Audi RS e-tron GT v Porsche Taycan Turbo - which is best?

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If you’re in the market for an imposing & powerful electric car, it doesn’t get much better than these two - the Audi RS e-tron GT & the Porsche Taycan Turbo!

You see, under the skin, they’re effectively the same car. But the question is, which should you choose? Well Mat’s here to help you decide!

Let’s start with the Audi. Powered by two electric motors (one at the front, one at the back) and combined they can produce 598hp. However, the e-tron GT also comes with a boost function, which for 2.5 seconds will deliver 646hp! Not only that, but Audi claim it can hit 60mph in just 3.3 seconds.

Pretty impressive, right? Well the Taycan Turbo can easily match it! It also comes equipped with two electric motors, which combine to deliver 687hp when you launch it! It’s also claimed to be able to hit 60mph in just 3.2 seconds - so it’s slightly quicker & more powerful than the e-tron!

But is that enough to sway your decision towards the Porsche over the Audi? It's time to find out!

00:00 Intro
00:53 Price
01:56 Exterior Design
03:57 Interior
07:27 Back Seats
09:14 Boots
10:33 Batteries & Charging
12:39 Driving - Taycan
14:56 0-60mph - Taycan
15:50 0-60mph - RS e-tron GT
16:12 Driving - RS e-tron GT
19:10 Verdict

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  1. carwow
    Před měsícem

    Which are you choosing? VOTE BELOW!

    1. Tim Dorothy
      Tim Dorothy
      Před 6 dny

      Porsche Taycan Turbo

    2. Junior Lingham
      Junior Lingham
      Před 6 dny


    3. Paulius Pariokas
      Paulius Pariokas
      Před 16 dny

      Have you ever tried running the translation of étron from French into English? If not, do it. This should make your choice of an electric car so much easier.

      Před 20 dny


    5. Mirzokhid Khusanboev
      Mirzokhid Khusanboev
      Před 23 dny

      VOTE: Audi RS e-tron GT

  2. Ross Clardy
    Ross Clardy
    Před 4 hodinami

    Cue the Porsche is a 2 syllable family name meme please. Cars guys should know better, even insufferable limeys. :-p

  3. Gideon Holst
    Gideon Holst
    Před 20 hodinami

    The Porshe also as a heads up display that projects information onto the windshield.

  4. Bastion
    Před 4 dny

    it's obviously the same car more or less but they both look good nontheless

  5. T B
    T B
    Před 7 dny


  6. Elliot TheBrave
    Elliot TheBrave
    Před 8 dny

    On a date Porsche wins with a 1.5 Wow effect. Why? Because her parents and friends will know that she got a ride in a Porsche. Nobody cares about Audi.

  7. le gamer 238
    le gamer 238
    Před 9 dny


  8. Diogo Santos
    Diogo Santos
    Před 10 dny

    e-tron is prettier in every way

  9. KeanOun MeeNhai
    KeanOun MeeNhai
    Před 12 dny

    Different logos but they are the same car. 100%

  10. Ronald Melia
    Ronald Melia
    Před 13 dny

    Why, Why, do you keep pushing android auto? it is awful

    Před 16 dny

    Mat : Audi or Porsche? Me : Volkswagen.

  12. larry Spiller
    larry Spiller
    Před 18 dny

    Model 3 holds performance just as good as the taycan and so does the model Y, its just the model S and X that lose some but that changed with plaid. Benefit of the doubt though, this was likely filmed before plaid was out.

  13. Lucas lacasse
    Lucas lacasse
    Před 18 dny

    Sorry but I'm going to take the Audi every day of the week sorry Porsche

    Před 20 dny

    I prefer the audi its just amazing😍

  15. Farzana Faisal
    Farzana Faisal
    Před 22 dny

    To me Porsche although I am an Audi fan and I like the look of this the RS e Tron gt

  16. Richardo Montobahn
    Richardo Montobahn
    Před 23 dny

    So you disregard what a Porsche is? Fattening up for the fatty friend you have?

