Wetterauer BMW 330d vs Kicherer Mercedes-Benz C320 CDI [2 videos]
Here is an interesting comparison between BMW E90 330d and Mercedes-Benz C320 CDI. Both cars are slightly tuned, so 330d produces 272PS (200kW) and 640Nm (472 lb-ft), instead of 231PS and 500Nm of torque, while the C320 CDI chunks 270PS (199kW) and 600Nm (442 lb-ft), instead of 224PS and 510Nm.
BMW E90 330d by Wetterauer accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in just 5.5 seconds and has a top speed of 259kph. It is priced at 50 000 Euro.
Kicherer Mercedes-Benz C320 CDI is slightly slower - 0 to 100 km/h in 6.9 seconds, a top speed of 250kph and the price is just 47 000 Euro.
Both cars have some good and bad points, but the BMW is the obvious ultimate fun machine, especially when it is fitted with LSD (Limited Slip Differential) and sport suspension. One of the best advantages of the BMW is the possibility to turn off the ESP completely, while the Mercedes can't do that.
Enough data, just enjoy the test!