On the Nurburgring: BMW M4 vs Audi RS5 -Auto Zeitung

by Bernie McGroarty on June 16, 2014, 10:43 pm
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Auto Zeitung, a German car magazine recently put Audi's RS5 up against BMW's latest M car, the M4. While the text was all in German, through a little translation, some stats and their final points count for the cars is given below. Check out the scanned pages for some pics and more info on the cars from the test.

BMW M4 Coupé vs Audi RS5 Coupé

Weight: BMW M4 1615 kg/3560 lbs Audi RS5 Coupe 1788 kg/3942 lbs

Performance Data (M4-RS5):
0-25 mph: 1.4 s.............1.2 s
0-62 mph: 4.2 s.............4.3 s
0-100 mph: 8.5 s.............9.3 s
0-124 mph: 12.9 s...........14.5 s

Laptimes Nurburgring GP Config: M4 1:38.9 min, RS5 1:41.5 min

Slalom (59 ft): 44 mph...................42 mph

Braking (62-0 mph, warm): 109 ft.....................108 ft

Fuel Consumption: 19.77 mpg..............17.04 mpg

Overall Test Rating: M4: 2915 points.......RS5: 2837 points

BMW's M4 beats out the RS5 because of its better safety equipment (+19 points), better Driving Comfort (+26 points), less fuel consumption (+36 points), much better handling (Laptime: +10 points, Slalom: +16 points, steering: +6 points), and slightly fewer costs (+3 points)

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”m4 vs rs5”

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1 responses to On the Nurburgring: BMW M4 vs Audi RS5 -Auto Zeitung

After Hours commented:
June 19, 2014, 8:20 pm

Even if I can't drive on the public highway the way these cars were driven at the Nurburgring, a victory by BMW over Audi is sweet.