In the real world the 3 series will have vastly superior dynamics. Their new 8 speed slushbox is yet another advantage if you want an auto trans. The new BMW 4 banger is very nice and quite powerful, but it's still a 4 cylinder in a lot of car.
Originally Posted By: hattaresguy
Yeah it may on paper be able to compete with a little BMW, but in the real world I highly doubt it.
Originally Posted By: SteveSRT8
But we all know the foibles of big hp in a FWD vehicle. Challenging to say the least. I sure hope the general has some chassis tweaks up his sleeve.