BMW M3 vs Audi S4

Picture of Audi S4 (B5)
Picture of BMW M3 (E36)
Category Audi S4 (B5)BMW M3 (E36)
Max power (ps / bhp) 265 / 261321 / 317
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 400 / 295350 / 258
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1576 / 34741495 / 3296
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 168 / 166215 / 212

Performance

Category Audi S4 (B5)BMW M3 (E36)
0 - 100 kph 5.6 s5.5 s
0 - 200 kph 25.2 s20.1 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 19.6 s14.6 s
0 - 100 mph 15.0 s12.5 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.8 s @ 87.0 mph9.6 s @ 88.9 mph
1/4 mile 14.1 s13.9 s
Top speed 253 kph (157 mph)250 kph (155 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.56 g (6 m/s²)0.57 g (6 m/s²)

Summary

Category Audi S4 (B5)BMW M3 (E36)
Track Performance 463499
Straight line speed 708897
Total 11711396

Verdict

M3 is the fastest by a small margin.

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johny  8y ago

M3 is competitor for RS4. And RS4 kills this shit.
https://fastestlaps.com/comparisons/sugm990vcm6l


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Shaggy  8y ago

The BMW M3 has always been a butt-kicker.


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Karthick01  8y ago

BMW E36 M3 won as I Expected.

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