Put a Lamborghini Urus against an Audi RS 6 Avant, and you will find that maximum horsepower is not the most important parameter in judging a car’s performance.
On paper, the Lamborghini Urus has a power advantage over an Audi RS 6 Avant. Even if they have the same twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8, the Italian SUV claims 650 horsepower against only 600 at the German station wagon.
What gives L’Urus a significant advantage in terms of performance? Not so fast: the SUV is also heavier, the fault of its chassis which also suffers from poorer aerodynamics due to its high-pitched physique.
This is why, during this straight-line race organized by the English specialists of Car Wow, the Urus failed to get the best of the RS 6 Avant. And imagine this time the same match with an RS 6 equipped with a V8 of 650 horses: with equal power, the station wagon should logically take the best on the SUV …