BMW E46 M3 v Toyota GR Yaris: DRAG RACE

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It's time for a carwow team head-to-head! We've got Mat in his Toyota GR Yaris going up against cameraman Jack in his BMW E46 M3!

So how do these two compare on paper? Well first up we have Mat's GR Yaris, which can produce 261hp \u0026 360Nm of torque thanks to a 1.6-litre 3 cylinder turbo engine up front. What's more, it's also equipped with AWD along with launch control, and weighs in at 1,280kg.

As for E46, well it's powered by a 3-litre straight-six to put down 343hp \u0026 365Nm. So, it's up on power, but it has a few areas of weakness compared to the GR Yaris. Not only does it weigh in almost 200kg heavier (at 1,470kg), it isn't equipped with launch control either!

What do you think - will the lack of launch control propel Mat to victory? You'll have to keep watching to find out!

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  • carwow
    carwow9 dni temu

    So, which would you pick? An all-new Toyota GR Yaris, or a classic E46 M3? VOTE BELOW!

  • Yuri Marryshow

    Yuri Marryshow

    2 dni temu

    @carwow I would like to see Toyota GR Yaris VS Mitsubishi Evo X VS Subaru WRX STi for the nostalgia...LOL

  • Sneeuwwolf


    3 dni temu

    BMW E46. Because shopping trolleys aren't cool no matter how many horses you put in them.



    3 dni temu


  • Bryan Black

    Bryan Black

    4 dni temu

    @Kalexambing "bmw is ugly".. Huh? The e46 is one of the best looking cars ever. If you think the e46 is ugly you need to get your taste buds fixed.

  • Kevin carter

    Kevin carter

    5 dni temu

    Yaris gr

  • Lukas Kauschinger
    Lukas Kauschinger51 minuta temu

    Yaris vs. e36 3.2 M3 would be interesting

  • Sai
    Sai5 godzin temu

    The GR is a great car, but ain't no way I'm picking that over a legend like the e46 M3 The e46 is one of the most beautiful cars ever made.. I hope I can buy one sometime

  • Bantu Hani
    Bantu Hani14 godzin temu

    The Toyota's comeback is amazing. They must stop this laziness and keep giving us what we know and love.

  • iamyourfuture808
    iamyourfuture80822 godzin temu

    i recon the scabby front arches in the BMW were fucking with the aerodynamic

  • Lukasz Jawor
    Lukasz JaworDzień temu

    Jakaś zdojoną tą m3 macie

  • fatwalletboy2
    fatwalletboy2Dzień temu

    If you can predict 99% of these outcomes before theyve even started then you know theyre also pointless.

  • Ragger
    RaggerDzień temu

    Hell na he didnt even set blueoff in that m3

  • iTry
    iTryDzień temu

    The GR taking no prisoners.

  • HIRO'S TV Japan
    HIRO'S TV JapanDzień temu

    I used to drive e46 M3 CSL and it was such a fun car to drive. Sound just everything was awesome. Wish I can own one again. But one part I did not like was SMG but still it was great.

  • Indah Agung
    Indah AgungDzień temu

    A beauty Germany Creature "M3 E46" Love that Car so much

  • thefridgeman
    thefridgeman2 dni temu

    2:59 yeah, totally murdered the engine noise. Will never understand why people prefer farts from an empty pipe instead of a nice engine noise.

  • Darko Rex - Pubg Mobile
    Darko Rex - Pubg Mobile2 dni temu

    Little Yaris ❤️

  • Darren Boston
    Darren Boston2 dni temu

    Pointless race really!…. Bit like putting an F40 against a Rimack!

  • Parzival14
    Parzival142 dni temu

    6:25 "Noooooooo, Monica" !

  • Nick G
    Nick G2 dni temu

    Oh man we need a better driver in the m3

  • George Apostolopoulos SSI Scuba Diving Instructor
    George Apostolopoulos SSI Scuba Diving Instructor2 dni temu

    Why you dont compare the Yaris with an M2.....?????

