Porsche 911 Carrera S vs BMW M3

Picture of BMW M3 (E92)
Picture of Porsche 911 Carrera S (997)
Category BMW M3 (E92)911 Carrera S
Max power (ps / bhp) 420 / 414355 / 350
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 400 / 295400 / 295
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1618 / 35671455 / 3208
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 260 / 256244 / 241

Acceleration

Speed & distance BMW M3 (E92)911 Carrera S
0 - 100 kph 4.3 s4.6 s
0 - 200 kph 15.2 s16.0 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 10.9 s11.4 s
0 - 30 mph 1.7 s1.5 s
0 - 40 mph 2.5 s2.2 s
0 - 50 mph 3.3 s3.2 s
0 - 60 mph 3.9 s4.2 s
0 - 70 mph 5.6 s5.6 s
0 - 80 mph 7.1 s7.1 s
0 - 90 mph 8.6 s8.6 s
0 - 100 mph 9.4 s9.6 s
Est. 1/8 mile 8.7 s @ 96.9 mph8.9 s @ 95.1 mph
1/4 mile 12.4 s @ 114.3 mph12.3 s

General performance

Category BMW M3 (E92)911 Carrera S
Top speed 280 kph (174 mph)293 kph (182 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.72 g (7 m/s²)0.67 g (7 m/s²)
Lateral acceleration 0.94 g (9 m/s²)0.97 g (10 m/s²)

Summary

Category BMW M3 (E92)911 Carrera S
Track Performance 12511271
Straight line speed 15771603
Total 28282874

Verdict

There is no clear winner in this comparison.

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The winner!  5y ago

Porsche wins, end of.


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what  10y ago

I would argue that based on the data the M3 is the quicker car