RS6 behove very good given that it's not competition for newer M3


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Tension  10y ago

more power, turbo, quattro - **** the age.


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Apathy  10y ago

Ah, a 3 year old car versus a nearly 10 year old car... hmm


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pro  10y ago

go m3!!!!!

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