Road Tests Real world tests of Charger SRT8 vs A8 L W12 quattro

0-60mph

Top speed

Charger SRT8
174 mph

0-100mph

1/4 mile

Differences What are the advantages of each

Default view of Dodge Charger SRT8

Reasons to consider the
Dodge Charger SRT8

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Faster top speed 174 mph vs 155 mph 19 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Front view of Audi A8 L W12 quattro

Reasons to consider the
Audi A8 L W12 quattro

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More torque 463 ft-lb @ 3,250 RPM vs 348 ft-lb @ 4,300 RPM Around 35% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Faster to 100mph 9.6 s vs 11 s Around 15% faster to 100mph

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Charger SRT8  vs
A8 L W12 quattro 
Brand Dodge Audi
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2012 2010

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 9.29 lb/hp 9.17 lb/hp
Maximum hp 470 HP @ 6,000 RPM 493 HP
Maximum torque 348 ft-lb @ 4,300 RPM 463 ft-lb @ 3,250 RPM
Engine placement Front Front
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,400 cc 6,300 cc
Cylinders V8 W12
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 10.9:1 11.8:1
Bore/stroke 4.09 in / 3.72 in 3.39 in / 3.56 in
Valves per cylinder 2 4

road tests

Charger SRT8  vs
A8 L W12 quattro 
Top speed 174 mph 155 mph
1/4 mile 12.8 s 12.6 s
0-60mph 5 s 4.1 s
0-100mph 11 s 9.6 s

transmission

Drivetrain AWD AWD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 5 8

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc Disc
Rear brakes Brembo Disc Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 4,365 lb 4,521 lb
Width 74.4 in 76.7 in
Height 58.2 in 57.9 in
Length 200.1 in 207.4 in
Front track width 63 in 64.7 in
Wheelbase 120 in 122.9 in
Dodge Charger SRT8
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Audi A8 L W12 quattro
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