11 July 2013

They both produce more than 500bhp, and they both offer supercar-rivalling pace. But can the big, practical Audi RS6 really outpace the breathtaking Nissan GT-R. Steve Sutcliffe hosts the battle.

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11 July 2013

Surprised the RS6 got as close as it did to Nissan through those twisties, I'd be interested to see how the nicer, standard air-sprung car compared.

Also, when not speccing the RS6 like a press car, the GT-R's usual trump card of value is wiped out. Interesting test but I can't see many potential buyers comparing the two.

11 July 2013

Considering the GT-R is an engineering-led, loss-leader halo model - which benefits from an extensive annual revamp - and the RS6 is a family wagon that's as big as house, IMHO the latter's overall performance is more impressive - especially through the twisty handling course. And as for the RS6's brakes - yoiks!

Is the GT-R starting to show its age?

11 July 2013

Two pointless cars in a pointless test.


11 July 2013

...impressive in this company.  The M5 got beaten 5-0 against the GTR, remember.  Being a family man I'd have the RS6 with the xtra doors and comfort.  In performance terms there isn't a lot in it at all in real world terms.  A shame the RS6 is not available as a saloon or else it'd be perfect.

11 July 2013

Another win for the GT-R! Sub-3secs tp 60mph with ease. The next generation will be truly mind-blowing.

12 July 2013

Is this Audi a fair test against a dedicated sports saloon? What about using the Audi RS6 as a more realistic comparison? Seems they would be similar in HP, price, and weight.




Then I'll bet the 3-to-2 "win" by the GT-R would evaporate into something like a 1-to-4 "win" for the Audi.



12 July 2013

NMGOM wrote:

What about using the Audi RS6 as a more realistic comparison?

Which video were you watching? They did use the RS6...

12 July 2013

bomb - - - 

Thanks. That was the most misleading comment I'd ever posted. Got distracted, I guess.  I meant to recommend a lighter Coupe, and not use the Audi wagon. (^_^)...


12 July 2013

I've got just one question: 

Who drives with his wife and children ( and dog ) down a tortuous road like Steve Sutcliffe?

12 July 2013

Buy both!

Peter Cavellini.


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