BMW M3 vs Ferrari 456 GT

Picture of BMW M3 (E46)
Picture of Ferrari 456 GT
Category BMW M3 (E46)Ferrari 456 GT
Engine layout 3.2 l R65.5 l V12
Max power (ps / bhp) 343 / 338442 / 436
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 365 / 269550 / 406
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1573 / 34681690 / 3726
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 218 / 215261 / 258

Lap Times

Track BMW M3 (E46)Ferrari 456 GT
Tsukuba 1:07.111:07.74

Performance

Category BMW M3 (E46)Ferrari 456 GT
0 - 100 kph 4.8 s5.0 s
1/4 mile 13.1 s @ 107.5 mph13.3 s
Top speed 250 kph (155 mph)300 kph (186 mph)

Summary

Category BMW M3 (E46)Ferrari 456 GT
Track Performance 10097
Straight line speed 258284
Total 358381

Verdict

456 GT is the fastest by a small margin.

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Guest87329  6y ago

Of course, the M3 has a limiter, so it's fair to say the M3 is 'a bit faster'.