WATCH: Every generation of BMW M3 on the drag strip... which one is quickest?

<i> Image: AFP </i>
<i> Image: AFP </i>

The BMW M3 is an iconic performance car, from the E30 all the way to the turbocharged F80 version, the M3 has a legion of fans. 

It's been hailed by motoring journalists for decades as one of the greatest performance vehicles and now we can see which model throughout all the generations is the fastest...

Car wow said: "We've pitted against each other all the M3 generations that we could get our hands on. E30 vs E46 vs E92 vs F80 – there can only be one winner. Join Mat as he takes you through a drag race, a rolling race and a brief journey through BMW M Car history. But before that... Let's race!"

What's your favourite generation of BMW M3? Email us

Watch: M Power on track 

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