BMW M3 vs Nissan 370Z Roadster

Picture of Nissan 370Z Roadster
Picture of BMW M3 (E46)
Category Nissan 370Z RoadsterBMW M3 (E46)
Max power (ps / bhp) 328 / 323343 / 338
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 363 / 268365 / 269
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1596 / 35191571 / 3463
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 205 / 202218 / 215
Average price €41,000€54,000

Acceleration

Speed & distance Nissan 370Z RoadsterBMW M3 (E46)
0 - 50 kph 2.1 s2.1 s
0 - 100 kph 5.4 s4.8 s
0 - 200 kph 21.0 s16.8 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 15.6 s12.8 s
0 - 40 mph 2.5 s2.9 s
0 - 60 mph 4.9 s4.5 s
0 - 80 mph 8.2 s8.1 s
0 - 100 mph 12.4 s11.2 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.6 s @ 88.9 mph9.3 s @ 92.0 mph
1/4 mile 13.5 s @ 104.4 mph13.1 s @ 107.5 mph

General performance

Category Nissan 370Z RoadsterBMW M3 (E46)
Top speed 250 kph (155 mph)280 kph (174 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.58 g (6 m/s²)0.62 g (6 m/s²)
Fuel economy 15.9 l/100 km (15 mpg US / 18 UK)8.8 l/100 km (27 mpg US / 32 UK)
Lateral acceleration 1.00 g (10 m/s²)0.89 g (9 m/s²)
60 mph - 0 31 m (103 ft)37 m (122 ft)

Summary

Category Nissan 370Z RoadsterBMW M3 (E46)
Track Performance 296294
Straight line speed 13711540
Total 16671834

Verdict

M3 is the fastest by a small margin.

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Anonymous  14y ago

wtf is Phimosis dude?


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Phimosis  14y ago

370z does quester mile in 13.5, 0-60 in 5.1.
I call that slower.