Originally Posted by Alan l.
Willing to bet the RS6 is really putting out over 600hp in the real world. Its the new thing to underrate your car just to make your competition look bad when you beat them.
I wonder if the manufacturers aren't trying to keep as much of a low profile as they can with their conservative HP ratings? American muscle cars of the 60s were very underrated HP wise to avoid political reaction and more stringent regulation. I'm not familiar with EU auto regulations, but are there taxes imposed on the higher HP cars?