Despite the fact that the powertrain of the impending Mercedes-AMG C63 S fashion is already out within the open, we’re nonetheless going to must look ahead to a pair extra months sooner than we if truth be told get to look the auto in all its glory. However, the BMW M3 Competition is already right here and it comes with some spectacular specifications. How does it examine to the outdated (or, higher stated, present) Mercedes-AMG C63 S? Let’s in finding out.
The blokes from Motor determined to pit the 2 in opposition to each and every different in a quite honest race. Despite the fact that the BMW is so much more recent and makes use of a smaller engine, even in Pageant garments, the specifications are most commonly equivalent.
The BMW makes use of a three.0 liter straight-six twin-turbo engine, excellent for 510 PS (503 horsepower) and 650 Nm (479 lb-ft) of torque. It sends all of it to the rear axle by means of an eight-speed computerized gearbox for a claimed 0-100 km/h (62 mph) time of three.8 seconds. At the different aspect of the drag strip, the C63 S makes use of a 4.0 liter twin-turbo V8, excellent for a similar 510 PS (503 horsepower) however with the torque going as much as 700 Nm (516 lb-ft) of torque. The Mercedes-AMG additionally makes use of an automated transmission and rear-wheel force. So there’s no grip merit for both automobile. Mercedes additionally claims a 0-100 km/h (62 mph) time of three.8 seconds, making each automobiles an incredibly shut fit, regardless of the AMG having a miles greater engine.
It’s additionally value bringing up that the observe was once quite damp so launching those RWD automobiles was once quite tough. The M3 didn’t use Release Keep an eye on for the reason that driving force was once fearful of turning off the traction regulate gadget in such climate stipulations. Alternatively, the AMG’s further V8 torque may make it tougher to release without reference to traction regulate. Does that routinely translate right into a loss for the BMW or the AMG? Let’s see.