BMW M3 vs Chevrolet Corvette C4

Picture of Chevrolet Corvette C4
Picture of BMW M3 (E36)
Category Corvette C4BMW M3 (E36)
Engine layout 5.7 l V83.2 l R6
Max power (ps / bhp) 304 / 300321 / 317
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 461 / 340350 / 258
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1438 / 31701474 / 3250
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 212 / 209218 / 215

Performance

Category Corvette C4BMW M3 (E36)
Top speed 247 kph (153 mph)250 kph (155 mph)
0 - 100 kph 5.9 s5.5 s
0 - 200 kph 25.0 s20.1 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.9 s @ 84.5 mph9.4 s @ 86.4 mph
1/4 mile 14.1 s13.9 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 19.1 s14.6 s
Est. max acceleration 0.53 g (5 m/s²)0.56 g (6 m/s²)

Summary

Category Corvette C4BMW M3 (E36)
Track Performance 00
Straight line speed 540700
Total 540700

Verdict

M3 is the fastest by considerable margin.

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