  • Ramaano Muravha
    Ramaano Muravha2 dni temu

    This yaris is going down in history books and surely is on top of collector's list

  • TheMarkofZollo
    TheMarkofZollo2 dni temu

    Would be interesting to know what the M3 is running now. I always feel when an older car is dragged against a new one they should do a rolling road test before. I'd question how well looked after the M3 is if it has different tyres front and back... maybe not the best representation 🤷‍♂️

  • Tony Cruise
    Tony Cruise2 dni temu

    too bad not sold in usa

  • The Savige
    The Savige2 dni temu

    You should do a drag race between the Dodge Caravan Grand Caravan RT and the Dodge Grand Caravan GT

  • mercedesbenzformula1
    mercedesbenzformula13 dni temu

    That m3 is slow

  • Katso Gaolaolwe
    Katso Gaolaolwe3 dni temu

    I'm in love with this Toyota

  • Michael Singh
    Michael Singh3 dni temu

    Mat was using his handbrake to launch, he must really wanted to win 😂😂

  • Riccardo Sinto
    Riccardo Sinto3 dni temu

    Warum ein coupe und der ist bestimmt ausgelutscht

  • KingChooêt
    KingChooêt3 dni temu

    Yaris gay

  • Sneeuwwolf
    Sneeuwwolf3 dni temu

    Wow I can't believe the new Yaris 4wd won from a geriatric super high mileage BMW. Wow must be a real sports car then.

  • Gripen85
    Gripen853 dni temu

    Pretty impressed with the Toyota GR Yaris, must admit it, even though I don't like it one bit. :P

  • Taylor Ellis
    Taylor Ellis3 dni temu

    Gr Yaris vs tuned Audi s1

  • Relentless Pursuit

    Relentless Pursuit

    2 dni temu

    Tuned GR vs Tuned S1

  • gebbadson
    gebbadson3 dni temu

    It‘s terrible to watch carwow since Mr. Rimac was pointing on Mat‘s „be‘ah“ 😂

  • atharv deo
    atharv deo3 dni temu

    Matt, you jumped the start in the 2nd drag race

  • Francesco
    Francesco3 dni temu

    Dude...those old BMWs are just endless moneypits (my childhood dream car is an E9X M3, so I'm not a BMW hater)...if you do a gpf delete on the Yaris and a remap...that BMW wouldn't stand a chance...12.5s 1/4 mile, that's faster than an E92 M3. 343 hp and it can't even pull in a rolling needs a freakin' mile to overtake a restricted 3 cylinder (I bet if you do a gpf delete, they'll be neck and neck)...that's how far technology has come...embrace the future, stop living in the past. I mean I'd still buy an e9x M3 but not for 25-35k (nice ones are like in the upper 30k range in Europe...that's maad)...because in 3-4 years you'll put another 10-15k into it...and at that point it's just not worth it.

  • mantovor 3000
    mantovor 30003 dni temu

    what about yani?

    ANDREAS ASSIOTIS3 dni temu

    Utterly stupid race, that guy jack is broke and all his cars are trash, remember his e36 m3… a 100000miles m3 can be as fast as 30000miles car if the correct and expensive maintenance has been carried out and certainly a GR yaris doesn’t stand a chance….it shouldn’t even come close to the M3

  • Рустем Гайнетдинов
    Рустем Гайнетдинов3 dni temu

    Где русский перевод

  • calvin munorwei
    calvin munorwei3 dni temu

    E46 that's a 1999-2005 model car and its still solid to race a Yaris in 2021, man 💪zzzz Germans did a good job on that car

  • Whayne Padden
    Whayne Padden3 dni temu

    Why wouldn't you upgrade the brakes on the M3, first thing that should have been done, they are seriously crap.

  • X7rocks
    X7rocks3 dni temu

    This is the type of racing that is really fun to watch. I love supercars and such but a car thats achievable is just much more relatable.

  • Aaron S
    Aaron S3 dni temu

    Does the M3 have any check engine lights on? Faulty Vanos could be holding it back on the top end.

