BMW M5 vs BMW M3

Picture of BMW M3 (E90)
Picture of BMW M5 (E60)
Category BMW M3 (E90)BMW M5 (E60)
Engine layout 4.0 l V85.0 l V10
Max power (ps / bhp) 420 / 414507 / 500
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 400 / 295520 / 384
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1646 / 36291848 / 4074
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 255 / 252274 / 271

Performance

Category BMW M3 (E90)BMW M5 (E60)
0 - 100 kph 4.5 s4.4 s
0 - 200 kph 15.6 s13.5 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 11.1 s9.1 s
0 - 60 mph 4.1 s4.1 s
0 - 100 mph 9.9 s9.2 s
Est. 1/8 mile 8.9 s @ 96.3 mph8.6 s @ 99.4 mph
1/4 mile 12.7 s12.3 s
Top speed 282 kph (175 mph)250 kph (155 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.69 g (7 m/s²)0.69 g (7 m/s²)

Summary

Category BMW M3 (E90)BMW M5 (E60)
Track Performance 800765
Straight line speed 775870
Total 15751635

Verdict

There is no clear winner in this comparison.

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