2015 BMW M3 vs. 2015 Mercedes-AMG C63 S, 2016 Cadillac ATS-V - Car and Driver (blog)

Meanwhile, we picked sedans over coupes because that’s what sensible people buy, and the new C63 coupe won’t be here for a while. We picked automatics, in part because the Benz only comes as an automatic and only with the Speedshift MCT seven-speed, a merging of ideas that substitutes a torque converter with a stack of clutch plates so that, in effect, a conventional... Plus, we already have a long-term test going of the manual M3, and we already tested a manual ATS-V in coupe form. The M3 is the most familiar, having made its debut last year with its 425-hp twin-turbo inline-six. ) $21,375 in extras on this M3, the most disposable ones include the automatic, which costs $2900, and the carbon-ceramic brake system at $8150. Not long ago, Cadillac belonged in this match as much as Dick Cheney belongs in the CrossFit Games,... You’ve got 464 horsepower from a twin-turbo 3. 6-liter V-6 and eight speeds with which to send it aft. You’ve even got the right tires, Michelin Pilot Super Sports, the segment standard. Except that the tires on the ATS-V are custom-made for Cadillac. Source: www.caranddriver.com