  17. TorrNet
    Před 25 dny

    Easy, Tesla model S Plaid

    Před 25 dny

    Jennifer Lawrence in hunger games vs her in X- Men 🤣🤣🤣 BOYII I LOVE THAT METAPHOR!

  19. AP-RSI
    Před 25 dny

    2:44 I notice for the first time that the Audi and the Porsche have a pretty similar silhouette from the side. I'm surprised that not only is the base the same, but Audi has also copied the design of the Porsche. That's why I like the look of the Porsche Tycan Cross Turismo better!

  20. Jake N.
    Jake N.
    Před 25 dny

    No android auto in the Porsche. Should this really be a surprise? There has to be a very low percentage of Porsche Taycan owners who use android phones.

  21. LeMeBucallion
    Před 25 dny

    4:41 " it's all very solid" while the entire gear selector switch moves another inch...

  22. Random Dude
    Random Dude
    Před 26 dny

    Only Porsche can name an electric car turbo...

  23. Paul Sims
    Paul Sims
    Před 27 dny

    Fire your sound man.

  24. Summy Kumar Maurya
    Summy Kumar Maurya
    Před 28 dny

    Audi E-tron is better looking - more edgy & better design elements. Porsche exterior is bland & kinda boring.

  25. The crazy life of Ashar
    The crazy life of Ashar
    Před 28 dny

    porsche exterior is more beautifull

  26. Egon2k
    Před 28 dny

    You're such a carmaniac - as a German, I have to beg you to not call it "Porsch" [ˈpɔɐ̯ʃ] - please call it Porsche [ˈpɔɐ̯ʃə] - check wikipedia for pronounciation

  27. Happy Peepo
    Happy Peepo
    Před 28 dny

    12:33 could've used a warning there Mr. editor

  28. Stephan clean
    Stephan clean
    Před 28 dny

    Porsch all day long. Audi f*ed up the GT tbh

  29. Raisedon Mugwenhi
    Raisedon Mugwenhi
    Před 28 dny

    Every time he points at the pop up banner and it does not pop up

  30. Justin Esqueque
    Justin Esqueque
    Před 29 dny

    In my opinion i feel like the etron GT is better then the taycan

  31. Nathan Ramos
    Nathan Ramos
    Před 29 dny

    Is this the future of the Porsche vs audi at LeMans.

  32. Frederik
    Před 29 dny

    Is it possible you could get a better microphone or speak at a more constant sound level? Sometimes it's really difficult to listen to what you're saying when you suddenly lower your voice and at the same time the audio from the microphone sounds a bit muffled.

  33. Jay Foster
    Jay Foster
    Před 29 dny

    Couldn’t live with the Audi’s looks 🤢

  34. Art Anglin
    Art Anglin
    Před 29 dny

    The only way I would have watched the german version of Carwow is if Matt was cloned and spoke German! But no, I like the way it all is.

  35. Fast Cars
    Fast Cars
    Před 29 dny

    So hard to choose between both !

  36. Raymond Warren
    Raymond Warren
    Před 29 dny

    I didn’t know the word “better” was pronounced “Be’a” .. 😂

  37. Jonas H
    Jonas H
    Před 29 dny

    The vents in the front are not fake on my Taycan.

  38. George Vornicescu
    George Vornicescu
    Před 29 dny

    When do you guys get a hand on the Tesla Model S plaid?

  39. Arsenic
    Před 29 dny

    If you buy the Porsche it shows everyone you are not a cheap pleb with an Android phone - you can afford an iPhone! 😂🤣

  40. MICHGO1
    Před měsícem


  41. Adam Wijemanne
    Adam Wijemanne
    Před měsícem

    I can’t take anyone seriously who pronounces Porsche “Porsh”

  42. Toshi Tran
    Toshi Tran
    Před měsícem

    I have driven both and I have decided to buy the etron gt. It looks in reality way better than the Taycan and its more comfortable to drive. My friend have the Taycan and he said the same, that the etron GT looks more stunni!

