BMW had the honor of opening this year’s Auto Show in Detroit representing the new generation of M3. After separation of the compact lines of the 3-Series ( sedan and wagon ) and 4-Series ( coupe and convertible ), the new 2015 M3 will again be available only as a sedan , also with the new turbo I6 engine for the first time in the 26 – year history where this giant used a normally aspirated engine, which attained a maximum power at high revs.
2015 BMW M3 engine
Under the hood of 2015 BMW M3 lies a new 3.0L twin – turbo I6 engine, which is based on BMW’s famous N55 engine of the same size, which is built into the BMW 335i, but with a few changes to the engine block his power increased to 425 hp and 548 Nm torque. The power is 11 hp and 149 Nm of torque higher in comparison with atmospheric 4.0L V8 engine that replaces, with a weight of 205 kg is also ten pounds lighter. With an impressive 143 hp per liter, said power was also highest in this category ever offered in an M car, and it is interesting that the 3.0L engine in the tiniest M3 since 1991, when the 2.3L withdrawn from use. Power will be transmitted to the rear wheels via a seven-speed automatic transmission, which is borrowed from the larger M5 , as well as new and launch control and the so-called “burnout setting” that prevents wheel spin at lower speeds. German giant promises to accelerate to 100 km/h it is 4.3 seconds with a limited top speed of 250 km/h, but with the removal limiter maximum speed jumps to 280 km / h. Other mechanical changes of 2015 BMW M3 apply to significantly improved suspension, thanks to lighter materials and BMW ‘s engineers have managed to take off five pounds in weight.
2015 BMW M3 redesign
From the design of the 2015 BMW M3 changes are the way we are used to from the M cars, more aggressive bumpers and 18 – inch rims while the interior received sports seats and a larger selection of standard and optional equipment.
2015 BMW M3 release date
New 2015 BMW M3 , and M4 , you should start with sales worldwide in the summer. On paper company from Munich has made another winner, and will it be enough against competitors such as the Mercedes C63 AMG , Audi RS4 and future Cadillac ATS -V will show the time.
2015 BMW M3 price
At Detroit Motor Show, German manufacturer has again demonstrated the new M4 , which was officially launched earlier, and besides by the door of the two cars will be identical. Their price will also be very similar and only 500 euros (about $ 700 ) that will set them apart , and the 2015 BMW M3 will be a little less expensive with a starting price of 56,200 euros ( 76,700 dollars ).