BMW M4 Competition Coupe vs VW Golf R

Picture of VW Golf R (Mk VIII)
Picture of BMW M4 Competition Coupe
Category VW Golf R (Mk VIII)M4 Competition Coupe
Engine layout 2.0 l R43.0 l R6
Max power (ps / bhp) 320 / 316510 / 503
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 420 / 310650 / 479
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1529 / 33711725 / 3803
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 209 / 206296 / 292
Average price €55,000€110,000

Acceleration (mph)

Speed & distance VW Golf R (Mk VIII)M4 Competition Coupe
0 - 30 mph 1.4 s1.9 s
0 - 40 mph 2.6 s2.5 s
0 - 50 mph 3.4 s3.1 s
0 - 60 mph 3.9 s3.5 s
0 - 70 mph 5.5 s4.8 s
0 - 80 mph 6.9 s5.8 s
0 - 90 mph 8.5 s7.0 s
0 - 100 mph 10.0 s8.4 s
0 - 110 mph 12.5 s9.9 s
0 - 120 mph 15.1 s11.7 s
0 - 130 mph 18.3 s13.8 s
0 - 140 mph 22.5 s16.6 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.0 s @ 95.1 mph8.1 s @ 103.8 mph
1/4 mile 12.3 s @ 112.9 mph11.6 s
1/2 mile 19.6 s18.1 s

Acceleration (kph)

Speed & distance VW Golf R (Mk VIII)M4 Competition Coupe
0 - 40 kph 1.4 s1.4 s
0 - 50 kph 1.8 s1.7 s
0 - 80 kph 3.2 s2.8 s
0 - 100 kph 4.3 s3.6 s
0 - 120 kph 6.2 s5.0 s
0 - 130 kph 6.8 s5.4 s
0 - 140 kph 8.2 s6.6 s
0 - 150 kph 8.8 s6.7 s
0 - 160 kph 10.1 s7.6 s
0 - 180 kph 12.9 s9.3 s
0 - 200 kph 15.9 s11.3 s
0 - 250 kph 36.8 s20.1 s
1000 m 23.3 s @ 227.7 kph20.6 s

Rolling acceleration

Speed VW Golf R (Mk VIII)M4 Competition Coupe
60 - 100 kph (4) 3.7 s2.4 s
60 - 100 kph (5) 5.4 s3.5 s
80 - 120 kph (4) 4.0 s2.5 s
80 - 120 kph (5) 5.1 s3.2 s
80 - 120 kph (6) 6.8 s4.7 s
80 - 120 kph (7) 12.6 s7.7 s
80 - 160 kph (4) 8.4 s5.4 s
80 - 160 kph (5) 11.2 s6.8 s
80 - 160 kph (6) 15.2 s10.5 s
80 - 160 kph (7) 27.6 s16.4 s
80 - 120 kph 2.7 s2.0 s
100 - 200 kph 10.8 s7.6 s

Braking distance

Speed VW Golf R (Mk VIII)M4 Competition Coupe
50 kph - 0 9 m (28 ft)6 m (20 ft)
100 kph - 0 30 m (100 ft)31 m (102 ft)
130 kph - 0 57 m (188 ft)59 m (193 ft)
200 kph - 0 124 m (408 ft)122 m (401 ft)
30 mph - 0 8 m (26 ft)8 m (25 ft)
50 mph - 0 24 m (78 ft)21 m (69 ft)
60 mph - 0 33 m (107 ft)32 m (106 ft)
70 mph - 0 45 m (147 ft)39 m (128 ft)

General performance

Category VW Golf R (Mk VIII)M4 Competition Coupe
Top speed 277 kph (172 mph)291 kph (181 mph)
Est. 0 - 100 mph - 0 17.2 s @ 1476 ft13.7 s @ 1119 ft
Est. max acceleration 0.68 g (7 m/s²)0.81 g (8 m/s²)
18m slalom 73.3 kph (45.5 mph)72.4 kph (45.0 mph)
36m slalom 140.0 kph (87.0 mph)143.0 kph (88.9 mph)
Fuel economy 6.4 l/100 km (37 mpg US / 44 UK)6.5 l/100 km (36 mpg US / 43 UK)
Lateral acceleration 0.99 g (10 m/s²)1.06 g (10 m/s²)
Downforce @ 200 kph -31 kg (-69 lbs)0 kg (0 lbs)

Summary

Category VW Golf R (Mk VIII)M4 Competition Coupe
Track Performance 690800
Straight line speed 45526377
Total 52427177

Verdict

M4 Competition Coupe is the fastest by considerable margin.

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