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Compare BMW M3 G80 vs Mercedes Maybach S-Class Z223

Reviews

Neoscore
77%
80%
Pros
  • Great S58 engine
  • Good performance
  • Very high price
  • Last chance to get a Mercedes V12
  • Very comfortable
Cons
  • Very ugly front end
  • Ugly exterior styling
  • Too much focus on electronic gimmicks

Variants

M3
M3 Competition
M3 Competition xDrive
S 580 4MATIC
S 680 4MATIC

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
480 L / 17.0 cu-ft
S 580 4MATIC505 L / 17.8 cu-ftS 680 4MATIC495 L / 17.5 cu-ft
Engine Oil Capacity
7.0 L / 7.4 qt
S 580 4MATIC9.5 L / 10.0 qtS 680 4MATIC10.5 L / 11.1 qt
Fuel Capacity
59.0 L / 15.6 gal
76.0 L / 20.1 gal
Passengers
5
4
Payload
M3505 kg / 1113 lbsM3 Competition480 kg / 1058 lbsM3 Competition xDrive480 kg / 1058 lbs
S 580 4MATIC695 kg / 1532 lbsS 680 4MATIC615 kg / 1356 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Chassis Type
Unibody
Offroad | Approach Angle
14.7 deg
Offroad | Breakover Angle
9.9 deg
Offroad | Departure Angle
15.4 deg
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Steering Ratio
15
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Pneumatic
Tire Size
275/40 ZR18 103Y XL (front) / 285/35 ZR19 103Y XLM3Front wheel tires: 275/40 ZR18 103Y XL Rear wheel tires: 285/35 ZR19 103Y XLM3 CompetitionFront wheel tires: 275/40 ZR18 103Y XL Rear wheel tires: 285/35 ZR19 103Y XLM3 Competition xDriveFront wheel tires: 275/35 R19 Rear wheel tires: 285/30 R20
Front wheel tires: 255/45 R19, 255/40 R20, 265/35 R21 Rear wheel tires: 255/45 R19, 255/40 R20, 285/35 R20, 265/35 R21
Turning Circle
12.2 mM312.2 m / 40.0 ftM3 Competition12.2 m / 40.0 ftM3 Competition xDrive12.6 m / 41.3 ft

Construction

Battery | Capacity
70 Ah
Body Style
4-door Sedan
Full-size limousineS 580 4MATIC4-door mild-hybrid SedanS 680 4MATIC4-door Sedan
Platform
Mercedes-Benz MRA

