BMW M3 CSL vs Lotus Exige 240R

Picture of Lotus Exige 240R
Picture of BMW M3 CSL (E46)
Category Lotus Exige 240RBMW M3 CSL (E46)
Engine type turbocharged R4R6
Max power 247 ps (244 bhp)360 ps (355 bhp)
Max torque 263 Nm (194 lb-ft)370 Nm (273 lb-ft)
Curb weight 941 kg (2075 lbs)1385 kg (3053 lbs)
Power / tonne 263 ps (259 bhp)260 ps (256 bhp)

Performance

Category Lotus Exige 240RBMW M3 CSL (E46)
Top speed 249 kph (155 mph)250 kph (155 mph)
0 - 100 kph 5.2 s4.8 s
0 - 100 mph 12.7 s10.8 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.2 s @ 85.1 mph8.8 s @ 89.5 mph

Summary

Category Lotus Exige 240RBMW M3 CSL (E46)
Track Performance 282297
Straight line speed 326400
Total 608697

Verdict

M3 CSL is the fastest by a small margin.

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