BMW Z3 M Coupe vs Porsche 911 Carrera

Picture of Porsche 911 Carrera (996)
Picture of BMW Z3 M Coupe
Category Porsche 911 CarreraBMW Z3 M Coupe
Engine layout 3.4 l B63.2 l R6
Max power (ps / bhp) 300 / 296321 / 317
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 350 / 258340 / 251
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1373 / 30271446 / 3188
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 219 / 216222 / 219

Acceleration

Speed & distance Porsche 911 CarreraBMW Z3 M Coupe
0 - 80 kph 3.5 s3.7 s
0 - 100 kph 4.9 s4.9 s
0 - 140 kph 9.5 s8.3 s
0 - 160 kph 11.0 s10.4 s
0 - 180 kph 15.4 s13.2 s
0 - 200 kph 17.9 s16.6 s
1000 m 23.9 s23.6 s
60 - 100 kph (4) 5.6 s5.5 s
60 - 100 kph (5) 7.2 s7.8 s
80 - 120 kph (5) 7.2 s7.3 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 14.3 s15.3 s
0 - 60 mph 4.6 s4.8 s
0 - 100 mph 10.5 s11.3 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.6 s @ 89.5 mph9.7 s @ 88.9 mph
1/4 mile 13.0 s13.2 s @ 108.1 mph

General performance

Category Porsche 911 CarreraBMW Z3 M Coupe
Top speed 282 kph (175 mph)250 kph (155 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.58 g (6 m/s²)0.57 g (6 m/s²)
18m slalom 66.1 kph (41.1 mph)64.3 kph (40.0 mph)
36m slalom 127.2 kph (79.0 mph)129.6 kph (80.5 mph)
Fuel economy 8.8 l/100 km (27 mpg US / 32 UK)7.8 l/100 km (30 mpg US / 36 UK)
100 kph - 0 36 m (119 ft)36 m (119 ft)

Summary

Category Porsche 911 CarreraBMW Z3 M Coupe
Track Performance 300289
Straight line speed 24232436
Total 27232724

Verdict

There is no clear winner in this comparison.

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