Originally Posted by Kyoshi71
The horrendous milage for the power you get is the one thing about the M3 that bugs the shit out of me.
Z06 has a 7 liter and gets 15/24 with 505hp & 470lbft
M3 has a 4.0 liter and gets 14/20 with 414hp & 295lbft
Am I missing something? (I know, I know...high-rev concept)
a part of that difference, albeit a small one, is the lighter weight of the Z06 and the taller gearing. that's not to say that the discrepancy is excusable, but it's just something to consider.