Lotus Exige 240R vs BMW M3

Picture of Lotus Exige 240R
Picture of BMW M3 (E92)
Category Lotus Exige 240RBMW M3 (E92)
Engine type turbocharged R4V8, 32v
Max power 247 ps (244 bhp)420 ps (414 bhp)
Max torque 263 Nm (194 lb-ft)400 Nm (295 lb-ft)
Curb weight 941 kg (2075 lbs)1580 kg (3483 lbs)
Power / tonne 263 ps (259 bhp)266 ps (262 bhp)

Lap Times 2

Track Lotus Exige 240RBMW M3 (E92)
Hockenheim Short 1:15.401:14.30
Laguna Seca (post 1988) 1:45.821:42.96

Performance

Category Lotus Exige 240RBMW M3 (E92)
Top speed 249 kph (155 mph)280 kph (174 mph)
0 - 100 kph 5.2 s4.3 s
0 - 100 mph 12.7 s9.4 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.2 s @ 85.1 mph8.4 s @ 93.8 mph

Summary

Category Lotus Exige 240RBMW M3 (E92)
Track Performance 188200
Straight line speed 244400
Total 431600

Verdict

M3 is the fastest by considerable margin.

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