  • Southney
    Southney3 dni temu

    M3 because I wouldn’t buy it to drag race on a runway, it’ll drive like a 3 series (pleasant proper RWD saloon), it’s half the price and is only going up in value. I also couldn’t pay that kind of money for a 3 cylinder Toyota Yaris; no matter how many of it’s wheels turn.

  • Kevin carter
    Kevin carter3 dni temu

    I appreciate that both cars offer something unique, the gr yaris is as close your going to get to a modern day scooby whilst the BMW is a timeless classic that still looks fantastic. 90% off the people on here will never drive either unfortunately

  • Paul Stevens
    Paul Stevens3 dni temu

    That yaris is an impressive car but look at that thumbnail....its too big and its damn ugly

  • ilmelangolo
    ilmelangolo3 dni temu

    I'll have the M3 anyway, all day anyday

  • Kiko
    Kiko3 dni temu

    Adri left the chat.😂😂

  • Steven Dobbie
    Steven Dobbie4 dni temu

    New Ceed GT vs another Warm hatch.

  • Kris Horst
    Kris Horst4 dni temu

    Lol you could ruin a lot of peoples days with this little guy!

  • Zayniddin Mutalov
    Zayniddin Mutalov4 dni temu

    Mat Watson review 6th generation Chevrolet Camaroz ZL1 please

  • 7s29
    7s294 dni temu

    I'd still prefer the M3.

  • MrElpajita
    MrElpajita4 dni temu

    Max on the Yaris, always try to jump to make it look faster

  • U_Forgot_Poland
    U_Forgot_Poland4 dni temu

    The Yaris really is an amazing little car

  • Marin
    Marin4 dni temu

    Toyota rules... Yaris GR is amazing car... Well done Toyota 👏👏👏👏🙌

  • Bob Whyte
    Bob Whyte4 dni temu

    I can’t help laughing. Who on earth would want to own a Toyota Yaris. 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • Qarliff Pokka
    Qarliff Pokka4 dni temu

    Why not e46 m3 vs volvo S60R

  • Alter 210
    Alter 2104 dni temu

    Seriously? Just a manual transmission. And nothing that the M3 has a sequential gearbox. It is much faster than a conventional manual transmission.

  • Alter 210

    Alter 210

    Dzień temu

    @Cotea Sebastian This is not an SMG.The M3 has a non-native gearbox. Classic sequential gearbox-tune

  • Cotea Sebastian

    Cotea Sebastian

    2 dni temu

    If it was an smg ,they would still wouldn't put it in the proper mode, like they did in the e61 m5 drag race,so better with the manual.Aparently the majority can't get how to drive an smg...

  • manderp
    manderp4 dni temu

    This is so random

  • Renaldo Lamar
    Renaldo Lamar4 dni temu

    And this is where I believe they started making those super fast shifting automatic which to me is killing the spirit of driving IMO

  • NorthernN54's
    NorthernN54's4 dni temu

    i think that m3 needs a lilll bit of work to get back to top shape

  • Martin Jensen
    Martin Jensen4 dni temu

    1° - ese m3 no llega a la pote cia original quizás por la edad del propio auto.. 2° - en la segunda tirada el Yaris sale antes y en la primera habría que ver bien pero casi seguro que también sale antes. 3° - el conductor del m3 no tiene idea que esta haciendo aparentemente. Le gano el piloto, no el auto.

  • Alfa_Driver
    Alfa_Driver4 dni temu

    You do for drag races what Tyre Reviews does for erm, tyre reviews. You answer the sort of questions us viewers actually have, and answer them thoroughly! Nice one.

  • Zombie Head
    Zombie Head4 dni temu

    Sorry, id take the E46 M3. It was never designed to win any drag races, but the last I6 ITB screaming rod bearing eating engine from BMW M.......worth every headache and coin you dump into it. They just nailed it with this M3 IMO.

  • Davy NoTalent
    Davy NoTalent5 dni temu

    Review cameraman's jack m3

    ALBOS SHQIPETAR5 dni temu

    GR Yaris kill M3 😁😉

  • Mark Lydon
    Mark Lydon5 dni temu

    Yaris is an ugly pug of a car. I'd have the BMW any day.

