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Out of the three, which would you place your money on in a quarter drag? (all completely stock)

Also, I'm seeing lots of videos of mazdaspeed 3's killing the IS, what's with that? I myself have an IS350 and certainly hope that a hatchback isn't going to trounce me. (even though the speed 3 is a great car)
 

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IS350 - 306bhp/3527 lbs, 0-60 5.1s
335i - (coupe) 300 bhp/3560 lbs, (sedan) 300bhp/3514 lbs, 0-60 in 4.8s
G37s - 330bhp/3708 lbs, 0-60 5.2s

you didnt specify auto or manual, but I'd say a manual 335i would take the lot.
 

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335i to my knowledge still have HPFP failure so if it makes it to the end of the race haha, but also the mazda 3 speeds are turbo so not to hard to crank the boost up and beat a IS. Which i think he is referring to a IS350 because its a no brainer a speed 3 would kick the shit out of a NA IS300.
 

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Yes, I'm talking about an IS350. You can actually get a much better time from 0-60 for the IS350, I myself have gotten around 4.7 on multiple occasions and 4.5 once. They're all great cars, but I guess you get what you pay for when it comes to the Beamer. I heard there is a very simple mod that you can do to the ECU or turbo that enables it to compete with the M3's?

Which car would you buy considering reliability, performance, cost of course, looks, ease of tuning, and cost of service? Also, what are some common problems with the BMW (hpfp seems prevalent) and a mazdaspeed3?
 
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