What makes it interesting is that all the SUVs hit the 62 mph mark in 3.8 seconds!

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Performance-heavy SUVs sprinting in all their glory are a treat to watch. With the kind of power these SUVs have under the hood coupled with the well-sorted overall dynamics, they don’t shy away from going all berserk in a straight-line race.

The folks at Carwow brought in three German beasts and decided to pit them against one another in a drag race. There’s the Porsche Cayenne Turbo S, the BMW X6 M, and the Audi RS Q8. Which one do you think will win?

The Cayenne Turbo S, X6M and RSQ8 Are Very Similar on Paper

Watch The Porsche Cayenne Turbo S Take On The BMW X6M Competition And The Audi RSQ8 In A Drag Race
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First up, the Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid. It is the most powerful SUV of the lot. It comes with a 4.0-liter, twin-turbo V-8 engine with a couple of electric motors and a battery. It churns out 680 horses and 663 pound-feet of torque combined. Power is sent to all the wheels via an eight-speed automatic gearbox. The SUV takes 3.8 seconds to hit the 60 mph mark from naught. Due to the batteries, the car weighs 5,490 pounds, making it heavier than the others.

Watch The Porsche Cayenne Turbo S Take On The BMW X6M Competition And The Audi RSQ8 In A Drag Race
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The BMW X6 M Competition is powered by a 4.4-liter, twin-turbo V-8 engine that makes 625 ponies and 553 pound-feet of torque. Power is sent to all the wheels via an eight-speed automatic gearbox. It comes with Launch Control, too. The X6 M takes 3.8 seconds to sprint to 62 mph from rest. The SUV weighs around 5,225 pounds.

Watch The Porsche Cayenne Turbo S Take On The BMW X6M Competition And The Audi RSQ8 In A Drag Race
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The Audi RS Q8 comes with a 4.0-liter, twin-turbocharged V-8 engine that doles out 591 horses and 590 pound-feet of torque. It is mated to an eight-speed Triptronic transmission. It features Audi’s Quattro permanent all-wheel-drive system and comes with torque vectoring, RS-specific damper tuning, and an all-wheel steering system. This one also takes 3.8 seconds to hit the 62 mph mark from a standstill. It is the lightest of the lot, weighing 5,103 pounds.

We won’t spill the beans as to which SUV won the race, but we will tell you that they went three rounds and the result was the same in all of them. Before you check out the video, let us know in the comments section below which SUV you think would win.

Sidd Dhimaan
Sidd Dhimaan
Associate Editor and Truck Expert - sidd@topspeed.com
Sidd joined the Topspeed.com team in 2017 as an intern and in less than a year he earned a full-time position as an associate editor and junior automotive expert. He is currently our pickup truck expert and focuses his attention on heavy-duty and off-road vehicles.  Read full bio
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