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BMW M3 DTM vs M3 F80 – Battle video

Submitted by on July 28, 2014

BMW M3 DTMHow does a 2014 M3 compare to a full tilt BMW M3 DTM race car from 1992? Let’s find out.

In this killer video, Sport Auto journalist Christian Gebhardt puts BMW’s latest M3 F80 to the test against a piece of the real deal from DTM’s past. The FINA sponsored BMW M3 DTM is of course, is the ex-Johnny Cecotto German Touring car monster that placed fourth overall in 1992.

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Cecotto raced at Le Mans, in Moto GP, BTCC and even Formula 1, however right now it’s the awesome Fina Simtek BMW M3 DTM that we’re most interested in. Of course pitting a race car against a street car is hardly a fair fight – but then again neither is the 12 year age difference. If nothing else, this is extremely cool. We hope you enjoy it.

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