Video: Fifth Gear puts the BMW 1 Series M Coupe head-to-head with Audi RS3

What do you get when Fifth Gear puts the BMW 1-Series M Coupe head-to-head with the Audi RS3 Sportback? An awesome face-off between two high-performance compact sports car from Germany.

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Hit the jump for the video.


  • 2011 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 Audi RS3 Sportback: The 2011 Audi RS3 Sportback is powered by 2.5L turbocharged 5-cylinder unit making 340-hp and 332 lb-ft of torque. Mated to a 7-speed S tronic and quattro permanent all-wheel drive, the 2011 RS 3 Sportback can run from 0 to 62 mph 4.6 seconds with a top speed electronically limited at 155 mph.

– By: Omar Rana