BMW E46 M3 vs E36 M3 vs M2 Comp: DRAG RACE
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BMW E46 M3 vs E36 M3 vs M2 Comp: DRAG RACE

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Listen up BMW fanboys – you do NOT want to miss this!

We’ve brought together two classic M3s, and they’re going up an M2 Competition! Mat’s sat in the E46, which will put down 340hp & 365Nm thanks to a 3.2-litre straight-six under the bonnet. As for the E36, its 3-litre straight-six engine helps push it to 300hp (thanks in part to some modifications cameraman Jack’s added) and 320Nm.

As for the M2 Competition, well it’s clearly the most powerful competitor here, with a 3-litre straight-six twin-turbo 410hp & 550Nm! But what do you think – will the lighter E36 have what it takes? Or will the M2’s pure power advantage lead it to victory? There’s only one way to find out… LET’S RACE!

Thanks to Taylor for bringing his E46 M3 –
Thanks to Joe for bringing his M2 Competition –
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carwow
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carwow
1 month ago

BMW E46 M3 vs BMW E36 M3 vs BMW M2 Competition… But you can only pick ONE! Vote for your favourite below!

Andy Race
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Andy Race
1 month ago

Man I wish I had room for an E46. Never looks old.

kenNy.X turbo
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kenNy.X turbo
1 month ago

M3 e46 is the best bmw ever made

Vinnie D
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Vinnie D
1 month ago

Everyones gear knob comes off in a BMW tho.

Lord Butler
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Lord Butler
1 month ago

Your skin is really bad please moisturise

Zach Arendt
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Zach Arendt
1 month ago

The e36 sounds like the zipper on my jacket

Tyler Doepker
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Tyler Doepker
1 month ago

They all shift way too slow

rati soitashvili
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rati soitashvili
1 month ago

First learn shifting lol

Zsolt Toth
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Zsolt Toth
1 month ago

Nem tudod h kel vezetni es valtani egy 3 as bmwt te marha

James Muir
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James Muir
1 month ago

I have fitted my e36 m3 3.2 with a e46 m3 final drive……….. eats e46 m3

Greg Coleman
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Greg Coleman
1 month ago

SMG TRANS WOULD HAVE MADE BETTER SENSE

lazare dvali
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lazare dvali
1 month ago

mic quality is like cars…

El_Locos
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El_Locos
1 month ago

This guy dont know drive lol

Jonathan Moga
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Jonathan Moga
1 month ago

As an owner…BMW manuals are vague af

jack godfrey
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jack godfrey
1 month ago

Carwow buy a E46 M3 will never regret it

alfaholic3
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alfaholic3
1 month ago

Should have used the E36 M3 Evo it would have been a better comparison.

Andrew Singer
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Andrew Singer
1 month ago

Big ploom of smoke out the tailpipe from the e36 on the 3rd run

TheRedFeather
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TheRedFeather
1 month ago

Can you do another one with my dream car which is the m3 e30

adnanalagic
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adnanalagic
1 month ago

The E92 is still my favourite M3

David Jean
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David Jean
1 month ago

nothing wrong with the old, but the M2 competition is a modern work of art a complete masterpiece!

Naveed Ahmed
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Naveed Ahmed
1 month ago

Gear changes on the E36 were so slowwww. Made the gap alot bigger than it should've been. E46 still a beast. A true legend

R5gtturbo
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R5gtturbo
1 month ago

Wow not much in it then 12.6 and 13.1 , I’ve got an e46 M3 and always wanted an m2 , hope I get one 1 day , if everyone who’s commented donates £10 to me I can get one pleeeeeeeaseee !

AKGAMER GAMER
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AKGAMER GAMER
1 month ago

The van almost beat you on the third go

Luka K
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Luka K
1 month ago

That e36 is not even a proper EU 3.2l spec with 321hp, its a US 3.0l 286hp … plus engine is bad in this one, real EU spec would perform a looot better fyi 🙂

popcorn
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popcorn
1 month ago

next time find a E 39

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