Originally Posted by dopper99
Exactly, which is why an M3 with "just" 330 lb·ft of torque will blow away a 330d with 413 lb·ft. Reason being is power - a little matter of 258bhp vs 414bhp.
(not trying to run the 330d down - I own one myself
Yeap, a M3 hands the 330d its ass and then some.
Interesting to see above about 328i doing a great job against 330d, and handling better. Weight matters too, something we all forget about.