BMW F80 M3 vs Alpina D3 – Petrol vs Diesel saloon showdown

Steve Sutcliffe has the keys to two very fast versions of the BMW 3-series: the 435bhp petrol BMW M3 and the 345bhp diesel Alpina D3. Should you satisfy your high-performance saloon cravings with a petrol or a diesel engine? Let's find out:

http://youtu.be/NoRAeL8qgSM

Author: Tim Fathers
Production: Autocar

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