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

Go Back   BMW M3 and BMW M4 Forum > BMW F80 M3 / F82 M4 Forum > M3 / M4 Photos and Videos

Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      07-30-2014, 11:33 AM   #1
Bomex
Private First Class
 
Drives: Looking For One
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: NJ/NYC

Posts: 137
iTrader: (0)

M4 vs 911 Track Battle at Anglesey (EVO)

BIMMERPOST
     Featured on BIMMERPOST.com
Nice little video of them going head to head

Last edited by Bomex; 07-30-2014 at 11:33 AM. Reason: spelling
Bomex is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      07-30-2014, 12:39 PM   #2
YianniM3
Lieutenant
 
YianniM3's Avatar
 
Drives: LMB 335i
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Boston

Posts: 452
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2011 335i  [5.00]
Send a message via AIM to YianniM3 Send a message via Yahoo to YianniM3
thats a carrera s. Ive driven one its an awesome car

on that note can't wait for my m3 to come in
__________________
Current:F80 M3 SB/SO Full leather, Black Wheels, Executive Package, Adaptive Suspension, Manual
Sold: LeMans Blue 335i e92
Sold: JB 325xi e90
YianniM3 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      07-30-2014, 12:58 PM   #3
ixse
Lieutenant
 
Drives: 2015 boxster s
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: CA

Posts: 444
iTrader: (0)

they specifically said it was base carrera w 350hp. if it was s model, it would probably be 2plus sec diff.
ixse is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      07-30-2014, 01:04 PM   #4
NavidM3E92
Lieutenant Colonel
 
NavidM3E92's Avatar
 
Drives: 11 E92 M3 ZCP
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: San Diego

Posts: 1,779
iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by YianniM3 View Post
thats a carrera s. Ive driven one its an awesome car

on that note can't wait for my m3 to come in

Are you sure? thought I saw Carrera when he turned on the car
__________________
'15 /// M4 On order
'11 E92 ///M3 ZCP - Space Gray - Sold
'06 BMW 330CI ZHP
'11 E92 ///M3 ZCP AW- Sold
'06 E46 ///M3 ZCP JB- Sold
NavidM3E92 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      07-30-2014, 01:07 PM   #5
YianniM3
Lieutenant
 
YianniM3's Avatar
 
Drives: LMB 335i
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Boston

Posts: 452
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2011 335i  [5.00]
Send a message via AIM to YianniM3 Send a message via Yahoo to YianniM3
Quote:
Originally Posted by ixse View Post
they specifically said it was base carrera w 350hp. if it was s model, it would probably be 2plus sec diff.
Quote:
Originally Posted by NavidM3E92 View Post
Are you sure? thought I saw Carrera when he turned on the car
I could be wrong i don't know to much about porsche but I've never seen a base carrera with quad exhaust I've only seen the carrera s with it... maybe you can get quad exhaust package on a base carrera?
__________________
Current:F80 M3 SB/SO Full leather, Black Wheels, Executive Package, Adaptive Suspension, Manual
Sold: LeMans Blue 335i e92
Sold: JB 325xi e90
YianniM3 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      07-30-2014, 01:30 PM   #6
JTO24
Got an 8:30 res at Dorsia
 
JTO24's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 MW E92 M3
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: South Jersey

Posts: 1,142
iTrader: (4)

Quote:
Originally Posted by YianniM3 View Post
I could be wrong i don't know to much about porsche but I've never seen a base carrera with quad exhaust I've only seen the carrera s with it... maybe you can get quad exhaust package on a base carrera?
Yup, it's an option.. sport tailpipes for the base C2.
__________________
2013 E92 M3 6MT | Mineral White | Fox Red/Black/Black | 359M | CF Roof | RS Technik 15f/12r Spacers | ACM Test Pipes| ESS Rear Section | BPM Stage II | Manual Seats
JTO24 is online now   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      07-30-2014, 01:32 PM   #7
YianniM3
Lieutenant
 
YianniM3's Avatar
 
Drives: LMB 335i
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Boston

Posts: 452
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2011 335i  [5.00]
Send a message via AIM to YianniM3 Send a message via Yahoo to YianniM3
Quote:
Originally Posted by JTO24 View Post
Yup, it's an option.. sport tailpipes for the base C2.