  43. Kevin Novak
    Kevin Novak
    Před měsícem

    Please don't do fake German accents. It's like you're making fun of German people. Nevertheless, I love your channel. Your comparisons and drag races are best in class. Bugatti Chiron vs F1? OMG!!! This one? Also fantastic.

  44. thegreatmonster
    Před měsícem

    10:21 C'mon, Mat! I'd luv to see ya do one of them Van Damme splits. Now, you've lost that great opportunity to become immortal, innit?

  45. Paul Shakeshaft
    Paul Shakeshaft
    Před měsícem

    Model s plaid definitely the every aspect.....

  46. John N
    John N
    Před měsícem

    I love the body of the Taycan, but i like the dash of the e-tron better (physical buttons ftw).

  47. Chris
    Před měsícem

    No Tesla Plaid?

  48. Alive & Kicking
    Alive & Kicking
    Před měsícem

    The future of motoring is silence of note and silence of character... frightening

  49. Matthew Spry
    Matthew Spry
    Před měsícem

    You don't need a driveshaft tunnel it's electric!!

  50. Stian Ellingsen
    Stian Ellingsen
    Před měsícem

    RIP My eardrums!

  51. antonio gonzalvez lopez
    antonio gonzalvez lopez
    Před měsícem

    E-TRON GT....

  52. Henri Somer
    Henri Somer
    Před měsícem

    electrons don't exist. atomism is a hoax. nothing "travels" into the battery. it's still a mystery because they want to keep this away from us.

  53. Late Night Energy
    Late Night Energy
    Před měsícem

    I shat myself when the ACDC song came on!!! ... Didn't expect that XD

  54. Maerevoet Wendy
    Maerevoet Wendy
    Před měsícem

    Not thinking ,you are a compleet ……….

  55. Fabio
    Před měsícem

    please...its not porsch......its porschéeee

  56. Lifestyle4Dividends
    Před měsícem

    15:30 is just factual false Mat!! Get your hands on a Model S Plaid! Multiple people on dragy just ran fractions slower on 99% SOC and 50% those days are gone! Model S Plaids cooling and power delivery is on a whole new level 🤫

  57. David Rome
    David Rome
    Před měsícem

    an iphone is far better than a scabby android

  58. Lifestyle4Dividends
    Před měsícem

    Models S Plaid will mob the floor with both of these 😂🤫 🚀

    1. iMasada
      Před 29 dny

      @Lifestyle4Dividends .__. okay so everything else that has to do with the company and the batteries I guess. What about track performance, interior/general build quality, ride quality and styling?

    2. Lifestyle4Dividends
      Před 29 dny

      @iMasada Yeah lets just forget about the range, MSRP, top speed, charging infrastructure and so on ;)

    3. iMasada
      Před 29 dny

      Only in 0-60 times and software… nothing else aside from that

  59. Bendik Drved
    Bendik Drved
    Před měsícem


  60. darren paul schofield
    darren paul schofield
    Před měsícem

    It's not just in Germany they think that mate ha ha ha

  61. Etienne Etienne
    Etienne Etienne
    Před měsícem

    The Audi is so ugly. They used to be so good in design before. Now most of the new Audi are too complicated and tacky.

  62. Rich
    Před měsícem

    I use to find your reviews irritating, I've grown up, they're bloody brilliant and always amusing as well as realistically informed

  63. Dan Chatka
    Dan Chatka
    Před měsícem

    Consider the Tesla Model S or Plaid too. Both Tesla models are in the same price range of the Audi and Porsche. For performance and range, the Model S Plaid beats the Audi and Porsche. Tesla's Full Self Driving feature *might* be close to public release.

  64. Excision Vicious
    Excision Vicious
    Před měsícem

    Porsche not Porsh

  65. Ткаченко Дмитрий
    Ткаченко Дмитрий
    Před měsícem

    жду перевод

  66. Kai •
    Kai •
    Před měsícem

    i love audi but god damn that Er-Tron is ugly

  67. Subhodeep Bala
    Subhodeep Bala
    Před měsícem

    When will you review tesla model s plaid

  68. mares81
    Před měsícem

    In front taycan is ugly. It is not a Porsche

  69. Francisco
    Před měsícem

    Cars are art when stopped.

