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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

• Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series vs Mercedes F1 W03 2012• Lamborghini LP720-4 50th Anniversary Aventador Roadster vs Ferrari 458 Spider• Audi R8 V10 vs Mercedes S63 AMG Coupe• Tesla Model S vs TVR Tuscan S• Porsche 911 C4S Cabriolet vs BMW M135i• Nissan GT-R vs R33 Skyline GT-R• BMW M5 vs E63 AMG S Estate• Bentley Continental GT vs Porsche 911 Carrera• Porsche 911 996 C4S vs Ferrari 328 GTS• Audi RS6 vs Mercedes C63 AMG Black Series• McLaren 650S vs Lamborghini Aventador    

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