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2015 BMW M3 vs. Its Competition

 
2015 BMW M3
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There aren't many other choices when it comes to high-performance luxury sedans in the BMW M3's size class, but the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG is a solid alternative.

With a potent V-8 engine, balanced handling, and track-bred styling, it's as head-turning and as smile-inducing as the last M3--and a new version of the C63 AMG should be on its way within the next year or so.

Audi's S4 is not quite as sharply tuned as the M3 or C63 AMG, or even Audi's own RS5, but if you don't require as much spice with your sugar, the S4's clean aesthetics and refined interior may be more appealing to you.

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The 2015 BMW M3 promises to be the highest-performance version of the iconic nameplate yet.
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The 2014 Audi A4 and S4 are trim, tech-savvy alternatives to the usual German luxury sedans, and to one stunningly good American one.
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For those who have a want a value-oriented car that projects the right image, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class makes a lot of sense.
MSRP From  
$62,000$33,800$35,800
Gas Mileage  
20 MPG City / 32 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy
Engine  
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
EPA Class  
Compact CarsCompact CarsCompact Cars
Style Name  
4-Door Sedan4-Door Sedan CVT FrontTrak 2.0T Prestige4-Door Sedan C250 Sport RWD
Drivetrain  
Rear Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity  
555
Passenger Doors  
N/AN/AN/A
Body Style  
SedanSedanSedan
Transmission  
Manual w/ODCVT w/ODAutomatic w/OD

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