Thanks for clarifying. I'm an idiot haha
__________________
Current:F80 M3 SB/SO Full leather, Black Wheels, Executive Package, Adaptive Suspension, Manual
Sold: LeMans Blue 335i e92
Sold: JB 325xi e90
YianniM3 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      07-30-2014, 01:35 PM   #8
serieD
Second Lieutenant
 
Drives: 1199 Panigale S
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: The Ether

Posts: 240
iTrader: (0)

^ it's a Carrera

Awesome review. Loved that feedback on the M4. It would be nice for statistics to show it beating the Porsche, but I'd much rather have the hooligan than the convserative car.

Happy hear about the throttle response and the feel. Excellent!
serieD is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      07-30-2014, 01:45 PM   #9
KennyPowers
Brigadier General
 
Drives: .....
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Gulf Coast

Posts: 4,050
iTrader: (13)

Quote:
Originally Posted by serieD View Post
^ it's a Carrera

Awesome review. Loved that feedback on the M4. It would be nice for statistics to show it beating the Porsche, but I'd much rather have the hooligan than the convserative car.

Happy hear about the throttle response and the feel. Excellent!
chalk a lot of that up to shitty tires for track work in a 400whp RWD car like the m4.

PSS are not up to task for multiple laps in a powerful car like the m4.

BUT, doesn't matter that the 991 is quicker to me on a short tight track, I think the 991 is an amzing car too. plus, the feedback from the driver was great on both cars. great watch!
KennyPowers is online now  
+1
Reply With Quote
      07-30-2014, 01:58 PM   #10
Powaup
Lieutenant Colonel
 
Powaup's Avatar
 
Drives: 6MT F82 M4
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Oakland, CA

Posts: 1,782
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2015 BMW M4  [5.00]
I really enjoyed the feedback from Marino and I agree with him about the throttle response. It's always nice to hear a pro driver's take on a car
__________________
2015 /// F82 M4 | AW-Blk Ext | 6MT | Executive | Adaptive Suspension | Black 19's
Youtube Channel

CSUN 2013 17/80 @ FSAE West Lincoln, Nebraska
Powaup is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      07-30-2014, 03:20 PM   #11
Slow///1
Private First Class
 
Drives: 1M
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: USA

Posts: 116
iTrader: (0)

This video really does make you wonder why the M division didn't put some 295 rubber in the back?
Slow///1 is offline  
+1
Reply With Quote
      07-30-2014, 03:55 PM   #12
KennyPowers
Brigadier General
 
Drives: .....
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Gulf Coast

Posts: 4,050
iTrader: (13)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Slow///1 View Post
This video really does make you wonder why the M division didn't put some 295 rubber in the back?
IMO it has more to do with the type of tires than the width, though both are factors.
KennyPowers is online now  
0
Reply With Quote
      07-30-2014, 04:10 PM   #13
BGR
Private First Class
 
Drives: 2010 135i M Sport
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Midwest

Posts: 132
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Powaup View Post
I really enjoyed the feedback from Marino and I agree with him about the throttle response. It's always nice to hear a pro driver's take on a car
For a pro driver, he sure had an extremely tight grip on the wheel and seemed to be pushing with his outside hand through the corners instead of pulling with the inside. Not saying I'm anywhere near as good as him, just didn't seem like "normal" professional driving.
BGR is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      07-30-2014, 04:27 PM   #14
Year's_End
RWD only.
 
Year's_End's Avatar
 
Drives: '08 E92 335i
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: St. Pete, FL

Posts: 12,254
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by KennyPowers View Post

PSS are not up to task for multiple laps in a powerful car like the m4.
Really? Do they get overheated and overworked easily? I know they're not cup tires but I've only seen positive feedback on them aside from tread wear issues.
__________________
E92 335i: Space Grey|Coral Red|Aluminum Trim

Future Ride: 2015 Mustang GT Premium |Guard|401A|PP|Recaros|6MT
Year's_End is online now   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      07-30-2014, 04:38 PM   #15
M3guy3
First Lieutenant
 
Drives: M3
Join Date: May 2014
Location: CA

Posts: 319
iTrader: (0)

this is Porsche magic, 350HP car does really good.
M3guy3 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      07-30-2014, 04:40 PM   #16
6underpressure
Private First Class
 
