Comparison between:
• BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 335i (petrol, 2006)
• Porsche Boxster S (987) 3.4 (petrol, 2006)

Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

Basic information about the manufacturer, series and model of the vehicle. First and last years of production.

ManufacturerBMWPorsche
Series3Boxster
ModelCoupe (E92) 335iS (987) 3.4
First year of production20062006
Last year of production2007-

Body type, dimensions, volumes, weight

Information about the body style of the vehicle, overall dimensions, weight, boot space and fuel tank capacity.

Body typecoupe (fixed-head coupé)coupe (fixed-head coupé)
Number of doors2 (two)2 (two)
Number of seats4 (four)2 (two)
Wheelbase2760.00 mm
9.06 ft
108.66 in
2.7600 m
2415.00 mm
7.92 ft
95.08 in
2.4150 m
Front track1500.00 mm
4.92 ft
59.06 in
1.5000 m
-
Rear track1513.00 mm
4.96 ft
59.57 in
1.5130 m
-
Length4580.00 mm
15.03 ft
180.31 in
4.5800 m
4329.00 mm
14.20 ft
170.43 in
4.3290 m
Width1782.00 mm
5.85 ft
70.16 in
1.7820 m
1801.00 mm
5.91 ft
70.91 in
1.8010 m
Height1395.00 mm
4.58 ft
54.92 in
1.3950 m
1295.00 mm
4.25 ft
50.98 in
1.2950 m
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity430.0 l
15.19 ft3
0.43 m3
430000.00 cc
130.0 l
4.59 ft3
0.13 m3
130000.00 cc
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity-280.0 l
9.89 ft3
0.28 m3
280000.00 cc
Curb weight1600 kg
3527.40 lbs
1395 kg
3075.45 lbs
Maximum weight-1670 kg
3681.72 lbs
Capacity of the fuel tank63.0 l
13.86 UK gal
16.64 US gal
64.0 l
14.08 UK gal
16.91 US gal

Engine

Technical data about the vehicle's engine - location, displacement, aspiration, cylinders, valves, compression, fuel, etc.

Type of fuelA-98 (98 octane gasoline/petrol/gas/benzine)A-95 (95 octane gasoline/petrol/gas/benzine)
Engine locationlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, rear
Engine displacement2979 cc3387 cc
Valve mechanism type-double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Type of aspirationturbocharger/superchargernaturally aspirated
Compression ratio10.20:111.30:1
Arrangement of the cylindersinline/straight engineboxer/flat engine
Number of cylinders6 (six)6 (six)
Valves per cylinder4 (four)4 (four)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)84.00 mm
0.28 ft
3.31 in
0.0840 m
96.00 mm
0.31 ft
3.78 in
0.0960 m
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)89.60 mm
0.29 ft
3.53 in
0.0896 m
78.00 mm
0.26 ft
3.07 in
0.0780 m

Power, torque, acceleration, speed

Information about the maximum power, torque, speed and the revolutions per minute, at which they are reached. Acceleration time from 0 to 100 km.

Maximum power306 hp
228.2 kW
310.3 ps
295 hp
220.0 kW
299.1 ps
Maximum power is generated at5800 rpm6800 rpm
Maximum torque400 Nm
40.8 kgm
295.0 ft-lb
350 Nm
35.7 kgm
258.1 ft-lb
Maximum torque is reached at1300 rpm4600 rpm
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h5.50 s6.10 s
Maximum speed250 km/h
155.34 mph
264 km/h
164.04 mph

Fuel consumption

Information about the fuel consumption (urban, extra-urban, combined).

Fuel consumption (urban)14.3 l/100km
3.15 UK gal/100km
3.78 US gal/100km
16.45 mpg
4.35 mpl
6.99 km/l
16.3 l/100km
3.59 UK gal/100km
4.31 US gal/100km
14.43 mpg
3.81 mpl
6.13 km/l
Fuel consumption (extra urban)6.7 l/100km
1.47 UK gal/100km
1.77 US gal/100km
35.11 mpg
9.27 mpl
14.93 km/l
7.9 l/100km
1.74 UK gal/100km
2.09 US gal/100km
29.77 mpg
7.87 mpl
12.66 km/l
Fuel consumption (combined)9.5 l/100km
2.09 UK gal/100km
2.51 US gal/100km
24.76 mpg
6.54 mpl
10.53 km/l
11.0 l/100km
2.42 UK gal/100km
2.91 US gal/100km
21.38 mpg
5.65 mpl
9.09 km/l

Transmission, drive type

Information about the transmission (automatic and/or manual), number of gears/speeds and type of drive.

Drive typerear wheel drive (RWD)rear wheel drive (RWD)

Steering

Technical specifications about the type of steering and the vehicle's turning circle (turning diameter).

Type of steering-rack and pinion
Type of power steering-hydraulic
Turning circle diameter11.00 m
36.09 ft
433.07 in
-

Suspension

Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension - coil springs-
Type of rear suspension - coil springs-

Brakes

Type of brakes used on the front and rear wheels as well as presence of an ABS (anti-lock braking system).

Type of front brakesventilated discsventilated discs
Type of rear brakesventilated discsdiscs
ABS (anti-lock braking system)YesYes

Wheels

Type and size of the rims and tyres of the vehicle.

Rim size8J X 17 LM-
Tyre code225/45 R17 91W RSC235/40 R18; 265/40 R18