When comparing similar type cars, its hard to make up for the huge displacement advantage the FI AMGs have. When you are making over 150HP/Liter...an extra couple of liters is huge.
But wish you the best of luck Drew!
2011 Alpine 335d M-Sport 12.34 @ 110.48mph (WR)
2012 LEAF 130MPGe
2008 Black 335i Sedan. 11.11@ 129.47 mph,(8.39 sec 60-130 stock turboWR)
2008 Monaco Blue JB3 2.0 335i Coupe. 11.33 @ 132.77 mph (N54 trap speed WR)
60-130mph: 6.95 seconds stock turbo WR (.16% slope)