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As this iconic sports car enters its sixth generation the BMW M3 Sedan and M3 Competition Sedan show just how much racing performance is possible with a BMW 3 Series. This comes courtesy of a 480 hp M TwinPower Turbo engine, rear-wheel drive and highly developed technologies derived from motorsport, such as the M specific suspension with Active M Differential. A perfectly graduated manual 6-speed M transmission with short, precise shifting enables particularly intensive interaction between driver and vehicle - in everyday driving as well as on the racetrack.
BMW M3 Sedan:
CO2 emissions combined in g/km 231–227 (WLTP)
Fuel consumption combined in l/100 km 10.1–10.0 (WLTP)
BMW M3 Competition Sedan:
CO2 emissions combined in g/km 224–223 (WLTP)
Fuel consumption combined in l/100 km 9.8 (WLTP)
BMW M3 Competition Sedan with M xDrive:
CO2 emissions combined in g/km 230–228 (WLTP)
Fuel consumption combined in l/100 km 10.1–10.0 (WLTP)

5 POWERFUL FACTS:

M TwinPower Turbo inline-6-cylinder
Max. output: 353 kW (480 hp)*
0 to 100 km/h in 4.2 seconds*
Manual 6-speed M transmission*
Puristic driving dynamics thanks to rear-wheel drive
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BMW M3 Sedan and M3 Competition Sedan

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PULSE ACCELERATOR.

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The M TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder petrol engine features superior power delivery and the striking characteristic M engine sound. Two mono-scroll turbochargers, direct High-Precision Injection, fully variable valve control and variable camshaft control ensure outstanding performance. With an output of 353 kW (480 hp) and a maximum torque of 550 Nm, the BMW M3 accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.2 seconds.

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550 Nm

550 Nm of torque is developed by the M TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder petrol engine of the BMW M3 Sedan.

TECHNICAL HIGHLIGHTS AT A GLANCE:

Adaptive M suspension.

The Adaptive M suspension makes it possible to adjust the damper characteristics to suit any given driving situation, increasing driving dynamics and comfort. In addition to the standard COMFORT setting for increased driving comfort, the SPORT programme offers firmer damper settings, and with SPORT+, the vehicle can be used on the race track.

M Carbon ceramic brake.

The optional M Carbon ceramic brake delivers braking power more directly. In addition, it contributes to a lower vehicle weight, which has a positive impact on agility, dynamics and acceleration. The technical equipment is visible through carbon-ceramic brake discs and calipers in the colour Gold matt with M lettering on the front and rear axle on the outside.

BMW M xDrive.

BMW M xDrive with Active M Differential available for BMW M3 Competition models guarantees maximum traction and driving dynamics for everyday driving, as well as at the racetrack. The M specific technology combines the typical agility of a rear-wheel drive with the control of an all-wheel drive. You can choose between the drive variants 4WD, 4WD Sport and – in DSC-off mode – 2WD.

8-speed M Steptronic sport transmission.

The 8-speed M Steptronic sport transmission with Drivelogic of the BMW M3 Competition offers numerous shifting options: extremely dynamic, particularly comfortable and smooth aswell as fuel-saving. You can shift manually using the gear lever or the gearshift paddles on the steering wheel, or select one of three automatic programmes using Drivelogic.

Integrated M specific braking system.

In addition to saving approximately 2 kg in weight, the integrated M specific braking system of the BMW M3 Competition Sedan and BMW M3 Sedan provides very high braking dynamics. For a maximum level of individualisation, the driver can choose between “Comfort” and “Sport” brake pedal parameters according to the situation. Depending on the parameters, the response behavior is designed differently. In “Sport” mode, deceleration is higher with the same distance of pedal travel particularly at low speeds while the response of the two parameter settings is very similar at high speeds.

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CURVED DISPLAY.CURVED DISPLAY.

CURVED DISPLAY.

The BMW M3 Sedan and M3 Competition Sedan are equipped as standard with BMW Operating System 8 and are therefore also be fitted with the multi-sensory control/operation system iDrive with BMW Curved Display. The fully digital screen grouping of the standard-fitted BMW Live Cockpit Plus is composed of a 12.3-inch information display behind the steering wheel and a control display with a screen diagonal of 14.9 inches. The modern cockpit design and the extended capabilities of the BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant enable a significant reduction in the number of buttons and controllers in favour of voice and touch control.
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BMW M3 COMPETITION SEDAN.

The BMW M3 Competition Sedan demonstrates genuine motor racing character both visually and technically. Propelled by a 510 hp (375 kW) high-performance M TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder petrol engine, the vehicle accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.9 seconds (BMW M3 Competition Sedan with M xDrive in 3.5 seconds) with its torque of 650 Nm. With the optional M Driver's Package, the top speed is increased to 290 km/h.
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EXCLUSIVE DESIGN.

BMW Individual features for BMW M3 and M3 Competition.

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With customised features and handcrafted details from BMW Individual, the BMW M3 Automobiles become unique and luxurious high-performance cars. The finest selection of materials, top-quality leather upholstery and special BMW Individual paint finishes are available for the most exclusive expression of dynamic driving pleasure.
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MAKE A STRONG STATEMENT.

The new BMW M Performance Parts for BMW M3 and M3 Competition.

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The BMW M3 and BMW M3 Competition are visually impressive with their emotional aesthetics and muscular design. With the high-quality equipment from BMW M Performance Parts, the car’s motorsport characteristics are emphasised even more boldly, creating an unmistakeably sporty appearance.
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BMW M3 Sedan:
CO2 emissions combined in g/km 231–227 (WLTP)
Fuel consumption combined in l/100 km 10.1–10.0 (WLTP)
BMW M3 Competition Sedan:
CO2 emissions combined in g/km 224–223 (WLTP)
Fuel consumption combined in l/100 km 9.8 (WLTP)
BMW M3 Competition Sedan with M xDrive:
CO2 emissions combined in g/km 230–228 (WLTP)
Fuel consumption combined in l/100 km 10.1–10.0 (WLTP)

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