Video: BMW 1-Series M Coupe hits up the track with the Audi TT RS

2012 BMW 1-Series M Coupe vs Audi TT RS

Now while BMW won’t confirm that it is directly competing with its rivals with the new 2012 BMW 1-Series M Coupe, there are a few cars out there that the new M model goes head-to-head with. While the Porsche Cayman is one, a more direct rival is the Audi TT RS.

The folks over at Motorsport Magazine recently took the BMW 1-Series M Coupe and the Audi TT RS to the track and ran a hot lap.

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Refresher:

  • 2012 BMW 1-Series M Coupe: The 2012 BMW 1-Series M Coupe is powered by a 3.0L inline 6-cylinder twin-turbocharged engine making 335-hp and a maximum torque of 332 lb-ft. Mated to a 6-speed manual transmission, the 2012 BMW 1-Series M Coupe goes from 0 to 62 mph in 4.9 seconds (0 to 60 mph in 4.7 seconds) with a top speed of 155 mph.Prices start at $47,010.
  • Audi TT RS: The Audi TT RS is powered by a turbocharged 2.5L engine with direct gasoline injection making a total of 340-hp with a maximum torque of 332 lb-ft. Mated to a 6-speed manual and the the quattro all-wheel-drive system, the TT RS goes from 0-62 mph in 4.6 seconds with a top speed of 174 mph.

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– By: Omar Rana