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2022 BMW M3
Competition RWD
Stephen Edelstein Preview:

The BMW M3 has long been the gold standard compact performance/luxury car. Though it has grown through the years (and become exclusively a sedan), it retains that artful blend of thril...

2021 Nissan GT-R
NISMO AWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

Nissan’s hottest model returns for 2021 breathing fire, burning asphalt, and soothing souls. The 2021 Nissan GT-R Premium not only romps, but it also cruises. Capable of blistering acc...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 6
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7

Specs

2022 BMW M3
Competition RWD
2021 Nissan GT-R
NISMO AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
RWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.6 gal 19.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
503 hp @ 6,250 RPM
600 hp @ 6,800 RPM
Torque
479 lb-ft @ 2,750 RPM
481 lb-ft @ 5,800 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.3:1
11:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
3,800 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.31 in x 3.54 in
3.76 in x 3.48 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 41.6 in 44.6 in
Back Legroom 35.6 in 26.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13 cu ft 8.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 860 lbs 860 lbs
Exterior
Length 189.1 in 184.6 in
Width 81.4 in 74.6 in
Height 56.4 in 53.9 in
Wheelbase 112.5 in 109.4 in

Available Options

2022 BMW M3
Competition RWD

Exterior Colors

  • AVENTURIN Red Metallic
  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Brooklyn Grey Metallic
  • Frozen Brilliant White Metallic
  • Frozen PORTIMAO Blue Metallic
  • Individual DRAVIT Grey Metallic
  • Isle Of Man Green Metallic
  • Oxide Grey Metallic
  • PORTIMAO Blue Metallic
  • SAO Paulo Yellow
  • Skyscraper Gray Metallic
  • TANZANITE Blue II Metallic
  • Toronto Red Metallic

Option Packages

  • M Driver's Package
  • BMW Individual Aluminum Fabric High-Gloss
  • Carbon Fiber Trim
  • Driving Assistance Professional Package
  • Executive Package
  • Icon Adaptive Led Headlights W/LASERLIGHT
  • Individual Piano Black Finish Trim
  • M Carbon Exterior Package
  • M Drive Professional
  • Parking Assistance Package
  • BMW Individual Fine-Wood Trim
  • Fiona Red/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery (VB)
  • Fjord Blue/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery (ZB)
  • Ivory White, Full Merino Leather Upholstery (ZB)
  • KYALAMI Orange/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • SILVERSTONE/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • TARTUFO/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery (VB)
  • YAS Marina Blue/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • M Carbon Bucket Seats
  • M Carbon Ceramic Brakes
2021 Nissan GT-R
NISMO AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Jet Black Pearl
  • Pearl White Tricoat
  • Solid Red
  • Super Silver QUADCOAT
  • [E09] Premium Paint - Super Silver

Option Packages

  • [E10-B] Premium Paint - Pearl White

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