Thread: S8 vs M5
View Single Post
      11-05-2012, 07:32 PM   #3
motorsport_cat
Private First Class
motorsport_cat's Avatar
10
Rep
197
Posts

Drives: 2012 328i
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Montreal

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by ipsedixit
Quote:
Originally Posted by bmw8 View Post
Hi everyone,

I don't get why the Audi S8 is quicker in straight line than the M5. Obviously on a track the S8's heaviness is a disadvantage, but why is it so quick? Oh, by the way, its engine is underrated by 60hp (520hp=580hp) and a bit of torque too.

-Avi
AWD.

Better traction from a standstill.
It's very heavy though!
__________________
///Meow