Here’s the comparison we’ve all been waiting for - Top Gear’s comparison between the E92 M3 with Competition Package and the Audi RS5. We won’t spoil the result for you, but the comparison starts 4:40 into this video.
The M3 ZCP Competition ranks #5 on UK publication AutoExpresss just announced 2010 Performance Car of the Year list, which includes cars ranging from the VW Golf R to the 911 GT3 to the Ferrari 458. The 3 day tests were conducted the Anglesey Circuit in England and included cars/editions launched in 2010.
The cars range from the Skoda Fabia VRS, the Seat Ibiza Cupra, Peugeot RCZ and Volkswagen Golf R to the Mercedes SLS AMG, the Ferrari 458 Italia and the Porsche 911 GT3. Other cars tested for the 2010 Performance Car Of The Year awards include the Mercedes E63 AMG, the BMW M3 ZCP competition, the Audi RS5, the Jaguar XJ SuperSport, the Bentley … CONTINUED
BMW is offering a special edition M3 competition model for the Japanese market. It’s an M3 competition model but with unique Fire Orange paint and BMW Performance carbon fiber mirror and rear spoiler, as well as a carbon fiber interior like the M3 GTS. Price? Only $146,000 USD!
BMW has just released this great video of the M3 GTS being put through hotlaps on the Nurburgring, with M division test driver Günter Schilling at the helm.
M3post member Parke33 is the first lucky recipient on the forum of an M3 ZCP competition package, a space gray E90 M3 sedan! Congrats to him and to all our soon-to-be M3 ZCP owners.
Here’s official details of the 2011 M3 Competition (ZCP) Package for the US: the Competition Package will cost $2,500 and further enhances the highly responsive chassis by installing 19″ wheels with greater offset for a wider track, and a 10mm lower suspension. Combined with Electronic Damping Control and Dynamic Stability Control, both remapped for better corning, this makes the M3 Coupe or Sedan with this package about the best handling production M car ever built. There are also matte color options available - details inside.