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REVIEWS BMW E30 M3 Vs Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3-16!

Discussion in 'The Pit - General Discussion' started by tristatez28lt1, Jul 11, 2012.

  1. tristatez28lt1

    tristatez28lt1 Well-Known Member

    I love this!
    What a great idea to compare those two legends.

     
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  2. K-A

    K-A Banned

    The Benz all the way. Completely timeless and stunning to todays standards, and of course the originator that spawned the M3.
     
  3. klier

    klier Member

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    ^ Whahahahahahaha

    E30 M3........I worship this car.
     
  4. hoffmeister_fan

    hoffmeister_fan Well-Known Member

    Tough one. Something about the allure of Senna which can't be denied, but that M3 was epic. And light.
     
  5. Giannis

    Giannis Global Moderator / Editor Staff Member

    I'd easily have both!
     
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  6. Merc1

    Merc1 Well-Known Member Contributing Member

    Great look back at these machines. Loved the 190E back in the day.

    M
     
  7. 330CIZHP

    330CIZHP Well-Known Member

    Both are great cars. I am split 50/50. The 190E looks timeless while the M3 seems to have the better engine.
     
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  8. 330CIZHP

    330CIZHP Well-Known Member

    Feast your eyes on this beauty. An Evo 2 190E. A sight to behold



     
  9. Levi68

    Levi68 Banned

    Don't be rediculous. Both are great cars, but the 190 is not he originator that spawned the M3.
     
  10. martinbo

    martinbo Global Moderator / Editor Staff Member

    According to that video the 190E 2.3 16 being homologated for circuit racing was the reason for BMW following suit with the E30 M3.
     
  11. Human

    Human You. The Road. Nothing else. Premium Member

    M3 for me now. Back in the day I was in love with the "190E Batmobile" saw it in SA's Car Mag I got a subscription to the latter magazine for my b-day every year as a child.:)

    81df9f211765e1f28c9f301256497af8.
     
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  12. Levi68

    Levi68 Banned

    Well yes. There was the M3 for DTM and Rally. But in any case there would be an M3, because the M3 E30 is not the first M car.
     
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  13. K-A

    K-A Banned

    Isn't that what this very video points out?

    I like that M3, and think it's also timeless. I just think the M-B is untouchable in so many ways as the good/timeless M-B Sedans in my views generally are.
     
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  14. Levi68

    Levi68 Banned

    Yes. Looked the vid. This 190 is porbably the best what "AMG" had, but now AMG is back up next to BMW M if not better in some ways.
     
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