Porsche 911 GT3 vs BMW M3

Picture of BMW M3 (E92)
Picture of Porsche 911 GT3 (996 facelift)
Category BMW M3 (E92)Porsche 911 GT3
Engine layout 4.0 l V83.6 l B6
Max power (ps / bhp) 420 / 414380 / 375
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 400 / 295385 / 284
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1622 / 35761398 / 3082
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 259 / 255272 / 268
Average price €69,000€108,000

Acceleration (mph)

Speed & distance BMW M3 (E92)Porsche 911 GT3
0 - 30 mph 1.7 s1.7 s
0 - 60 mph 3.9 s4.0 s
0 - 100 mph 9.4 s9.1 s
0 - 150 mph 23.9 s23.7 s
Est. 1/8 mile 8.9 s @ 95.7 mph8.8 s @ 96.3 mph
1/4 mile 12.4 s @ 114.3 mph12.0 s

Acceleration (kph)

Speed & distance BMW M3 (E92)Porsche 911 GT3
0 - 100 kph 4.3 s4.5 s
0 - 130 kph 6.9 s6.6 s
0 - 160 kph 9.9 s9.3 s
0 - 200 kph 15.2 s14.3 s
1000 m 23.5 s @ 230.0 kph22.8 s
60 - 100 kph (4) 4.3 s5.1 s
60 - 100 kph (5) 5.5 s6.9 s
80 - 120 kph (5) 5.4 s6.8 s
80 - 120 kph (6) 6.6 s8.5 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 10.7 s10.0 s

General performance

Category BMW M3 (E92)Porsche 911 GT3
Top speed 280 kph (174 mph)306 kph (190 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.66 g (6 m/s²)0.67 g (7 m/s²)
Fuel economy 13.0 l/100 km (18 mpg US / 22 UK)9.0 l/100 km (26 mpg US / 31 UK)
Lateral acceleration 0.94 g (9 m/s²)1.03 g (10 m/s²)
Downforce @ 200 kph -33 kg (-73 lbs)-13 kg (-29 lbs)
100 kph - 0 34 m (111 ft)34 m (112 ft)
70 mph - 0 48 m (156 ft)51 m (167 ft)

Summary

Category BMW M3 (E92)Porsche 911 GT3
Track Performance 570596
Straight line speed 22892298
Total 28582894

Verdict

There is no clear winner in this comparison.

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Preston R  13y ago

Own both - the M3 has some very strong track ability - a 2?? Come on.
In the end the GT3 is more the pick on track - on the street - the M3 is FOR ME the best car ever!

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