  • Mussa Mushe
    Mussa Mushe5 dni temu

    your videos are full of lies , u better quit youtube rather than collecting money from underratted manufactors

  • Mac steven Kynjing
    Mac steven Kynjing5 dni temu

    Tf is semi hard😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

  • Guy Harrison
    Guy Harrison5 dni temu

    Sorry I call bullshit on these 1/4 mile times. In Australia the Yaris doesn't have the ppf and the best time I've seen is 12.9. IE the non ppf cars are faster. So how is Matt doing 12.5?

  • Muhammad Akbar
    Muhammad Akbar5 dni temu

    GR Yaris is fast car,but the bmw is a nice car

  • MrQuack HD
    MrQuack HD5 dni temu

    BMW m3 for life

  • John Dall
    John Dall5 dni temu

    What the H*ll is with the BMWs gear stick 🤣🤣🤣

  • John Dall

    John Dall

    5 dni temu

    @Jonathan Moga how so, seems like the throw would be massive?

  • Jonathan Moga

    Jonathan Moga

    5 dni temu

    They are amazing to use.

  • Simon Bussey
    Simon Bussey5 dni temu

    Imagine buying that M3 in 2000 and being told in 20 years time a Toyota Yaris would be faster.

  • Simon Bussey

    Simon Bussey

    5 dni temu

    @Jonathan Moga fair enough lol

  • Jonathan Moga

    Jonathan Moga

    5 dni temu

    Buying that in 2000 you'd have to worry about getting walked by a civic. Nothing new.

  • Marco Savanah
    Marco Savanah5 dni temu

    was : is that a supra? now : is that a YARIS?

  • The Wedge
    The Wedge5 dni temu

    now race a 2001 Yaris vs a 2001 E46 M3!

  • Cotea Sebastian

    Cotea Sebastian

    2 dni temu

    @Champion1642 That is the point.Everyone is just saying about how well the yaris did, but it's like 20years of difference between them.Plus the fact that the e46 was so much more inovative at it's launch.First bmw with the smg gearbox,first bmw to have a 8500rpm readline

  • Champion1642


    4 dni temu

    This is the first proper sporty Yaris so it's no competition.

  • Ahren Scholz
    Ahren Scholz5 dni temu

    Why are you lying about the Yaris and the bmw? Stock Yaris don't do anywhere near a 12.5 , and for a M3 to do a 13.2 with that bad of a launch it has more hp to

  • teemzzz1
    teemzzz15 dni temu

    Gr ! 😎🤙

  • hquwx
    hquwx5 dni temu

    Gotta get the carbon ceramics on the M3!! Still I'd take it over the unattractive yaris anyway, it's faster in the circuit and on the top end!

  • Tathashi_Yuuたか
    Tathashi_Yuuたか5 dni temu


  • Torque Power
    Torque Power5 dni temu

    Cap thats what this is!!!Based on these times a STOCK GR Yaris is faster than a lexus RCF?!? This stock Yaris GR is faster than the tuned one used in your stock vs tuned GR Yaris comparison video. 20 years of e46 m3 testing shows that it can run a 13.1-13.3 quarter mile but there is no way a stock Yaris is dipping into the 12’s. I like the Yaris but it is definitely misleading to make ppl think that a stock GR Yaris will be running down factory e46 m3’s or even mk4 Supra’s for that matter and yes in case you were wondering I have a e46 m3 lol Unfortunately this makes me question your other videos authenticity. Auto car did the same thing when they said the GR Yaris was faster around their track in the wet than a Nissan GTR. At this point i’m convinced toyota is paying these companies to over hype this car.

  • Torque Power

    Torque Power

    5 dni temu

    @Terry G I would have not objected to either of those times but a stock GR Yaris in the 12’s is snake oil.

  • Terry G

    Terry G

    5 dni temu

    @Torque Power 13.9…bahaha. Even Top Gear got 13.25. Performance Drive got 13.1. Good driver, good surface, good weather and conditions it will go a bit faster, like the EKanoo Racing stock car.

