The Genesis is lighter, has more hp and about the same tq. If anything the 335i should have been beaten by the Genesis.
The 335i time is about the same as the 135i. The S4 is about 3s faster but that car has a performance oriented awd system and more hp/tq. This is not a bad result for the 335i.
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