Shelby GT500 vs BMW M3

Picture of Shelby GT500
Picture of BMW M3 (E92)
Category Shelby GT500BMW M3 (E92)
Engine layout 5.4 l V84.0 l V8
Max power (ps / bhp) 507 / 500420 / 414
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 651 / 480400 / 295
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1787 / 39401622 / 3576
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 284 / 280259 / 255

Acceleration

Speed & distance Shelby GT500BMW M3 (E92)
0 - 100 kph 4.4 s4.3 s
0 - 200 kph 17.1 s15.2 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 12.7 s10.7 s
0 - 60 mph 4.5 s3.9 s
0 - 100 mph 9.6 s9.4 s
0 - 150 mph 30.3 s23.9 s
Est. 1/8 mile 8.9 s @ 95.1 mph8.9 s @ 95.7 mph
1/4 mile 12.7 s12.4 s @ 114.3 mph

General performance

Category Shelby GT500BMW M3 (E92)
Top speed 253 kph (157 mph)280 kph (174 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.71 g (7 m/s²)0.66 g (6 m/s²)
Fuel economy 21.4 l/100 km (11 mpg US / 13 UK)13.0 l/100 km (18 mpg US / 22 UK)
Lateral acceleration 0.90 g (9 m/s²)0.94 g (9 m/s²)
70 mph - 0 52 m (172 ft)48 m (156 ft)

Summary

Category Shelby GT500BMW M3 (E92)
Track Performance 667700
Straight line speed 11581417
Total 18262116

Verdict

M3 is the fastest by a small margin.

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