Drag race! Audi RS6 Avant vs. BMW M5 Competition vs. Mercedes-AMG E63 S

What happens when you line up the Audi RS6 Avant, BMW M5 Competition and Mercedes-AMG E63 S for a drag race in the wet? Well, CarWow’s latest video allows us to find out…

As a reminder, the RS6 Avant employs a turbocharged 4,0-litre V8 petrol engine sending 441 kW to all four wheels and sprinting from standstill to 100 km/h in a claimed 3,6 seconds.

The likewise-all-paw M5 Competition, meanwhile, offers 460 kW from its turbocharged 4,4‑litre V8 unit, completing the obligatory sprint to three figures in a claimed 3,3 seconds.

And the E63 S? Well, the all-wheel-drive sedan from Affalterbach makes use of a turbocharged 4,0-litre V8 mill with 450 kW, reaching 100 km/h in a claimed 3,4 seconds.

Watch the video above to see these three German performance foes take part in a few drag battles, a couple of races from a rolling start and a brake test … all in rather wet conditions.