Audi R8 4.2 FSI Quattro vs Shelby GT500

Picture of Shelby GT500
Picture of Audi R8 4.2 FSI Quattro (Mk I)
Category Shelby GT500R8 4.2 FSI Quattro
Engine layout 5.4 l V84.2 l V8
Max power (ps / bhp) 507 / 500420 / 414
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 651 / 480430 / 317
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1787 / 39401604 / 3536
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 284 / 280262 / 258

Acceleration

Speed & distance Shelby GT500R8 4.2 FSI Quattro
0 - 80 kph 3.6 s3.4 s
0 - 100 kph 4.4 s4.3 s
0 - 200 kph 17.1 s14.9 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 12.7 s11.6 s
0 - 60 mph 4.5 s3.9 s
0 - 100 mph 9.6 s9.9 s
0 - 150 mph 30.3 s27.5 s
Est. 1/8 mile 8.9 s @ 95.1 mph9.0 s @ 94.4 mph
1/4 mile 12.7 s12.5 s

General performance

Category Shelby GT500R8 4.2 FSI Quattro
Top speed 253 kph (157 mph)301 kph (187 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.71 g (7 m/s²)0.67 g (7 m/s²)
Fuel economy 21.4 l/100 km (11 mpg US / 13 UK)10.8 l/100 km (22 mpg US / 26 UK)
Lateral acceleration 0.90 g (9 m/s²)0.99 g (10 m/s²)
70 mph - 0 52 m (172 ft)49 m (160 ft)

Summary

Category Shelby GT500R8 4.2 FSI Quattro
Track Performance 635700
Straight line speed 12521477
Total 18872177

Verdict

R8 4.2 FSI Quattro is the fastest by a small margin.

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