BMW M3 Vs.Mercedes-Benz C36 - Road Test

BMW M3 Vs.Mercedes-Benz C36 - Road Test

There are 12 comments on the Motor Trend story from Mar 11, 2008, titled BMW M3 Vs.Mercedes-Benz C36 - Road Test. In it, Motor Trend reports that:

Photography by Randy Lorentzen This comparison is between-inarguably-the two most desirable compact four-door sedans ever built. via Motor Trend

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Dhaka, Bangladesh

#1 Mar 21, 2008
Bill Johnston


#2 Mar 21, 2008
Buy a BMW M3, much better vehicle.

Saudi Arabia

#3 Apr 14, 2008
m3 is the bomb no matter what,4litre compared with 6litres also super charged engines merc... wait until bmw turbo the m3 engine... m3 is a plain winner among c63 and RS4.
Bill Mark WIllams

Helendale, CA

#4 Nov 1, 2008
I am Mr. BMW. I have had in the last year 08 BMW 335i (still have it) 06 BMW X5 4.8is (still have it) 07 Z4M(gone) I wanted a M3 Test drove 4 M3s 2 coupes a convertible hard top, and the Sedan. I was in the Sales managers office and we were $5000 off the trade in of my 07 911 GT3 (bad back cant drive it anymore needed a higher off the ground car) They couldnt do it that after noon and a friend called me who has an 07 AMG CLK black series and told me to test drive a AMG C63. I was blown away. Its better in every category. Handling Space and performance. In the motor department the M3 is not even in the same class. 450hp to 400 and it torque its a 140 lb feet off. Right now the M3 needs a makeover. Its really not a contest right now.
Until BMW gets more power torqe. Its a no brainer.
c 36 amg


#5 Feb 26, 2009
the mercedes is more beautiful!!!!!

United States

#6 Mar 29, 2009
Read the article. 1995
wayne williams

Swindon, UK

#7 Mar 31, 2009
I am about to buy a mercedes benz Avantgard C200 need advice on this car as i just love its looks.

“The King is Back!”

Since: Apr 09

San Diego,California

#8 Apr 6, 2009
wayne williams wrote:
I am about to buy a mercedes benz Avantgard C200 need advice on this car as i just love its looks.
You're right that's a sweet ride!


#9 Apr 24, 2009
ya this is bmw merc is nothing all what they do is making big powerless motors

Brooklyn, NY

#10 May 31, 2009
In my opinion mercedes is way better look power plus it been in the market for more years than the bmw

Watervliet, NY

#11 Oct 29, 2009
C36 hands down. Chipped, it'll eat an E36 M3 for breakfast. I know, because I have one of each :)

Louisville, KY

#12 Dec 30, 2009
over 100hp/pr/L= M-POWER m3 for me please

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