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    Drag and roll races between all M3 generations (except E36) - E30 M3 vs. E92 M3 GTS vs. E46 M3 CSL vs. F80 M3 CS

    It is kind of odd to make a video of races between all M3 generations and leave out the one that started the association between the M3 and the line-6. The E36 is a monumental M3 generation which should be included for any serious comparison.

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    It is not though and Carwow is not what we consider high end automotive journalism. They do have access to an airtstrip though and some cars so here we are.

    The M3's are all higher performance variants than standard except for the E30 M3. The E92 M3 is the GTS version not sold in the us with a 4.4 liter S65 V8 motor.

    The E46 M3 CSL also was not sold in the USA. A shame as it is the highest specific output naturally aspirated BMW of all time with 112.5 horsepower per liter. BMW M squeezing more power out of the 3.2 liter S54 powerplant was BMW M at its best.

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    The F80 M3 CS of course has the well known twin turbo S55 motor with a more aggressive tune. BimmerBoost can tell you now it will easily mop up this competition.

    A comparison of these vehicles on the roadcourse would be something to see. BMW did not build them to dag race. They built them for real racing.

    Carwow states the E30 M3 gives the E46 M3 CSL a run for its money from a roll. No, it doesn't. That is the result of being in the wrong gear which is an idiotic way to start a roll race.


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    How in the hell did they get a 13.5 out of the E92?

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by lulz_m3 Click here to enlarge
    How in the hell did they get a 13.5 out of the E92?
    They don't know how to launch it. Same with the E46.

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    Such a disastrous video.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by 93siro Click here to enlarge
    Such a disastrous video.
    Why these people can't figure out how to start in the right gear infuriates me. It's so stupid.

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