It's about one-tenth as fast as a Lamborghini Gallardo.
In other words, 0.0312 mach is 0.120 times the speed of a Lamborghini Gallardo, and the speed of a Lamborghini Gallardo is 8.30 times that amount.(for Gallardo LP 550-2, a.k.a. Valentino Balboni, 2009 model)
The Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 model Gallardo has a top speed of 0.270 mach. The Gallardo can reach speeds of 0.084 mach in just 3.9 seconds.
It's about one-tenth as fast as The TGV (train).
In other words, 0.0312 mach is 0.120 times the speed of The TGV (train), and the speed of The TGV (train) is 8.30 times that amount.(Train à Grande Vitesse) (for SNCF TGV Réseau, a.k.a. "Network" model, a.k.a. TGV-R) (maximum speed)
The TGV Réseau sets have a top speed of 0.270 mach. The train is capable of travelling the 425 km (264 mi) distance from Paris to Lyon in East-Central France in about two hours.
It's about one-tenth as fast as an Arrow (archery).
In other words, 0.0312 mach is 0.11540 times the speed of an Arrow (archery), and the speed of an Arrow (archery) is 8.6660 times that amount.(250 g arrow fired from 60#/28" bow)
A 250 gram arrow will reach speeds of approximately 0.27040 mach when fired from a 60-lb, 28-inch draw bow . Archeological evidence from the Ahrensburg valley near Hamburg, Germany indicates that arrows have been used since at least 11 to 12,000 years ago.
It's about one-tenth as fast as a Porsche 911.
It's about one-tenth as fast as The CRH (train).
In other words, 0.0312 mach is 0.110 times the speed of The CRH (train), and the speed of The CRH (train) is 9.10 times that amount.(a.k.a. Hexie Hao, 和谐号, a.k.a. 和諧號, a.k.a. Héxié Hào, a.k.a. "Harmony")
The CRH-3 train which runs on China's Beijing-Tianjin Intercity Railway are capable of speeds up to 0.290 mach. Theses train can make the 120 km (74 mi) journey from Beijing to Tianjin in about 30 minutes.
It's about one-tenth as fast as a Peregrine Falcon.
In other words, 0.0312 mach is 0.0958 times the speed of a Peregrine Falcon, and the speed of a Peregrine Falcon is 10.40 times that amount.(a.k.a. Peregrine, a.k.a. Duck Hawk, Falco peregrinus)
The Peregrine Falcon can reach speeds of up to 0.3260 mach when diving. Falcons are sometimes sent to scare smaller birds away from airports to improve air traffic safety and were used in World War II to intercept carrier pigeons used by enemy forces.
It's about twenty times as fast as an Iceberg.
In other words, the speed of an Iceberg is 0.05 times 0.0312 mach.(a.k.a. Berg) (Newfoundland iceberg average)
Moved by ocean currents and wind, icebergs can drift at speeds of about 0.002 mach. The largest iceberg ever recorded was a found near Baffin Island, Nunavut and was estimated to be nine billion metric tons.