2013 Audi RS5 Coupe vs BMW M6 Coupe
Audi has decided to launch the facelifted version of Audi RS5 in coupe form having the V8 engine. This car has a competition with another iconic German car maker BMW’s own launch 2013 BMW M6. Coupe cars have always enjoyed a fair share of popularity in the imagination of the car lovers. In this article, we are comparing the two of the much anticipated cars from the two iconic German car manufacturing companies, that is Audi RS5 vs BMW M6.
First thing first! Let’s talk about the specifics of the engines that the two coupes are offering. Audi RS5 comes loaded with a 4.2 FSI V8 engine which can generate 450 hp and the maximum torque of 317.15 pound feet of torque. It is powered by the launch control technology. It can sprint from 0 to 62 mph in just a matter of 4.6 seconds. The engine is mated to a seven speed S tronic transmission. The top speed it can attain is 155.173 mph. It is widely believed that the new BMW M6 is dropping the V10 engine and going for the smaller 4.4 liter V8 engine which can generate 560 hp of power and 500 pound feet of torque. The engine is mated to a seven speed dual clutch transmission. The transmission is potent enough to handle the high power and torque capacity of the V8 engine. It can zoom from 0 to 60 in just 4.2 seconds. This engine can attain the top speed of 155 mph. Their is not much difference in top speeds of both cars but BMW has better acceleration as compared to the RS5 with more thirsty torque that can move rapidly. In fuel economy Audi wins the game as it returns 26.9mpg whereas the 2013 BMW M6 returns around 19mpg. The fuel economy of the new 2013 M6 is not revealed till now and so it’s the approximate figure.
When you are comparing BMW and Audi, the comparison in terms of exterior looks has to be done. The new BMW M6 does have a good looking body but the rear end of the car has got some ugly angles. It is said that the designer of the car died while on this project because of which others could not see his vision came up with funny angles for the rear. One can get the standard 19 inch wheels or the optional 20 inch wheels as required. Audi RS5 is widely believed to have a facelift. It has a number of designing brilliance spots, be it side sills, front grille or the spoiler in rear. It is equipped with the 19 inch forged aluminum wheels. One can opt for the 20 inch wheels option as well.
Coming to the inside, BMW M6 is a sheer delight on the inside. The M sports seats, carbon fiber trim and leather upholstery are some of the things that will catch your imagination. It also has an iDrive control system with a 10.2 inch display. On the other hand, Audi RS5 is no lesser as well. The sports seats of the Audi RS5 are covered in black leather or Alcantara leather. The RS5 logos are thrown around quite a bit to give it an exclusive look.