Eye, Auto Express says the Honda Civic Type R is faster than the M3 or RS3
They are not competitors, they have similar prices and have nothing to do with each other. Not only do you stay with the theme that are totally opposed or three types of -teaser a, Quattro drive and lantern- brands directly stick with what can each do on the same path and under the same hands .
Okay, they are not similar or comparable but Auto Express have tried to confront and eye, because the result is very interesting.
Can a Type R 34,500 euros down a BMW M3 with 89,900 euros and 59,860 euros Audi RS3? Yes, it seems so. Auto Express says in its path testing the Type R has successfully completed the route in 46.5 seconds while the BMW M3 has needed 46.7 seconds and the Audi RS3 47 seconds. Okay, not much but beware because the difference in power with the M3 is remarkable and the RS3 has it’s Quattro and a few more horses.
The new Audi RS 3 impresses by his immense strength: its engine 2.5 TFSI five-cylinder develops 367 hp (270 kW) and provides an engine torque of 465 Nm between 1,625 and 5,500 rpm.
Like all compact supercar, the access model accelerates the RS family based on the MQB platform 0-100 km / h in 4.3 seconds design, and while its top speed is limited to 250 km / h, with the plus optional dynamics package reaches a top speed of 280 km / h.Eye, Auto Express says the Honda Civic Type R is faster than the M3 or RS3
The new turbo engine M3 and M4, is capable of reaching 7,600 rpm, it manages to combine the best of two worlds: the case of a high-revving engine reacts spontaneously unusually for a turbo engine to movements of the accelerator, Power delivery is linear over a wide speed range and also distinguished by its characteristic sound.
The M TwinPower Turbo technology makes the maximum torque is available over a wide speed range.
The maximum power of 431 hp is slightly higher than the eight-cylinder engine from the previous generation. This power is available between 5,390 and 7,000 rpm. The maximum torque is now roughly 40 percent higher, reaching 550 Nm, available across a wide speed range (from 1800-5390 rpm).
Thanks to this interesting engine 1,520 kg Kerb model move with complete ease. The new BMW M3 accelerates from 0-100 km / h in just 4.1 seconds. The maximum speed is 250 km / h limited electronically. The model is also able to recover 80 to 120 km / h in fourth gear in 3.5 seconds while the fifth recovery takes place in 4.3 seconds. The M3 is able to cover 1,000 meters from a standstill in 21.9 seconds.
Civic Type R
Under the hood, the new Civic Type R’s new TURBO VTEC gasoline engine 2.0-liter turbocharged direct injection, which provides levels of power, torque and performance unmatched in the segment of the front-drive hatchback is. It offers a maximum power of 310 hp at 6,500 rpm and maximum torque of 400 Nm at 2,500 rpm.
With the red line of 7,000 rpm, the engine has been equipped with a new turbocharger with VTEC technology that delivers torque from low levels and provides continuous acceleration. Thanks to the Japanese heart, Type R covers the 0-100 km / h in 5.7 seconds and is capable of reaching 270 km / h.