Thread: S8 vs M5
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      11-05-2012, 06:32 PM   #3
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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.

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AWD.

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