Can A 90's E30 M3 Dance With A Brand New Civic Type-R?


At first glance, this face off looks like it is between two diametrically opposed contenders, but the twenty year-old BMW E30 M3 and the brand spanking new Honda Civic Type-R have much more in common than you might think. While they certainly differ on drivetrain, FWD for the Honda, and RWD for the BMW, they boast a similar top speed of about 160 miles per hour, churn out similar horsepower--about 300--and they roll on the same size tires. This is going to be close.