Carwow has done it again, creating one of those videos that we all needed to see but didn’t know until we’d seen it. The drag race content they produce is always top-notch and features the coolest cars ever, from classics to the latest and greatest hypercars that need a plug point to work. In this latest instalment, the crew has assembled three of the coolest modern Audis and pitted them against each other in a normal quarter-mile drag race, a half-mile drag race, and to give even more viewing pleasure, a braking distance test. With the world moving to electrically charged, battery-powered vehicles, it makes sense that we see a pair of these in the mix. To add a soundtrack to the whole event, and to show off one final hurrah for the outgoing petrol-powered cars, the last of Audi’s R8 models was chucked in. The Audi R8 GT is the last of the R8 models, ever, and as expected it's the best one to date. A total of just 333 units of this car have been touted for production and delivery in 2023 and once that’s done, the R8 badge is no more. It’s the last series-production V10 we’ll see leaving the Ingolstadt factory. Quite sad really. The other series-production car seen in action here is the RS e-tron GT, the company’s flagship electric vehicle. It’s a ridiculously fast car and the only one of the three anyone at SXdrv has driven and that’s probably never going to change because as far as we know there aren’t any of the 333 R8 GT models heading to SA and unless one of us becomes an overnight YouTube sensation or a billion dollar lottery winner, we’ll never even see the last competitor in the metal. The e-tron GT accelerates like something’s hunting it, and the rolling acceleration can give you heart palpitations, and so we reckon it should easily take out the R8 GT. But will it? What we do know is that the 3rd horse in this race will be the fastest of the lot, but by how much?
Take a look at the YouTube video from our favs at Carwow who is coming in hot with an awesome new drag race featuring some of the coolest Audis created in modern times, the last of the amazing ICE-engined cars in the form of the R8 GT, the company's flagship production electric offering in the form of the RS e-tron GT, and lastly the company's most ambitious purpose-built electric competition car - the Audi S1 Hoonitron that was built for the legendary Ken Block: Ken Block Hoonitron v Audi R8 GT v RS e-tron GT: DRAG RACE | carwow
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