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2018-09-26 15:00

Sean Parker

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It's always fun pitting two cars against one another and on this occasion we asked our readers which two modern classic sports cars, the BMW M3 (E46) and Honda's S2000, they would buy. 

Both revved to stratospheric levels and made gorgeous noises. The M3 used a 3.2-litre inline six-cylinder engine producing around 252kW and the Honda packed 177kW from a 2.0-litre VTEC engine in its first iteration, that figure climbed to 184kW in later models. 

After posting a Twitter poll and a flood of The results are in and there has been a lot of debate on our social media platforms: on Twitter 82% voted for the M3, a clean win for the BMW. 

On Facebook, the Honda edged it: 

On Instagram, the BMW trumped the Honda convincingly: 

Via mail, Rehan Pretorius said: 

S2000 for sure... too many M3s around only two S2000 variants AP1 and AP2. Also only about 550 S2000s imported...probably only half of that left that are OEM (original equipment manufacturer)?

After all the votes and comments have been counted, the BMW M3 is the clear winner... now to find one that hasn't been abused. 


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