​Audi RS5 versus Lexus RC F​ | better than a BMW M4 or Mercedes-AMG C63?

Not the obvious choices, but which of these alternatives to the mainstream come out on top?

Which is better, then? The Audi RS5 or the Lexus RC F?

Conventional thinking says neither, and that you buy a BMW M4 or Mercedes-AMG C63 coupe instead.

But what if you don’t want to be conventional? The RS5 and RC F are both brawny, four-hundred-and-something, four-seat coupes. 

Both have performance to spare but both go about their business in very different ways. The RC F is a rear-drive car with a 5.0-litre, naturally aspirated V8. The RS5 is the epitome of downsizing, featuring a 2.9-litre twin-turbocharged V6, which drives through a quattro four wheel-drive system.

We put the two alternatives to the mainstream to the test, to see which comes out on top …


Source: Autocar Online

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