Drives: M3
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: south nj

Posts: 150
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by YianniM3
Quote:
Originally Posted by ixse View Post
they specifically said it was base carrera w 350hp. if it was s model, it would probably be 2plus sec diff.
Quote:
Originally Posted by NavidM3E92 View Post
Are you sure? thought I saw Carrera when he turned on the car
I could be wrong i don't know to much about porsche but I've never seen a base carrera with quad exhaust I've only seen the carrera s with it... maybe you can get quad exhaust package on a base carrera?
Best/only true way too tell is look for the red break calipers
6underpressure is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      07-30-2014, 04:40 PM   #17
trinim3
Lieutenant
 
Drives: '15 M4; '14 Audi RS5
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Bay Area

Posts: 559
iTrader: (0)

To the best of my knowledge the 911 comes with Pirelli PZeros which IMO is much worse than Michelin PSS. They do however come in 295 tread width. Anyways I plan to get a M4 so I can slide, if I wanted all out grip I would get a CaymanS or a Lotus Evora or stick with AWD
trinim3 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      07-30-2014, 04:41 PM   #18
Year's_End
RWD only.
 
Year's_End's Avatar
 
Drives: '08 E92 335i
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: St. Pete, FL

Posts: 12,254
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by M3guy3 View Post
this is Porsche magic, 350HP car does really good.
A vanilla 991 also weighs less than 3,100 pounds, so it's got that going for it.
__________________
E92 335i: Space Grey|Coral Red|Aluminum Trim

Future Ride: 2015 Mustang GT Premium |Guard|401A|PP|Recaros|6MT
Year's_End is online now   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      07-30-2014, 04:50 PM   #19
stealth.pilot
Knight Commander ///
 
stealth.pilot's Avatar
 
Drives: 2014 M5 Individual
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: South East USA

Posts: 4,699
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by trinim3
To the best of my knowledge the 911 comes with Pirelli PZeros which IMO is much worse than Michelin PSS. They do however come in 295 tread width. Anyways I plan to get a M4 so I can slide, if I wanted all out grip I would get a CaymanS or a Lotus Evora or stick with AWD
PSS also come in a 295 width. That's what's on the M5.
__________________
2014 ///M5 Individual Frozen Grey, Silverstone Full Merino, Piano Black, Exec Pkg, Drivers assistance plus, LED Pkg, Bang and Olufsen, 20" 343M Forged Alloy Wheels
Countermeasures: Bel StiR+, Laser Interceptor Quad HP, Zaon MRX
Upgrades: Eisenmann Sport with M Performance Carbon tips, Dinan anti-roll bars
stealth.pilot is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
      07-30-2014, 04:59 PM   #20
tcpsoft
Private
 
Drives: F80 M3
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Greensboro, NC

Posts: 62
iTrader: (0)

Did he really say he preferred the BMW transmission over the PDK? That's surprising as I thought the PDK on the 981 Cayman S I test drove was better than the DCT....
__________________

2015 M3 DCT
2008 Lotus Exige S240 - too many mods to list (sold)
2007 Lotus Exige S (RIP)
2006 MINI Cooper S (sold)
tcpsoft is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      07-30-2014, 05:09 PM   #21
trinim3
Lieutenant
 
Drives: '15 M4; '14 Audi RS5
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Bay Area

Posts: 559
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by stealth.pilot View Post
PSS also come in a 295 width. That's what's on the M5.
No I meant that the 911 has 295 width tires and the M4 does not. Though to me the M4 has the better stock tires than the 911 (Pirelli Pzeros). Essentially I'm refuting the notion of those saying that the M4's lack of traction/lap times compared to the 911 is because of Michelin PSSs b/c it's not like the 911 has track worthy tires either.
__________________
Current: 2015 SO/SO M4, 2014 RS5
Past: 2012 S4, 2011 M3, E46 M3, AP2 S2000
trinim3 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      07-30-2014, 05:14 PM   #22
Double Bubble
Captain
 
Double Bubble's Avatar
 
Drives: E90
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: States

Posts: 628
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by tcpsoft View Post
Did he really say he preferred the BMW transmission over the PDK? That's surprising as I thought the PDK on the 981 Cayman S I test drove was better than the DCT....
Well I am not surprised, the E9x DCT was slightly better than the 997 911 PDK.
__________________
________
Double Bubble is offline   No_Country
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 02:28 PM.




f80post
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