There aren’t many station wagons on this section that may sustain with the Mercedes-AMG C63 S Property – and positively nothing with a BMW badge on it.
Certain, there’s the Alpina B3 Touring, however its 3.0-liter bi-turbo straight six “solely” places down 462 PS (455 HP) and 700 Nm (516 lb-ft) of torque, whereas the C63 S is nice for 510 PS (503 HP) and the identical 700 Nm because the B3.
BMW have lengthy refused to construct an M3 Touring, which is why some folks have taken it upon themselves to create their very own, and oftentimes the outcomes will be fairly spectacular – like on this specific occasion.
The one that built this M3 Touring truly began off with a easy F81 320d Touring. He then took the engine, gearbox, suspension, dampers and just about every thing he might seize off an F80 M3, earlier than giving the automobile wider physique panels for that basic widebody M3 look.
The result’s a really dynamic wanting sports activities wagon, which truly packs much more energy than a normal F80 M3 due to a stage 2 tune. The automobile now places down 540 PS (532 HP) and 680 Nm (501 lb-ft) of torque, which on paper ought to give it a little bit of a bonus over the inventory C63 S Property, particularly because the Mercedes weighs a bit extra.
Carwow raced the 2 wagons aspect by aspect from a standstill and a roll, earlier than performing a brake check. All we’ll inform you is that this was a very shut combat.