BMW M3 vs Audi S4

Picture of Audi S4 (B5)
Picture of BMW M3 (E36)
Category Audi S4 (B5)BMW M3 (E36)
Engine layout 2.7 l V63.2 l R6
Max power (ps / bhp) 265 / 261321 / 317
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 400 / 295350 / 258
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1576 / 34741497 / 3300
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 168 / 166214 / 211

Acceleration

Speed & distance 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 mph9.7 s @ 88.9 mph
1/4 mile 14.1 s13.9 s

General performance

Category Audi S4 (B5)BMW M3 (E36)
Top speed 253 kph (157 mph)250 kph (155 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.56 g (6 m/s²)0.56 g (6 m/s²)
Fuel economy 12.4 l/100 km (19 mpg US / 23 UK)8.2 l/100 km (29 mpg US / 34 UK)

Summary

Category Audi S4 (B5)BMW M3 (E36)
Track Performance 367399
Straight line speed 8821186
Total 12491585

Verdict

M3 is the fastest by considerable margin.

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Anonymous  3m ago

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johny  10y ago

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


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Shaggy  10y ago

The BMW M3 has always been a butt-kicker.


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Karthick01  10y ago

BMW E36 M3 won as I Expected.