BMW Z3 M Roadster vs Mercedes-Benz SL 73 AMG

Picture of BMW Z3 M Roadster (321 PS)
Picture of Mercedes-Benz SL 73 AMG (R129)
Category BMW Z3 M RoadsterSL 73 AMG
Engine layout 3.2 l R67.3 l V12
Max power (ps / bhp) 321 / 317525 / 518
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 350 / 258750 / 553
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1350 / 29762001 / 4411
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 238 / 235262 / 259

Acceleration

Speed & distance BMW Z3 M RoadsterSL 73 AMG
0 - 100 kph 5.4 s4.8 s
0 - 200 kph 17.9 s15.0 s
1000 m 24.8 s22.9 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 12.5 s10.2 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.5 s @ 90.7 mph9.0 s @ 95.7 mph

General performance

Category BMW Z3 M RoadsterSL 73 AMG
Top speed 251 kph (156 mph)300 kph (186 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.57 g (6 m/s²)0.64 g (6 m/s²)
Fuel economy 9.0 l/100 km (26 mpg US / 31 UK)11.7 l/100 km (20 mpg US / 24 UK)
100 kph - 0 39 m (128 ft)39 m (127 ft)

Summary

Category BMW Z3 M RoadsterSL 73 AMG
Track Performance 00
Straight line speed 872912
Total 872912

Verdict

There is no clear winner in this comparison.

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