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      08-26-2012, 11:33 AM   #1
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355i VS M3 is old news. New talk of town = S4 > M3 :)

Saw this post on friend's facebook. For those who doesn't read Asian characters, the S4 guy is claiming

1) M3 0-60 = 4.8s. S4 (boosted V6) 0-60 = 3.9s

2) DSG tranny on S4 > DCT on M3


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      08-26-2012, 11:42 AM   #2
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So the s4 is faster, so is a Ferrari. There's a million cars faster than the m3. Who cares, life goes on.
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      08-26-2012, 11:44 AM   #3
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So the s4 is faster, so is a Ferrari. There's a million cars faster than the m3. Who cares, life goes on.
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      08-26-2012, 11:45 AM   #4
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^^But is the S4 faster from 0-60? Just curious.
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      08-26-2012, 11:48 AM   #5
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This is news to me.
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      08-26-2012, 11:52 AM   #6
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The S4 is the 335i equivalent. The audi match for the M3 is the RS4/5.
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      08-26-2012, 11:54 AM   #7
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Why does everybody compare their cars to the M3. Can we get an AMG or F instead?
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      08-26-2012, 11:59 AM   #8
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Why does everybody compare their cars to the M3. Can we get an AMG or F instead?
That's what you get when you are the benchmark .
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      08-26-2012, 11:59 AM   #9
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And at the end of the day it's still an S4.
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      08-26-2012, 12:23 PM   #10
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This thread is likely to be moved here: http://www.m3post.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=171

It is ancient talk there.

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      08-26-2012, 02:57 PM   #11
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m3 is sluggish from a dig
M3 is not sluggish from a dig, it only requires good skills to get most out of it, especially if 6MT.

Whereas, an awd is so easy to launch
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      08-26-2012, 03:05 PM   #12
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And at the end of the day it's still an S4.
Same could be said about a M3
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That's what you get when you are the benchmark .
Exactly.

People who like to show off how much better their (lower performance) car is compared to [whatever] benchmark they're trying so hard to beat are just showing off their fragile ego IMO.
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      08-26-2012, 03:08 PM   #14
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dumbass op doesn't even know which Audi he is trying to talk about.
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      08-26-2012, 03:34 PM   #15
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I smell troll...
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I smell troll...
then that would be a horrible troll lol he's on our (m3) side the "" indicates he thinks his friend is wrong about s4>m3
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Exactly.

People who like to show off how much better their (lower performance) car is compared to [whatever] benchmark they're trying so hard to beat are just showing off their fragile ego IMO.
Cant agree more !
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      08-26-2012, 04:19 PM   #18
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This thread is hilarious. M3>RS4>S4. RS4 is close to M3 in speed; S4 is not.
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      08-26-2012, 04:24 PM   #19
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I own both. I don't see why the S4 wouldn't be compared to the M3.

1.) My tuned S4 is considerably faster than my tuned M3 in a straight line.

2.) I absolutely hate the DSG transmission. I should have done 6MT in both cars.
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      08-26-2012, 04:31 PM   #21
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      08-26-2012, 04:35 PM   #22
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If they are talking about a tuned S4 being faster than the M3, I can understand that... but you can say the same about a tuned 335i being faster than the S4.

In the end S4 = oversized, overweight, underpowered car that understeers like no other. The only good thing I can say about it is that it looks decent and the interior is nice. Performance wise .. lol
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