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The Drag Race Between the 2021 BMW M3 vs. Audi RS 5 vs. C 63 Black Series Ends Predictably

The M3 was completely redesigned last year and is widely regarded as the best sedan in its class.

The four-door thriller, which is available with a manual or automatic transmission and rear- or all-wheel drive, is powered by a 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine that produces the same amount of horsepower as the W205 C 63.

The newest M3, codenamed G80, is a true driver's car, though BMW could have done better in terms of styling.

Customers will not be scared away from dealership forecourts by the oversized kidney grille or the design team's hostile attitude toward criticism.

In that regard, the most affordable variant available today is $69,900, while the M3 Competition xDrive has an MSRP of $76,900, excluding freight charges.

The featured vehicle is the mid-level M3 Competition, which is priced at $72,800 before taxes and options.

The BMW easily outperforms the Audi RS 5 Sportback and the W204 C 63 in the quarter mile. But it's not just any AMG. It's a no-nonsense 2011 Black Series, a tire-smoking beast with a free-breathing V8 and a rear-axle diff lock.

The Bavarian sedan obviously hooks up better thanks to the stickiest tires on the grid. The Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 Connect tires have sensors in each tire that wirelessly connect to a control box and a mobile app.


In other words, the driver can access vital information about these rubber boots via the aforementioned app.

It's worth noting that BMW runs wider tires than Mercedes, and the Audi feels like an afterthought in this series of drag races because it's an understeery intruder riding on a FWD/AWD platform.

Despite being the slowest over the quarter mile, as in 12.1 seconds versus 11.9 and 11.6 seconds, the C 63 does have the advantage of aural ecstasy.


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