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Audi R8 V10 vs Mercedes S63 AMG Coupe

Audi R8 vs Mercedes S63 drag race

In this video we have a Mercedes S63 AMG Coupe which has a 630 horsepower 5.5-litre bi-turbo V8, a seven-speed automatic gearbox and rear-wheel-drive.

It will be racing an Audi R8 V10 that has a 5.2-litre V10 with 535 horsepower that drives all four wheels through a seven-speed dual clutch transmission.

Drag Race Shootout: result

The Mercedes S63 AMG Coupe covered the 1,800m course in 27.51 seconds but despite a poor start the Audi R8 V10 still pipped it with a time of 27.24 seconds. 

Auto Express Drag Race Shoot-out 2014

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