German brands have become a reference point for the entire automotive world, and recently several Italian brands have announced their intention to match and surpass a model that combines premium spirit, technology and driving pleasure. Among these there are also Alfa Romeo In the future it will launch a large SUV just to compete with BMW, Audi and Mercedes. Waiting to understand who will win in the market, Biscione indirectly delivered the first blow in the Netherlands, during a drag race that renewed this long-distance challenge between Italy and Germany. Challenge Heroes BMW M3 and Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio.
During the spring event, dedicated to sports car enthusiasts, the two high-performance sedans face off on a fourth hand: on the one hand, the most extreme version of the Arese, the Giulia Quadrifoglio equipped with a Ferrari-derived engine and the other a modified M3, with an engine up to 700 hp. It already boasts Alfa Romeo’s sporty eccentricity 2.9L V6 engine capable of generating 510 HP and 600 Nm of maximum torque, combined with the classic rear-wheel drive and ZF eight-speed automatic transmission. Figures that allow it to cover the speed from 0 to 100 km / h in just 4 seconds and exceed the maximum speed of 300 km / h.
As for the BMW M3, on the other hand, there is space under the hood for the 3.0-liter turbocharged six-cylinder engine that generates 431 horsepower and 550 Nm of torque, with the ability to Cover 0-100 in just over 4 seconds And to the touch a top speed of 250 km / h. Thanks to the changes announced by the owner, the German will have no trouble winning the challenge against Giulia Quadrifoglio, but the result of comparing the two high-performance cars isn’t very clear. We recommend taking a look at the video above to learn more.