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 |  Apr 17 2014, 10:56 AM

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BMW took a reciprocating saw to the roof of the M4 and the resulting car is on display here at the 2014 New York Auto Show.

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 |  Apr 16 2014, 3:27 PM

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BMW is adding another dimension to its ultra-high-performance family of M vehicles. The new M3 sedan and M4 coupe will soon be joined by a drop-top model.

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 |  Jan 22 2014, 9:02 AM

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You can’t build a truly great car without an exceptional engine. Powertrain is the heart and soul of every vehicle on the road; it’s the mechanical equivalent of life. Without propulsion systems cars are little more than expensive, over-engineered pieces of yard art.

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 |  Jan 13 2014, 4:04 PM

2015-BMW-M3-M4-Main-ArtBMW revealed two jaw-dropping performance cars at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The M3 sedan and M4 coupe are race-bred and ready for the track or a twisting mountain road near you.

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 |  Jan 13 2014, 10:11 AM

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Despite the rising cost of fuel and growing concerns about the environment, performance cars are not dead, not yet at least. Catering to true enthusiasts, BMW just fired a double-barrel salvo at the market with its hot new M3 sedan and M4 coupe.

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 |  Oct 29 2013, 8:57 PM

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The production version of the 2014 BMW M3 isn’t expected to make its public debut until the 2014 Detroit Auto Show, but a video revealing the sedan has appeared on the Internet.

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 |  Oct 03 2013, 5:32 PM

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It might be almost 2020 when it happens, but BMW M models will finally bring all-wheel drive to its production cars.

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 |  Sep 26 2013, 5:01 PM

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The next-generation BMW M3 and M4 models will have optional carbon-fiber backed seats, similar to those found in the BMW M3 CRT model.

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 |  Sep 24 2013, 9:02 PM

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BMW is promising its new M3 sedan and M4 coupe will bring a new interpretation of the German automaker’s popular sports cars, while raising the bar for performance once again.

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 |  Aug 28 2013, 10:45 AM

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New spy photos of an M3 are hinting that the latest in high-performance from BMW is close to production.

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 |  Aug 20 2013, 9:45 AM

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Can’t get enough of the BMW Concept M4 Coupe? You’re not alone.

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 |  Aug 19 2013, 11:58 AM

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BMW’s 3 Series Coupe is fading away. It’s soon to be replaced by the all-new 2014 4 Series, a car that’s powered by either a four- or six-cylinder turbo. But what about drivers that want even more performance than what’s provided by these base engines? There’s no need to call Scooby Doo and company because the Concept M4 Coupe is a pretty obvious clue as to what’s in the works.

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 |  Jul 22 2013, 9:05 PM

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The next-generation of BMW M models is currently undergoing track testing, as AutoGuide‘s spy photographers have caught both the new M3 sedan and M4 coupe in action.

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 |  Jun 04 2013, 8:09 PM

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One of the more extravagant offerings BMW has for new-car buyers is to take European delivery of their vehicle. What could possibly go wrong with flying to Germany to pick up your new Bimmer at the BMW Welt and driving it on the Nurburgring before it gets shipped to America? As it turns out, lots.

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Commute, Toy or Destroy – Battle of the BMW M3s

Which M3 Should Head to the Crusher?

 |  Apr 27 2013, 12:01 PM

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We are back with this week’s installment of AutoGuide’s newest, interactive weekly feature “Commute, Toy or Destroy.”

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 |  Jan 17 2013, 3:27 PM

While it isn’t the first time this has happened, BMW’s M3 will be a sedan when the next generation arrives and the latest spy photos show it in its most recent prototype.

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 |  Sep 14 2012, 9:31 AM

Rumors can finally be put to bed today, as the next-generation BMW M3 will run using a turbocharged inline six-cylinder engine. 

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 |  Aug 24 2012, 12:02 PM

Details are surfacing on the next-generation BMW M3, as we continue to wonder whether or not it’ll be offered with a manual transmission. It’s starting to appear that the sedan M3 model will be available with a dual-clutch transmission only, while the coupe M4 will probably see a manual option.

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 |  Aug 14 2012, 6:25 PM

Making yet another spy photo appearance, the 2014 BMW M3 which will drop from a V8 to a V6 was caught running round the Nurburgring.

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 |  Aug 08 2012, 11:42 AM

One of the most illustrious names in German sport sedan history, the BMW M3 will transition away from its naturally aspirated engine roots in the upcoming model meant to bow at next year’s Geneva Motor Show, doing so without a manual transmission.

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 |  Jul 06 2012, 1:58 PM

BMW has announced a new special edition for the outgoing M3, called the Lime Rock Park edition.

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 |  Jun 26 2012, 2:01 PM

Ten Turbocharged Cars We Can't Wait to Get Our Hands On


Turbocharged vehicles are quickly becoming the answer to having a fuel-efficient vehicle, with exciting performance. They seem to all be geared towards the sensible enthusiast, offering sporty dynamics, while still getting solid fuel efficiency. 

Here’s some of the upcoming turbo-charged vehicles you can expect in the next few years. We’ve got some spy-pictures, and concept designs,  even though some details of these cars are still unknown.

 |  May 25 2012, 11:45 AM

Fans of BMW‘s high-performance M Division (and who isn’t) have something big to look forward to: brand expansion far and beyond what we already know in the lineup according to BMW American CEO Ludwig Willisch.

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 |  May 24 2012, 5:38 PM

Volvo is out to prove that even at the performance level it can compete with Germany’s luxury brands and is going about doing so with the Polestar S60.

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