  • Torque Power

    Torque Power

    5 dni temu

    @Terry G Most people would not pay 35-40k for a car that runs 13.9 even if it’s a homologation special. They would however if stock it went 12.78.

  • Terry G

    Terry G

    5 dni temu

    @Torque Power if that’s the case, they would want really bad stock times (i.e. low baseline) to show how good their improvements are. A lot of the 1/4 mile times in the UK for the GR Yaris have been done in the rain or damp conditions.

  • Torque Power

    Torque Power

    5 dni temu

    They are trying to attract people to the car so they can sell them modifications. Car and Driver reports 13.9. No car with 257 hp and 266 lb ft can run 12’s

  • Matt Evers
    Matt Evers5 dni temu


  • Pacman 83
    Pacman 835 dni temu

    That GR 4 is amazing 😎

  • Smescharius
    Smescharius5 dni temu


  • EvilTwinRob
    EvilTwinRob5 dni temu

    If you have been considering buying an e46 M3, you missed the dip. Prices are going up like crazy.

  • Tsireledzo Protect
    Tsireledzo Protect6 dni temu

    Please M5cs drag race and review 🙏

  • Chris Murphy
    Chris Murphy6 dni temu

    Yaris jumped the start both times plus he paid 33k for a Yaris

  • Relentless Pursuit

    Relentless Pursuit

    6 dni temu

    And what a bargain it is!

  • Thomas Tang
    Thomas Tang6 dni temu

    yaris 小鴨

  • Domenico Tedesco
    Domenico Tedesco6 dni temu

    Impossibile , Bmw M3 E46 0-100 5.2 Yaris 5.5

  • Victor Dogaru
    Victor Dogaru6 dni temu

    I don't think anyone would rather have the gr yaris over the m3 e46

  • Leon Athavan
    Leon Athavan6 dni temu

    That Yaris is awesome...

  • The Chosen One
    The Chosen One6 dni temu

    Crazy how the ultimate bmw of the early 2000s is just as fast as a new 2021 Toyota Yaris. Technology advances at it finest.

  • Jonathan Moga

    Jonathan Moga

    5 dni temu


  • Sunray
    Sunray6 dni temu

    The Rimac vs Ferrari was a game changer, who would think a Ferrari could be humiliated by a startup

  • Ozayr Mansoor
    Ozayr Mansoor6 dni temu

    I never thought I'd see a day where a Yaris would take an m3

  • juan alfaro
    juan alfaro6 dni temu

    Bmw looks better

  • ExeKuTioN Cro
    ExeKuTioN Cro6 dni temu

    Other dude cant even drive lmfao

  • bombz
    bombz6 dni temu

    the UWU license plate makes the M3 priceless for sure heh

  • Crankshaft Rotator
    Crankshaft Rotator6 dni temu

    2 wheel drive VS all wheel drive isn't fair!

  • MC 3630
    MC 36306 dni temu

    Whahahahha Yaris beat the BMW, what a good day it is today.

  • ali_ing 06

    ali_ing 06

    3 dni temu

    Lol Mercedes fanbois Mercedes from these day won't even take a corner would go straight and then crash

  • AvP boi

    AvP boi

    6 dni temu

    what a surprise... 20 years younger car won against 20 years older car

  • Haseeb Omer
    Haseeb Omer6 dni temu

    Do a 765lt vs sf90 stradale!!!

  • Vladimir Berta
    Vladimir Berta6 dni temu

    Yaris looks good genarally compering to today's stadards, but Bmw looks so much smoother and nicer than Yaris, it look like art comparing to Yaris. And Mind you, Yasris is not that faster at all, even though i expected it to be much faster than heavy beemer.

  • Spook84
    Spook846 dni temu

    Jack cant shift

  • Sandeep Meegahapola
    Sandeep Meegahapola6 dni temu

    2002 🇩🇪 vs 2020 🇯🇵 🇩🇪 > 🇯🇵

  • Tumelo
    Tumelo6 dni temu

    Matt, Please do B7 rs4 and the Yaris