Drag race: Mercedes-AMG E63 S vs BMW M5 CS vs Porsche Panamera Turbo S vs Audi RS6

December 10, 2021 by

These German Saloons offer comfort and luxury in spades, but which is fastest down the ¼ mile? Today we find out.

First to the start line we have the Mercedes-AMG E63 S. It has a 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine with 612hp and 850Nm of torque. It also has all-wheel drive and a nine-speed multi-clutch automatic gearbox. This Mercedes weighs in at 2,010kg.

Next up we have the BMW M5 CS. It’s a bit lighter than the Mercedes, tipping the scales at 1,825kg. Under the bonnet you’ll find a 4.4-litre twin-turbocharged V8 with 635hp and 750Nm of torque, feeding power to an eight-speed automatic gearbox.

Lining up after the BMW we have the Porsche Panamera Turbo S. It has a 4.0-litre twin turbocharged V8, assisted by an electric motor to provide 700hp and 870Nm of torque. This goes to all four wheels via an eight-speed dual clutch gearbox. The batteries and electric motor do add to the weight, with the Panamera coming in at 2,365kg.

Last but not least we have the Audi RS6. It has a 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 with 600hp and 800Nm of torque. It has an eight-speed automatic gearbox and Audi’s Quattro all-wheel-drive system on board. This car weighs 2,075kg.

So which car will come out on top? You’ll have to watch the video to find out.

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