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THE NEW M3

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The sports car icon with exhilarating performance and unrestricted everyday usability: 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 High-Performance M TwinPower Turbo engine and highly developed technologies derived from motorsport, such as the M specific suspension with Active M Differential. The vehicle's athletic character is underlined by the powerful M design, new expressive exterior colours as well as newly designed LED headlights.
BMW M3 Sedan:
Fuel consumption combined in l/100 km 10.2
CO2 emissions combined in g/km 231
CO2 class G
BMW M3 Competition Sedan:
Fuel consumption combined in l/100 km 9.9
CO2 emissions combined in g/km 224
CO2 class G
BMW M3 Competition Sedan with M xDrive:
Fuel consumption combined in l/100 km 10.2
CO2 emissions combined in g/km 230
CO2 class G

BMW M3 COMPETITION SEDAN WITH M xDRIVE.

BMW M3 Competition Sedan with M xDriveBMW M3 Competition Sedan with M xDrive

5 POWERFUL FACTS.

  • High-Performance M TwinPower Turbo inline-6-cylinder
  • Max. output: 390 kW (530 hp)
  • 0 to 100 km/h in 3.5 seconds
  • 8-speed M Steptronic transmission with Drivelogic
  • M xDrive four-wheel drive with Active M differential

 

BMW M3 COMPETITION SEDAN.

BMW M3 Competition Sedan.BMW M3 Competition Sedan.

5 POWERFUL FACTS.

  • High-Performance M TwinPower Turbo inline-6-cylinder
  • Max. output: 375 kW (510 hp)
  • 0 to 100 km/h in 3.9 seconds
  • 8-speed M Steptronic transmission with Drivelogic
  • Rear-wheel drive with Active M differential

BMW M3 SEDAN.

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5 POWERFUL FACTS.

  • High-Performance M TwinPower Turbo inline-6-cylinder
  • Max. output: 353 kW (480 hp)
  • 0 to 100 km/h in 4.2 seconds
  • Manual M 6-speed transmission
  • Rear-wheel drive with Active M differential
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530 HP

530 hp maximum output is developed by the M TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder petrol engine of the BMW M3 Competition Sedan with M xDrive.

PULSE DRIVER WITH RACING GENES.

BMW M TwinPower Turbo inline-6-cylinder petrol engine. BMW M TwinPower Turbo inline-6-cylinder petrol engine.

The inline 6-cylinder engine featuring M TwinPower Turbo Technology, available in three performance levels, 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 at any time. The BMW M3 Competition Sedan with M xDrive accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in just 3.5 seconds and from 0 to 200 km/h in just 11.8 seconds – a new benchmark.

BMW M3 Competition Sedan with M xDrive in Frozen Tampa Bay Green metallicBMW M3 Competition Sedan with M xDrive in Frozen Tampa Bay Green metallic
Expressive: BMW Individual special paint finish Frozen Tampa Bay Green metallic.

The engine's design features directly derive from motor racing and include the extremely stiff crankcase, which is manufactured in a sleeveless closed-deck design, the weight-reduced forged crankshaft and the iron coating, which is applied to the cylinder liners in an arc wire spraying process (AWSP). Manufactured in a 3-D printing process, the cylinder head core features an optimised routing of the coolant ducts, something that cannot be realised using conventional metal casting technology. In this way, both weight and temperature management are optimised. Like the cooling system, the oil supply is also aligned to the special demands of racetrack use. 

TECHNICAL HIGHLIGHTS.

Adaptive M suspension.

Excellent dynamics, exceptional roadholding and improved comfort on long journeys: 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.

Direct application of force, reduced wear, and corrosion-free: 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 metallic on the outside.

M xDrive.

BMW M xDrive with Active M Differential, available for the BMW M3 Competition, 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 M3 Competition models offers numerous shifting options: This ranges from efficient and comfortable to sporty and even racing style with extremely short shift times. Shift manually using the gear lever or the gearshift paddles on the steering wheel, or select one of three automatic programmes using Drivelogic.

M specific braking system.

In addition to saving approximately two kilograms in weight, the integrated M specific braking system 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.

BMW INDIVIDUAL.

BMW M3 Sedan in BMW Individual special paint finish Frozen Deep Green metallic.BMW M3 Sedan in BMW Individual special paint finish Frozen Deep Green metallic.
BMW M3 Sedan in BMW Individual special paint finish Frozen Deep Green metallic.

Express your personality with BMW Individual: high-quality leather upholstery and impressive special paint finishes are available for all BMW M3 automobiles and represent the most exclusive form of dynamic driving pleasure. With over 150 fascinating BMW Individual paint finishes, you can give free rein to your creativity.

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BMW M3 Sedan:
Fuel consumption combined in l/100 km 10.2
CO2 emissions combined in g/km 231
CO2 class G
BMW M3 Competition Sedan:
Fuel consumption combined in l/100 km 9.9
CO2 emissions combined in g/km 224
CO2 class G
BMW M3 Competition Sedan with M xDrive:
Fuel consumption combined in l/100 km 10.2
CO2 emissions combined in g/km 230
CO2 class G

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