Video: AutoCar pins BMW 1-Series M Coupe against Porsche Cayman R

BMW 1-Series M Coupe vs. Porsche Cayman R

Recently during one of our ‘Let’s Talk Numbers‘ segment, we pinned the new 2012 BMW 1-Series M Coupe against the Porsche Cayman S. The folks over at AutoCar had something else more exciting in mind and decided to pin the new BMW M model against the Porsche Cayman R.

Hit the jump to see their video.

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Refresher:

  • 2012 BMW 1-Series M Coupe: The 2012 BMW 1-Series M Coupe is powered by a 3.0L inline 6-cylinder twin-turbocharged engine making 335-hp and a maximum torque of 332 lb-ft. Mated to a 6-speed manual transmission, the 2012 BMW 1-Series M Coupe goes from 0 to 62 mph in 4.9 seconds (0 to 60 mph in 4.7 seconds) with a top speed of 155 mph.Prices start at $47,010.
  • 2011 Porsche Cayman R: Power for the 201 Porsche Cayman R comes from a tuned 3.4L inline 6-cylinder engine making a total of 330-hp allowing for a 0-62 mph time of 5 seconds when mated to a 6-speed manual and 4.9 seconds when mated to Porsche’s 7-speed PDK transmission. Adding the optional Sport Chrono packages brings the 0-62 mph time down to 4.7 seconds. Top speed for the Cayman R comes in at 175 mph with a 6-speed manual and 174 mph with the PDK. Prices start at $66,300.

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– By: Roman Bronfenbrener