Chevrolet Corvette C6 vs BMW M3

Picture of Chevrolet Corvette C6
Picture of BMW M3 (E92)
Category Corvette C6BMW M3 (E92)
Max power (ps / bhp) 405 / 400420 / 414
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 542 / 400400 / 295
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1476 / 32541618 / 3567
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 275 / 271260 / 256

Acceleration

Speed & distance Corvette C6BMW M3 (E92)
0 - 100 kph 4.5 s4.3 s
0 - 200 kph 15.6 s15.2 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 11.1 s10.9 s
0 - 30 mph 1.8 s1.7 s
0 - 40 mph 2.5 s2.5 s
0 - 50 mph 3.5 s3.3 s
0 - 60 mph 4.1 s3.9 s
0 - 70 mph 5.5 s5.6 s
0 - 80 mph 6.9 s7.1 s
0 - 90 mph 8.4 s8.6 s
0 - 100 mph 9.9 s9.4 s
0 - 150 mph 25.0 s23.9 s
Est. 1/8 mile 8.9 s @ 96.3 mph8.7 s @ 96.9 mph
1/4 mile 12.6 s @ 114.3 mph12.4 s @ 114.3 mph

General performance

Category Corvette C6BMW M3 (E92)
Top speed 300 kph (186 mph)280 kph (174 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.69 g (7 m/s²)0.72 g (7 m/s²)
Lateral acceleration 0.96 g (9 m/s²)0.94 g (9 m/s²)

Summary

Category Corvette C6BMW M3 (E92)
Track Performance 14421487
Straight line speed 16781727
Total 31203213

Verdict

There is no clear winner in this comparison.

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Apathy  10y ago

Even the grand sport is quicker.

http://www.fastestlaps.com/comparisons/bmw_m3_e92-vs-chevrolet_corvette_grand_sport_c6.html

Of course, it is still an apples to oranges comparison.


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F355  10y ago

2005 Z06 much faster than 2007 M3. Rear seats missing, though...


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annoyingimus  10y ago

close match