Honda S2000 vs BMW Z3 3.0i

Picture of BMW Z3 3.0i
Picture of Honda S2000 (AP1)
Category BMW Z3 3.0iHonda S2000 (AP1)
Engine layout 3.0 l R62.0 l R4
Max power (ps / bhp) 231 / 228239 / 236
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 300 / 221208 / 153
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1330 / 29321260 / 2778
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 174 / 171190 / 187

Lap Times 2

Track BMW Z3 3.0iHonda S2000 (AP1)
Laguna Seca (post 1988) 1:50.801:50.74
Nürburgring Nordschleife 8:34.008:39.00

Performance

Category BMW Z3 3.0iHonda S2000 (AP1)
Top speed 250 kph (155 mph)241 kph (150 mph)
0 - 100 kph 6.0 s5.9 s
0 - 200 kph 25.9 s24.5 s
Est. 1/8 mile 10.0 s @ 85.1 mph10.0 s @ 85.7 mph
Est. 1/2 mile 23.9 s @ 121.2 mph23.5 s @ 122.4 mph
Est. 100 - 200 kph 19.9 s18.6 s
Est. max acceleration 0.53 g (5 m/s²)0.53 g (5 m/s²)

Summary

Category BMW Z3 3.0iHonda S2000 (AP1)
Track Performance 200197
Straight line speed 656690
Total 856887

Verdict

There is no clear winner in this comparison.

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Rotorblade   8m ago

The acceleration is slightly better for the s2000 but lap times better for the z3 3.0. so either the z3 is better through the corners although it is heavier or the s2000 ‘s that did those times didn’t have the engines at nominal specs, I suspect the last one.