BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > M3 (E90 / E92 / E93) > M3 vs....
 
PYSPEED
View Poll Results: Auto only, what's your pick? M3 or C63?
M3 88 66.17%
C63 45 33.83%
Voters: 133. You may not vote on this poll

Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      10-28-2008, 04:09 PM   #67
footie
Major General
 
footie's Avatar
 
Drives: ????????????
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: BMW M3 will get a V6TT

Posts: 7,507
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2008 E92 M3  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by bruce.augenstein@comcast. View Post
Right now, the C63 in a heartbeat. In a year or so (when BMW has had a chance to work the bugs out of their auto), it's a tossup.

Bruce
After the update I would say the M3 DCT is near enough perfect. But to pick it over the C63 means you are more interesting in pushing the car that bit harder because to get the best out the M3 that is what's required, the C63 is really good from any revs.
footie is offline   No_Country
0
Reply With Quote
      10-28-2008, 04:31 PM   #68
bruce.augenstein@comcast.
Lieutenant Colonel
 
Drives: Legacy GT - 13.704@99.39
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Manheim, PA

Posts: 1,895
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by footie View Post
After the update I would say the M3 DCT is near enough perfect. But to pick it over the C63 means you are more interesting in pushing the car that bit harder because to get the best out the M3 that is what's required, the C63 is really good from any revs.
Just read the update in Road & Track, where the car went three tenths quicker in the quarter mile at 12.7.

They weren't particularly enamored of the DCT on the street, though. Still a little lacking compared to a good torque converter from rest. The slightly lumpy launch characteristics of the two DSG cars I drove seemed a lot like what R & T described for the DCT.

What do you think?

Bruce
bruce.augenstein@comcast. is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      10-28-2008, 04:40 PM   #69
Advskier
Second Lieutenant
 
Drives: 2008 E92
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Salt Lake City

Posts: 267
iTrader: (0)

I recently traded cars with a friend of mine who has the new C63. I have the E92 M3.
They really are entirely different cars. If I was buying a 4 door sedan and was primarily taking passengers, especially on long trips, I'd consider the C63. It's fast, got a great ride quality, and the seats are fantastic.
I haven't driven the 4 door M3, but imagine it would be a lot like my car, which is more sport than touring.
I bought my M3 primarily as a sports car that I could put passengers in. It is a much better sports car than the C63.
After driving my car my friend wished he'd bought the M3 instead of the C63.

As to the DCT setup, I just upgraded mine to the latest software. You can call it an automatic, but even with the old software, the car really wanted to be shifted manually.
It works even better now.
Advskier is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      10-28-2008, 10:57 PM   #70
a burrito
Lieutenant Colonel
 
Drives: '14 W212 AMG S, '12 958 S
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Irvine, CA

Posts: 1,928
iTrader: (1)

Send a message via AIM to a burrito
ceeeee 63.. if your not going to row your own gears, you might as well save money and have a beast of an engine instead. the exhaust note from the amg is to die for..
__________________
Peanut Butter Chunky

AD08. Akra. Huper Optik. KW V3. Macht Schnell. RE SSK. TMS.
a burrito is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      10-29-2008, 09:36 AM   #71
UltimateBMW
Brigadier General
 
UltimateBMW's Avatar
 
Drives: MP4
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: South

Posts: 3,287
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by a burrito View Post
ceeeee 63.. if your not going to row your own gears, you might as well save money and have a beast of an engine instead. the exhaust note from the amg is to die for..
Both cars have beastly engines, each in their own right. One is neck braking torque. The other is exhilerating high rpm.
__________________
UltimateBMW is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      10-29-2008, 10:02 AM   #72
MJC///M3
Colonel
 
MJC///M3's Avatar
 
Drives: 09 SSII E92 M3
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Bronx, NYC

Posts: 2,327
iTrader: (0)

both are sick cars. AMG is a torque monster....M3's acceleration at higher RPM's seems endless. C63 looks very aggressive (love the exhuast), but really not a fan of its overall design...then again it is a sedan..., I think the M3 has better lines and its much sleeker..just IMO. Wish I could have both....went with the M3 though. Still the best in my book!!
Although the C63 is a close second.
__________________
"You will get there, but it is up to you and you alone. It is what you are willing to do, and how you are willing to get there. You must be relentless, you must be tireless, you must pursue at all costs, so that you are ready, when the time is right." -Dad
MJC///M3 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      10-29-2008, 04:29 PM   #73
spearfisher
Lieutenant
 
spearfisher's Avatar
 
Drives: C6 ZO6
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: FL

Posts: 409
iTrader: (0)

as a family and 1/4 mile car only C63, for track/commuter M3
spearfisher is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:31 AM.




m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST