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      06-04-2014, 11:14 AM   #1
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Lightbulb BMW M4 vs Audi RS5 Compared on Nurburgring GP track by Autozeitung (Update)

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Correction made: test was conducted on Autozeitung Test Track (not Nurburgring GP track) New Update Correction Its indeed Nurburgring GP but the track layout in the test is not known.
Nurburgring GP http://www.nuerburgring.de/en/fans-i...rix-track.html

This is Autozeitung Test Track http://burntire.ru/tracks/autozeitung-test-track

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BMW M4 Coupé vs Audi RS5 Coupé

Weight:....1615 kg..........1788 kg
Performance Data:
0-40 km/h:....1,4 s..........1,2 s
0-100 km/h:...4,2 s..........4,3 s
0-160 km/h:...8,5 s..........9,3 s
0-200 km/h:...12,9 s........14,5 s

Laptimes Nurburgring GP Config:.........1.38,9 min..........1.41,5 min Track layout is not known
Slalom (18m): 70,8 km/h..........67,5 km/h

Braking (100-0 km/h, warm):....33,3 m..........32,8 m

Fuel Consumption:.....11,9 l/100 km..........13,8 l/100 km

Rating: M4: 2915 points
RS5: 2837 points


M4 wins because of his better Safetyequipment (+19 points), the better Driving Comfort (+26 points),
much less fuel consumption (+36 points), the much better handling (Laptime: +10 points, Slalom: +16 points, steering: +6 points), and the slightly fewer costs (+3 points)

M4 is fast!

Full scans thanks Paul-Bracq-BMW for posting.
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      06-04-2014, 11:45 AM   #2
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Nice!

I like the whole point system with different variables

As for the laptime.. that's bonkers.. faster than 997 GT2 RS, Turbo S, Nissan GTR.... Lost to the Aventador by 0.10 sec....
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      06-04-2014, 12:06 PM   #3
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wow, should i believe these laptimes?

I dont believe it can hang with those cars. lol
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      06-04-2014, 12:36 PM   #4
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OMG that's fast...
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      06-04-2014, 01:29 PM   #5
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Was the test run on 3.7km configuration?
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      06-04-2014, 01:31 PM   #6
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That 0-200km/h 12.9s time is quite faster than the advertised BMW numbers of 13.4/13.6 for DCT/6MT


(http://www.bmw.de/dam/brandBM/market...2975025706.pdf)
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      06-04-2014, 01:32 PM   #7
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Nice!

I like the whole point system with different variables

As for the laptime.. that's bonkers.. faster than 997 GT2 RS, Turbo S, Nissan GTR.... Lost to the Aventador by 0.10 sec....
Comparing the times from the article to fastestlaps.com, the RS5 would a good bit faster than an early R8… which is why I wonder if it's the same configuration.

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      06-04-2014, 01:58 PM   #8
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Yeah, has to be a diff config. Numbers just don't make sense.
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According to this, the RS5 is faster than the R8. How can that be?
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      06-04-2014, 02:10 PM   #10
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According to this, the RS5 is faster than the R8. How can that be?
I think it's *possible* against the original V8 R8 though the RS5 still weighs like 400 pounds more than it.
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I think it's *possible* against the original V8 R8 though the RS5 still weighs like 400 pounds more than it.
Anything is possible. If you told me the RS5 just edged the R8 V8 out I might believe it… but 3 sec on a 90 sec course is hard to explain.
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Interesting, the 0-100km/h is not that great but the lap time is off the chart. Lap time can't be that good ? ?
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Nice review. Wow the M4 looks awesome in SO!
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Anything is possible. If you told me the RS5 just edged the R8 V8 out I might believe it… but 3 sec on a 90 sec course is hard to explain.
Well the fastest lap time list doesn't specify which magazine tested it and only 3 list the driver so unless I'm missing it, it could be the difference in drivers. But yeah a 3s difference is quite large.
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Wow the M4 looks awesome in SO!
Does this confuse you even more with your colour choice
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The jury is still out on the course itself. Still pretty impressive.......until Audi releases the new RS5. I think 2016 it's due...is it not?
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Looks like my post moved.

I hope we can get some confirmation on the track layout they tested the cars on.
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The jury is still out on the course itself. Still pretty impressive.......until Audi releases the new RS5. I think 2016 it's due...is it not?
I think the new A5/S5 are due in 2015 as a 2016 model. The RS models typically show up later in the product cycle for Audi. I would guess around 2017 as a 2018 model.
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Looks like my post moved.

I hope we can get some confirmation on the track layout they tested the cars on.
Is it not mentioned in the article?
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Is it not mentioned in the article?
No. But they did say its possible to reach 7900 rpm, despite factory claim about 7600 rpm.
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Is the M4 DCT or 6MT?
With DCT and CCBs but without leather seats ... Weight of this car 1.615kg vs. 1.788kg for the RS5.
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