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Mercedes A45 AMG vs a BMW M3 (E93) Convertible

In this video we have a BMW E93 M3 Convertible with a 420bhp 4.0-litre naturally aspirated V8 and rear-wheel drive.

In this video we have a BMW E93 M3 Convertible with a 420bhp 4.0-litre naturally aspirated V8 and rear-wheel drive. It will be racing an all-wheel-drive Mercedes A45 AMG which has a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo with 360bhp.

Drag Race Shootout: result

The Mercedes A45 AMG covered the 1,800m course in 30.56 seconds while it took the BMW M3 29.92 seconds, though it did jump the start…

Auto Express Drag Race Shoot-out 2014

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