The Audi RS4 and the BMW M2 CS represent some of the most impressive luxury machines you can buy today. These turbocharged pocket rockets deliver the luxury you expect from these historic German brands while providing drivers with impressive levels of performance in compact packages. There are many ways to compare the Audi RS4 and the BMW M2 CS, but in the end nothing comes close to a classic drag race thanks to the team at Lovecars.
The BMW M2 CS is a limited edition version of the popular BMW M2 Coupe that offers increased performance and an inflated price tag. The BMW M2 CS is powered by a turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-6 engine that produces 444 horsepower and 550 nm (406 lb-ft) of torque. This impressive engine is mated to either a dual-clutch transmission or a 6-speed manual transmission. With the dual clutch fitted, the BMW M2 CS can sprint from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.8 seconds. Although more powerful than the fewer M2s, the BMW M2 CS is designed for better handling and durability on the track.
The Audi RS4 Avant is the sleeper that Audi is famous for and is one of the most practical performance cars on the planet. Powered by a 2.9-liter twin-turbo V6 engine developed by Porsche that produces 444 horsepower and 443 lb-ft (600 nm) of torque. Power is channeled through a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission, then hits the ground via Audi’s Quattro all-wheel drive system. Audi claims a 0-60 mph time of 4.1 seconds, which is impressive for a wagon wagon.
In this drag race in particular, the BMW M2 CS has a 6-speed manual transmission, which is great for driver engagement, but not the best transmission for drag racing, especially against the Audi. RS4 dual clutch. Can the BMW M2 CS match the perfect gear changes of the Audi RS4? Let’s find out.