Road Tests Real world tests of Scirocco R vs RS 3 Sportback

Top speed

Scirocco R
155 mph
RS 3 Sportback
155 mph

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Volkswagen Scirocco R

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Volkswagen Scirocco R

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TwinRev is not aware of any important advantages of the Volkswagen Scirocco R vs the Audi RS 3 Sportback.

Car-autoblog view of Audi RS 3 Sportback

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Audi RS 3 Sportback

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More torque 331 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM vs 258 ft-lb @ 2,500 RPM Around 30% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
More powerful engine 335 HP @ 8,250 RPM vs 265 HP @ 6,000 RPM More than 25% stronger engine
Slightly bigger engine 2,480 cc vs 1,984 cc 25% bigger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Scirocco R  vs
RS 3 Sportback 
Brand Volkswagen Audi
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2010 2011

power & handling

Maximum hp 265 HP @ 6,000 RPM 335 HP @ 8,250 RPM
Maximum torque 258 ft-lb @ 2,500 RPM 331 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 1,984 cc 2,480 cc
Fuels
Gas

physical dimensions

Width 71.7 in 79.5 in
Height 54.9 in 53.8 in
Length 167.2 in 183 in
Wheelbase 101.5 in 108.3 in

road tests

Scirocco R  vs
RS 3 Sportback 
Top speed 155 mph 155 mph

transmission

Drivetrain FWD quattro 4WD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 7

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc
Volkswagen Scirocco R
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Audi RS 3 Sportback
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