Originally Posted by Antonio1988
Audi has definitely stepped things up, but I still feel that, at best, they are on par with BMW. The performance aspect of things is putting the Audi's ahead in terms of straightline power, but they are still lacking in the handling department.
Things will change when BMW finishes their transition for the M/// brand into the smaller displacement V8's coupled with turbo(s).
Y'know, the current RS5 isn't quite as quick as the M3 in a straight line, but it's a bit quicker around a road course. Things change.