BMW M3 CSL laptime at Nürburgring Nordschleife

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BMW M3 CSL completed a lap of Nürburgring Nordschleife in 7 minutes and 50 seconds.

Track Nürburgring Nordschleife
Type flying start
Vehicle BMW M3 CSL (E46)
Power / weight 360 ps / 1385 kg
Driver Horst von Saurma
Time 7:50.000
Average speed 158 kph (98 mph)
Notes semislicks
Submitted 28.10.2013 by 196ss
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Reference:   Sport Auto 08 2003

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Georg  7y ago

@Mental thats a e46 M3 CSL


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ikoo  7y ago

@Mental - it's e46 and it has SMG II


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password  7y ago

They should bring back CSL version.


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Mental  7y ago

Nothing can beat a E36 M3 CSL! Who would believe that a 2003 coupe with 360 PS and manual tranny would be so competitive even today?

The Ultimate 3er. One of the best BMW ever made.

I really hope the upcoming F32 M4 arrive with the almighty CSL version.


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Fangio Man  7y ago

OK, thanks for the link.



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Fangio Man  7y ago

Almost as fast as the much newer Alpina B3? Driven by Horst von Saurma?