Porsche Cayman R vs BMW 1 Series M Coupe

Picture of BMW 1 Series M Coupe
Picture of Porsche Cayman R (987)
Category BMW 1 Series M CoupePorsche Cayman R
Max power (ps / bhp) 340 / 335330 / 326
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 500 / 369370 / 273
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1513 / 33361320 / 2910
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 225 / 222250 / 247

Performance

Category BMW 1 Series M CoupePorsche Cayman R
0 - 40 kph 1.6 s1.6 s
0 - 80 kph 3.4 s3.4 s
0 - 100 kph 4.5 s4.4 s
0 - 180 kph 12.8 s12.3 s
0 - 200 kph 15.2 s15.5 s
0 - 250 kph 31.1 s32.5 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 10.7 s11.1 s
0 - 60 mph 4.2 s4.0 s
0 - 100 mph 9.8 s10.2 s
Est. 1/8 mile 8.8 s @ 96.3 mph8.8 s @ 96.3 mph
1/4 mile 12.8 s @ 111.2 mph12.5 s @ 110.0 mph
Top speed 250 kph (155 mph)282 kph (175 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.68 g (7 m/s²)0.70 g (7 m/s²)

Summary

Category BMW 1 Series M CoupePorsche Cayman R
Track Performance 11471175
Straight line speed 12231260
Total 23702435

Verdict

There is no clear winner in this comparison.

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RunXhard  10y ago

Just Imagine a Cayman R with the GT3's engine (435-450hp), even lighter carbon fiber frame, wider sportier tires / brakes, etc....

Talk about a 911 killer.. but then again it bascially already is if not for the inferior power train.

Personally I'd just go with a base Cayman or Cayman S for a daily driver. The R is awesome but I don't do much racing.

This new BMW 1M coupe is pretty cool as well but I don't trust that turbo engine to be super reliable.