BMW M3 CSL vs Porsche 911 Carrera S

Picture of BMW M3 CSL (E46)
Picture of Porsche 911 Carrera S (997, 381 PS 997)
Category BMW M3 CSL (E46)911 Carrera S
Engine layout 3.2 l R63.8 l B6
Max power (ps / bhp) 360 / 355381 / 376
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 370 / 273415 / 306
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1385 / 30531474 / 3250
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 260 / 256258 / 255

Lap Times

Track BMW M3 CSL (E46)911 Carrera S
Hockenheim Short 1:13.501:13.70

Performance

Category BMW M3 CSL (E46)911 Carrera S
0 - 100 kph 4.8 s4.6 s
0 - 200 kph 16.7 s15.1 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 11.9 s10.5 s
Est. 0 - 60 mph 4.5 s4.3 s
0 - 100 mph 10.8 s10.0 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.1 s @ 93.8 mph8.9 s @ 96.3 mph
Top speed 250 kph (155 mph)300 kph (186 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.64 g (6 m/s²)0.67 g (7 m/s²)

Summary

Category BMW M3 CSL (E46)911 Carrera S
Track Performance 10099
Straight line speed 636800
Total 736899

Verdict

911 Carrera S is the fastest by a small margin.

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