BMW M3 vs Subaru Impreza GT Turbo

Picture of Subaru Impreza GT Turbo
Picture of BMW M3 (E36)
Category Impreza GT TurboBMW M3 (E36)
Engine layout 2.0 l B43.2 l R6
Max power (ps / bhp) 218 / 215321 / 317
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 290 / 214350 / 258
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1230 / 27121474 / 3250
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 177 / 175218 / 215

Performance

Category Impreza GT TurboBMW M3 (E36)
Top speed 231 kph (144 mph)250 kph (155 mph)
0 - 100 kph 6.3 s5.5 s
0 - 200 kph 29.3 s20.1 s
0 - 100 mph 15.9 s12.5 s
Est. 1/8 mile 10.2 s @ 83.3 mph9.6 s @ 88.9 mph
1/4 mile 14.4 s13.9 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 23.0 s14.6 s
Est. max acceleration 0.50 g (5 m/s²)0.57 g (6 m/s²)

Summary

Category Impreza GT TurboBMW M3 (E36)
Track Performance 379400
Straight line speed 493800
Total 8721200

Verdict

M3 is the fastest by considerable margin.

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Piorun  7y ago

Back in the time these cars were real life performance machines.

M3 little more luxuries, and good to play with.

Subby - as always, comfortable all season road monster.