BMW M3 vs Porsche 911 Carrera

Picture of Porsche 911 Carrera (996)
Picture of BMW M3 (E46)
Category Porsche 911 CarreraBMW M3 (E46)
Engine layout 3.4 l B63.2 l R6
Max power (ps / bhp) 300 / 296343 / 338
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 350 / 258365 / 269
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1320 / 29101573 / 3468
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 227 / 224218 / 215

Performance

Category Porsche 911 CarreraBMW M3 (E46)
0 - 100 kph 4.9 s4.8 s
0 - 200 kph 17.9 s16.8 s
1000 m 25.0 s24.6 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 13.0 s12.0 s
0 - 60 mph 4.9 s4.5 s
0 - 100 mph 11.0 s11.2 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.2 s @ 92.6 mph9.1 s @ 93.8 mph
1/4 mile 13.0 s13.1 s @ 107.5 mph
Top speed 281 kph (175 mph)250 kph (155 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.63 g (6 m/s²)0.64 g (6 m/s²)

Summary

Category Porsche 911 CarreraBMW M3 (E46)
Track Performance 582595
Straight line speed 10201021
Total 16021616

Verdict

There is no clear winner in this comparison.

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ultegra  5y ago

BMW missed the point when they stuck with a cast iron motor block, and cast iron brake calipers.


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Karthick01  7y ago

Porsche 996 Carrera won as I Expected.I Think it is Fair To Compare These Cars.