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      07-14-2009, 10:47 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by woshimihei View Post
"The tuners at MTM have begun tweaking the all-new 2010 Audi S4 (B8) in Europe, and as expected, Audi's new supercharged 333-hp 3.0-liter V6 is rife with potential. With only a revised ECU no underdrive pulley, intake or exhaust mods MTM was able to coax 430 crank horsepower out of the blown six 97 hp more than stock.

The kit, which retails for 2,491 euros (around $3,500 USD), brings torque output up to 380 lb-ft and,according to MTM, drops the 0-60 mph time from 5.2 to 4.6 seconds.Clearly, good things are on the way for the BMW 335i fighter, and weexpect more to follow when the new darling of the Euro-tuning scenearrives in the States later this year."

420hp V8 vs 430hp V6
which is faster on straight line race?
That is a very tricky question to answer, I would reckon the M3 will eventually overhaul the S4 but might take it to about 130~135mph to do it.

In stock form the two match up like this (all times supplied are from Europe where both have been tested)

0-100km/h M3 :4.6s vs 5.0s : S4v6
0-160km/h M3 :10.2s vs 11.5s : S4v6
0-200km/h M3 :15.4s vs 18.6s : S4v6

These times were from one magazine (AMS) to show a fair reference point and Europe's method of testing acceleration times, if you were to take both to a dragstrip and use their method of timing (i.e.1ft rollout) then the M3 will regain the lead a little earlier. But if the surface is less than ideal I would say that the M3 would never regain control of the race.