In the seemingly never-ending battle of one-upsmanship between Audi and BMW, the latter has somehow managed to make fun of the former’s fabled - and original - Quattro system all while promoting its very own xDrive system that, not coincidentally, is celebrating 25 years of using all-wheel drive technology on its vehicles.
Quite a handful, isn’t it?
If you had problems following that, then let this video do the explaining for you. In it, we see two SUVs being tested on its all-wheel drive capabilities, the Audi Q5 and the BMW X3, while trying to drive up a steep metal incline. Surprisingly enough, the Audi Q5 – with that Quattro system – struggles to even get a sniff of the second platform whereas the BMW – with the xDrive system – does so with relative ease. Since this looks to be a BMW press event, we’re going to withhold judgment on the X3’s seemingly dominant all-wheel drive system and instead chalk it up to BMW pulling the proverbial rug on its competitor once again.
After all, the Quattro system can’t be that bad, can it?
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