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. Continue Reading...
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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. Continue Reading...
Don’t think the new BMW M5, or M3 are performance oriented enough? BMW apparently knows the feeling, and is teasing new versions of the M3 Coupe and M5 Sedan. Continue Reading...
While BMW is out testing its new, next-generation M3, automotive enthusiasts are speculating what will come underneath the hood when it’s finally released as a 2014 model year vehicle. Initially it was believed that the 2014 M3 would see a tri-turbo, straight-six engine, but now a BMW insider is claiming that a 3.0L, twin-turbo V6… Continue Reading...
BMW‘s M cars are always anxiously awaited by fans thanks to the legacy of performance that is attached to the brand. It seems the newest M badge to adorn a BWM will be attached to the 3-series, and our spy photographers snapped some spy photos of the M3 testing somewhere in Sweden. Not much is… Continue Reading...
BMW enthusiasts in the United Kingdom will get to enjoy a Limited Edition 500 model of the current-generation M3 Coupe and Convertible. Limited to 500 units, the special edition mostly features aesthetic accessories including dark-chrome details on the double kidney grille, side fender plates and a quad-tipped exhaust setup. Additionally, it comes with the popular… Continue Reading...
The corkscrew at Laguna Seca is one of the most noticeable landmarks in the world to any automotive enthusiast. So BMW got clever with the famous turn with a new marketing video for its X5M, proving that it can even best its M3 counterpart on the track. The video starts out as your standard on-track… Continue Reading...
Attendees to the 2012 Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto, Canada might not get to ogle all the cool cars that we did in Detroit, but at least BMW brought something to show off: a special edition BMW Individual paint job. Seen here is the Frozen Silver finish that was first offered on the M3 last… Continue Reading...
Those guys over at Autobild sure know how to have some fun. They decided to do grab every current BMW M model and pit them off against one another at Germany’s Sachsenring track in Bernsdorf. The fastest time of the day from their shootout was BMW’s M3 GTS, equipped with semi-slicks with a time of 1:37.30… Continue Reading...
Initially introduced in Europe half a year ago to commemorate 40 years of M, the BMW M3 Competition Edition will soon be available in the United States in an extremely limited amount of only 40 coupes. The limited edition Competition coupe will only be available with a Frozen Silver exterior paint, M3 GTS 19-inch rims… Continue Reading...
First it was the bi-turbo V6 patent that leaked, and now BMW has filed for a patent on their electric turbocharger, leading to new rumors for what will potentially power the next generation M3. Ever since BMW started regularly employing turbochargers on their factory powerplants, they’ve been seeking ways to efficiently address the issues of… Continue Reading...
BMW M3 owners looking to transform their ride to a GT-inspired race car lookalike can now turn to CLP Automotive’s Interceptor kit to accomplish the task. The full carbon fiber widebody conversion kit doesn’t come cheap though, priced at around $12,400. Your hard-earned dollars will get you a new front bumper, hood, fenders (with lower… Continue Reading...
BMW has unveiled the M3 DTM, a high performance race car that will compete in the 2012 DTM (German Touring Car) series. The M3 debuted at BMW Welt in Munich, and is a very exciting event after a two decade absence of BMW at DTM. Between 1987 and 1992, the M3 won 40 race and had over… Continue Reading...
BMW has taken the cover off its jaw-dropping M3 DTM Concept Car, giving us a taste of what will hit the track in the upcoming 2012 DTM season. Even though the German automaker has announced that the looks of the car will most likely change considerably leading up to its first race, we hope they… Continue Reading...
BMW will release a new special edition 335i, thanks to the high demand for the quick selling M3 Frozen Black Edition. The 335i Performance Edition will feature a boost in power and some distinguishing features. BMW has announced an additional 20-hp and an extra 32 lb-ft of torque added to the standard model’s 300-hp and… Continue Reading...
Martino Auto Concepts in Glen Cove, New York, started out by specializing in repairing accident vehicles and are only one of eight facilities in North America to feature a Celette fixture bench and a Carbench Octopus. This allows Martino Auto Concepts (MAC for short) to become a factory approved BMW repair facility while having the… Continue Reading...
Despite not having even been a week since BMW first announced the M3 CRT, rumor has it that all 67 units are already spoken for. This comes from a German publication, Autobild, but has not yet been confirmed by BMW themselves. It wouldn’t surprise us though that this limited edition M3 is already sold out,… Continue Reading...
Remember, it’s not a computer monitor. BMW’s hi-po M3, the CRT, gets an introductory video showcasing its array of carbon fiber and suspension enhancements. If the regular M3 is too boring, the CRT (which stands for Carbon Racing Technology) should liven things up: it gets a carbon fiber hood that’s a quarter of the regular… Continue Reading...
BMW will unveil its M3 DTM car next month to compete in next year’s DTM touring car race series. The Bavarian automaker has not competed in the series for 18 years but feels its car will pack a serious punch. BMW has recently been with the DTM umbrella organization ITR e. V. and other manufacturers… Continue Reading...
BMW is now offering the very rare 2011 Frozen Black Edition M3 Coupe. Like last year’s 15-minute sell out matte-finish M3, only 20 of these will be made, making them very desirable. This M3 will come with a full factory warranty(unlike last years color) and BMW says it will provide buyers with instructions on how… Continue Reading...
BMW is continue to show their undying support and love for the Chinese market with yet another special edition M3 for China. This time it’s been dubbed the Carbon Edition M3 and features mostly aesthetic and interior upgrades while performance is unchanged. The carbon edition M3 will be limited to just 111 units and will… Continue Reading...
Vorsteiner has made quite a splash with its GTRS3 carbon fiber wide body conversion for the current generation BMW E92 M3. And for Bimmerfest 2011 (which just passed), Vorsteiner decided to debut another widebody M3 project; this time sporting a red and white theme that won itself the nickname of Candy Cane. The car started… Continue Reading...
This is hardly the first time we’ve uttered words about G-Power’s BMW M3 GTS, but we all have a sense of relief now that it’s officially official – pricing and all. For those living under a rock, the BMW M3 GTS is a high-powered and lighter weight (220-lbs lighter) M3 variant just full of race-inspired… Continue Reading...
Depending on your opinion of the M3 V8, this may be upsetting. BMW may be considering a V6 engine for the next generation BMW M3. You read that correctly, V6 instead of their famous traditional inline 6. According to M3post.com, BMW may decide on one of four different power-plants. The first option is to strap a… Continue Reading...