  70. Alex Mrn
    Alex Mrn
    Před měsícem

    Say schnitzel with a german accent

  71. Mani Jones
    Mani Jones
    Před měsícem

    Matt GET AN iPHONE!!!!

  72. Parkski
    Před měsícem

    The Porsche's rear end looks like the dad from Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs and is god awful

  73. kass vv
    kass vv
    Před měsícem

    Cars getting more boring every day 😒

  74. that guy
    that guy
    Před měsícem

    The sad thing is these cars are dam slow compared to the tesla plaid 😀

  75. Oleg S
    Oleg S
    Před měsícem

    Audi any day! Style inside out is a lot sharper and more modern. And why do you want an executive sedan be a butt bruising track machine? Get a 911 instead if you got that type of spare change!

  76. Douglas L
    Douglas L
    Před měsícem

    Audi is better looking!

  77. snoopnani94 Gomes
    snoopnani94 Gomes
    Před měsícem

    Honestly I prefer how the Audi looks...

  78. Zongo Durruti
    Zongo Durruti
    Před měsícem

    I wanna see this guy being smashed by a 4 meter concret "E" for constantly saying "Porsch"...

      Před měsícem


  79. Mert Kaan Aydemir
    Mert Kaan Aydemir
    Před měsícem

    🇹🇷 Hey Mat! I'd love to see Carwow Turkish channel 🤜🏼🤛🏼

  80. Sacc Hunt
    Sacc Hunt
    Před měsícem

    Very tough choice; I can't afford either 😄😭

  81. Themba Radebe
    Themba Radebe
    Před měsícem

    May we get a Scotland to London race review 🙏

  82. Nand0.17
    Před měsícem

    i like the camera

  83. Marex Kai
    Marex Kai
    Před měsícem

    The Audi is ugly. No wonder they called it Etron. It means shit in French.

  84. mayank singh
    mayank singh
    Před měsícem

    8:18 . Classic example of internal sales.. 😂

  85. Bálint Takács
    Bálint Takács
    Před měsícem

    The Taycan is probably a pretty decent car, however I really don't like the headlights design and overall, it's just looks very "entry level".. and a fake vents? seriously?!

  86. Jordan Inaan
    Jordan Inaan
    Před měsícem

    10:12 the Vandame Volvo epic split commercial ... "who can say where the road goes..... "

  87. Y U G O
    Y U G O
    Před měsícem

    we all know that the audi is the best looking car

  88. Ben Barnett
    Ben Barnett
    Před měsícem

    Is anyone else looking at those lines in the grass

  89. Jer S
    Jer S
    Před měsícem

    Porsche option list: - See through windows - Round wheels...

  90. Keli K.
    Keli K.
    Před měsícem

    Mat, you are good!

  91. Karel Simbwae
    Karel Simbwae
    Před měsícem

    The fangs on the Porsche make it look terrible, so I really prefer the front end on that Audi.

  92. Spam Ansh
    Spam Ansh
    Před měsícem

    I was just admiring the background

  93. Andrew
    Před měsícem

    Would love to see a range test for the Porsche Taycan!

  94. Geetarth Neo
    Geetarth Neo
    Před měsícem

    Audi e-Tron GT is better then the Porsche Taycan.

  95. Jaay Jones
    Jaay Jones
    Před měsícem

    00:15 - 00:30 was the best lol definitely subscribing.

  96. 3cSveina
    Před měsícem

    Wow - The Audi has more plastic in the front than a 1990s Kia!

  97. anupam anand
    anupam anand
    Před měsícem

    reclining rear seats and copilot seat please. nini on the go.

  98. daguzify
    Před měsícem

    The battle of the losers

  99. achal Luhariwala
    achal Luhariwala
    Před měsícem

    It seems its a paid promotion by porsche

  100. anupam anand
    anupam anand
    Před měsícem

    why does taycan look like gengiz khan and the wife of chag ud tay did something. the headlights!