Mazda MX-5 2.0 vs BMW Z4 2.5i

Picture of Mazda MX-5 2.0 (Mk III)
Picture of BMW Z4 2.5i
Category Mazda MX-5 2.0BMW Z4 2.5i
Engine layout 2.0 l R42.5 l R6
Max power (ps / bhp) 160 / 158192 / 189
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 188 / 139245 / 181
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1150 / 25351260 / 2778
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 140 / 138152 / 150

Lap Times

Track Mazda MX-5 2.0BMW Z4 2.5i
Hockenheim Short 1:21.801:20.00

Performance

Category Mazda MX-5 2.0BMW Z4 2.5i
0 - 100 kph 7.8 s7.0 s
Est. 0 - 60 mph 7.3 s6.5 s
0 - 100 mph 19.9 s16.4 s
Est. 1/8 mile 11.0 s @ 77.0 mph10.6 s @ 80.2 mph
1/4 mile 15.8 s14.8 s
Top speed 215 kph (134 mph)235 kph (146 mph)

Summary

Category Mazda MX-5 2.0BMW Z4 2.5i
Track Performance 94100
Straight line speed 448600
Total 541700

Verdict

Z4 2.5i is the fastest by considerable margin.

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