Drag racing – powerful sedan Mercedes-AMG E63 S versus the “charged” station wagon Audi RS6

Drag racing – powerful sedan Mercedes-AMG E63 S versus the “charged” station wagon Audi RS6

May 9, 2021 0 By autotimesnews

On a YouTube channel, a video appeared showing a race in a straight line between the high-performance Mercedes-AMG E63 S sedan and the equally powerful Audi RS6 station wagon. Both contenders are powered by powerful twin-turbo V8 engines.

The guys from Cars.co.za YouTube channel put on a very exciting race in South Africa. For this race, the team rented a runway outside Cape Town and hosted several races for the standard drag racing distance of a quarter mile (402 meters – ed.).

The Audi RS6 is in the race – arguably the fastest station wagon in the world these days. It shares a powerful 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine with a charged Audi RS7, both of which have 600 horsepower (800 Nm). Through an eight-speed automatic transmission, power goes to the Quattro AWD system. Also available is a launch control system (launch control).

Its opponent is the updated Mercedes-AMG E63 S sedan with a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 that produces 612 hp. power and 850 Nm of torque.

As a transmission, a nine-speed automatic transmission is proposed, which is connected to the 4Matic all-wheel drive system.

At least on paper, the two machines are very, very close to each other in terms of performance. According to the official data, the acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h for the Mercedes car is 3.4 seconds and 3.6 seconds for the Audi.

Fortunately, the conditions for this race are absolutely perfect – no wind, no rain, just a quiet sunny day outside Cape Town. Driver reaction time, traction and engine power will be the deciding factors in this race. This is definitely an exciting video and we are not going to spoil it for you.

Not so long ago, AutoTimesNews wrote about drag racing, which was attended by “charged” Audi RS7 and Mercedes-AMG E63. The recently released 11-minute video shows a race in a straight line featuring tuned cars – the Audi RS7-R from ABT and the Mercedes-AMG E63. Both cars have a capacity of 1600 hp.