BMW M3 vs Maserati 3200 GT

Picture of Maserati 3200 GT
Picture of BMW M3 (E46)
Category Maserati 3200 GTBMW M3 (E46)
Engine layout 3.2 l V83.2 l R6
Max power (ps / bhp) 370 / 365343 / 338
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 491 / 362365 / 269
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1608 / 35451567 / 3455
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 230 / 227219 / 216

Acceleration

Speed & distance Maserati 3200 GTBMW M3 (E46)
0 - 100 kph 4.9 s4.8 s
0 - 160 kph 12.2 s11.7 s
0 - 200 kph 18.4 s16.8 s
1000 m 23.9 s24.1 s
60 - 100 kph (4) 5.3 s5.7 s
60 - 100 kph (5) 8.0 s7.0 s
80 - 120 kph (5) 6.5 s7.0 s
80 - 120 kph (6) 10.6 s9.7 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 15.1 s12.5 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.5 s @ 90.1 mph9.4 s @ 91.3 mph

General performance

Category Maserati 3200 GTBMW M3 (E46)
Top speed 280 kph (174 mph)280 kph (174 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.60 g (6 m/s²)0.59 g (6 m/s²)
18m slalom 64.5 kph (40.1 mph)67.8 kph (42.1 mph)
Fuel economy 11.5 l/100 km (20 mpg US / 25 UK)8.8 l/100 km (27 mpg US / 32 UK)
100 kph - 0 38 m (125 ft)35 m (114 ft)

Summary

Category Maserati 3200 GTBMW M3 (E46)
Track Performance 274300
Straight line speed 16931892
Total 19672192

Verdict

M3 is the fastest by a small margin.

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