Audi R8 RWD vs Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT With AWD In Drag Races

The Audi R8 and Porsche Cayenne are very different. But certain performance configurations can equalize, which is evident in the new version carwow Youtube Videos. The rear-wheel-drive Audi R8 faces off against the powerful Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT, which is also equipped with all-wheel drive.

Porsche produces more power, but is also heavier. The 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 SUV produces 640 horsepower (447 kilowatts) and 626 pound-feet (850 Newton-meters) of torque. Power is sent through an eight-speed automatic transmission with launch control to its all-wheel drive system. It also weighs 4,894 pounds (2,220 kilograms).

Audi packs a naturally aspirated 5.2-liter V10 that makes 570 hp (425 kW) and 405 lb-ft (550 Nm) of torque. The R8 only drives the rear wheels, sending them through a seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox. Audi’s big advantage is its curb weight, which shows the scales at 3,505 lbs (1,590 kg).

The Cayenne rocket went off course in the first drag race, leaving Audi far behind as it struggled with traction. However, Audi’s initial hiccups disappeared when it started to get in the Porsche. However, Audi was too far behind to close the gap before the pair crossed the finish line, with Porsche taking its first win.

Porsche got a great start in the second race, but Audi also improved. It got a much better launch but not enough to beat Porsche. The third and final race saw Audi get its best start, but still couldn’t secure a first place win, finishing the quarter mile in 11.4 seconds, just behind the Cayenne’s time of 11.3 seconds.

The first rolling race has both vehicles in normal driving settings. This castrates the Cayenne’s AWD system, allowing Audi’s lighter performance prowess to shine through. Audi was able to beat Porsche in both races, although the second race, when the two were in the sportiest setting, was closer than the first.

The last brake test was a shock. Despite the huge weight difference between the two, which you think is important, Audi only wins by a few inches. The performance gap between supercars and super SUVs has narrowed.

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