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
120 mmM3120 mm / 4.7 inM3 Competition120 mm / 4.7 inM3 Competition xDrive122 mm / 4.8 in
130 mm / 5.1 in
Size | Height
1433 mmM31433 mm / 56.4 inM3 Competition1433 mm / 56.4 inM3 Competition xDrive1434 mm / 56.5 in
1510 mm / 59.4 in
Size | Length
4794 mm / 188.7 in
5469 mm / 215.3 in
Size | Width
1903 mmM31903 mm / 74.9 in | 2068 mm / 81.4 in (mirror unfolded)M3 Competition1903 mm / 74.9 in | 2068 mm / 81.4 in (mirror unfolded)M3 Competition xDrive1903 mm / 74.9 in
1921 mm / 75.6 in | 2109 mm / 83.0 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
1617.0 mm / 63.7 in
1655.0 mm / 65.2 in
Track Width | Rear
1605.0 mm / 63.2 in
1683.0 mm / 66.3 in
Weight
1780 kgM31705.0 kg / 3758.9 lbsM3 Competition1730.0 kg / 3814.0 lbsM3 Competition xDrive1780.0 kg / 3924.2 lbs
S 580 4MATIC2215.0 kg / 4883.2 lbsS 680 4MATIC2275.0 kg / 5015.5 lbs
Wheel Size
18" (front) / 19" (rear)M3Front wheel rims: 9.5J x 18 Rear wheel rims: 10.5J x 19M3 CompetitionFront wheel rims: 9.5J x 18 Rear wheel rims: 10.5J x 19M3 Competition xDriveFront wheel rims: 9.5J x 19 Rear wheel rims: 10.5J x 20
Front wheel rims: 8.5J x 19, 9J x 20, 9J x 21 Rear wheel rims: 8.5J x 19, 9J x 20, 10J x 20, 9J x 21
Wheelbase
2857 mm / 112.5 in
3396 mm / 133.7 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
M34.2 secM3 Competition3.9 secM3 Competition xDrive3.5 sec
S 580 4MATIC4.8 secS 680 4MATIC4.5 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
M34.0 secM3 Competition3.7 secM3 Competition xDrive3.3 sec
S 580 4MATIC4.6 secS 680 4MATIC4.3 sec
CO2 Emission
M3248 g/kmM3 Competition234 g/kmM3 Competition xDrive228 ~ 231 g/km
S 580 4MATIC233 ~ 248 g/kmS 680 4MATIC305 ~ 322 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.33M30.33M3 Competition0.33M3 Competition xDrive0.34
Fuel Economy
M310.8 L/100km / 21.8 MPG (combined) | 15.6 L/100km / 15.1 MPG (urban) | 8.0 L/100km / 29.4 MPG (highway)M3 Competition10.2 L/100km / 23.1 MPG (combined) | 14.6 L/100km / 16.1 MPG (urban) | 7.6 L/100km / 31.0 MPG (highway)M3 Competition xDrive10.0 L/100km / 23.5 MPG (combined)
S 580 4MATIC10.2 L/100km / 23.1 MPG (combined) | 15.2 L/100km / 15.5 MPG (urban) | 7.3 L/100km / 32.2 MPG (highway)S 680 4MATIC13.3 L/100km / 17.7 MPG (combined) | 19.8 L/100km / 11.9 MPG (urban) | 9.5 L/100km / 24.8 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
M3Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel driveM3 CompetitionFront-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel driveM3 Competition xDriveFront-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 6d
Euro 6D-ISC-FCM
Engine
S58B30T0
S 580 4MATICM 176S 680 4MATICM 279
Engine | Bore
84.0 mm / 3.3 in
S 580 4MATIC83.0 mm / 3.3 inS 680 4MATIC82.6 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
9.3:1
9.0:1S 580 4MATIC10.5:1S 680 4MATIC9.0:1
Engine | Displacement
3.0 L / 182.6 cu-in / 2993.0 cc
S 580 4MATIC4.0 L / 243.0 cu-in / 3982.0 ccS 680 4MATIC6.0 L / 364.9 cu-in / 5980.0 cc
Engine | Power
M3480.0 hp / 357.9 kW @ 6250 rpmM3 Competition510.0 hp / 380.3 kW @ 6250 rpmM3 Competition xDrive510.0 hp / 380.3 kW @ 6250 rpm
S 580 4MATIC503.0 hp / 375.1 kW @ 5500 rpm + 20.0 hp / 14.9 kW (electric motor)S 680 4MATIC612.0 hp / 456.4 kW @ 5250-5500 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
M3160.4 hp/L / 2.6 hp/cu-inM3 Competition170.4 hp/L / 2.8 hp/cu-inM3 Competition xDrive170.4 hp/L / 2.8 hp/cu-in
S 580 4MATIC126.3 hp/L / 2.1 hp/cu-inS 680 4MATIC102.3 hp/L / 1.7 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
90.0 mm / 3.5 in
S 580 4MATIC92.0 mm / 3.6 inS 680 4MATIC93.0 mm / 3.7 in
Engine | Torque
M3550 Nm / 405.7 lb-ft @ 2650-6130 rpmM3 Competition650 Nm / 479.4 lb-ft @ 2750-5500 rpmM3 Competition xDrive650 Nm / 479.4 lb-ft @ 2750-5500 rpm
S 580 4MATIC700 Nm / 516.3 lb-ft @ 2000-4500 rpm + 200 Nm / 147.5 lb-ftS 680 4MATIC900 Nm / 663.8 lb-ft @ 2000-4000 rpm
Engine | Type
Inline 6, turbochargedM3Twin-scroll turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderM3 CompetitionTwin-scroll turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderM3 Competition xDriveTwin-scroll turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-6 engine with 4 values per cylinder
S 580 4MATICBi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderS 680 4MATICBi-turbocharged multi-port injected petrol V12 SOHC engine with 3 values per cylinder
Fuel Capacity
59 L
Transmission | Gears
M36-speedM3 Competition8-speedM3 Competition xDrive8-speed
9
Transmission | Type
M3ManualM3 CompetitionAutomatic SteptronicM3 Competition xDriveAutomatic M Steptronic
Automatic 9G-TRONIC

Production

Availability
M32020M3 Competition2020M3 Competition xDrive2021
2021S 680 4MATIC2021 Q2
Debut
2020-09-23
S 580 4MATIC2020-11
Made In
Germany
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