2018 BMW M3 0-60 Time

The 2018 BMW M3 goes from 0 to 60 mph in as little as 4 seconds—but how does that compare to similar vehicles?
Written by Jacqulyn Graber
Reviewed by Kathleen Flear
The 2018 BMW M3 is powered by a 3.0-liter 6-cylinder engine that can reach a speed of 60 miles per hour in as little as 4.0 seconds. 
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2018 BMW M3 0-60 time 

The BMW M3 has a zero-to-60 miles time of 4.0 seconds when equipped with the optional Competition Package, which ups the engine’s output from 425 horsepower to 444 horsepower.
If you can’t find a 2018 M3 with this upgrade, you’ll get from 0 to 60 mph a little more slowly—in 5.3 seconds

Which BMW M3 engine is the fastest?

Every 2018 M3 is equipped with the same twin-turbo 3.0-liter inline-six engine that makes 425 horsepower and 406 lb-ft of torque. The Competition Package was the only way to upgrade this engine a bit, increasing its output to 444 ponies. 
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BMW M3 V6

Can it beat the competition?

Even a 5.3-second 0-to-60 mph time is impressive, and you’d have to be crazy to call a 4.0-second acceleration time slow.
But the M3 competes against some seriously fast performance vehicles. So exactly how does it measure up against its stiffest competition?
Here are the estimated 0-60 times for five vehicles in the same class:
Shockingly, the M3 is beaten by most of its competitors—but only by mere fractions of a second! Considering the rest of the vehicle’s amazing specs, the 2018 BMW M3 is still one of the most desirable performance vehicles on the market. 

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