Archive for the ‘3 Series’ Category

BMW Driving Experience in Sweden

Apr
15

BMW Driving Experience in Sweden t BMW Driving Experience in SwedenThe BMW Driving Experience program has recently visited Arjeplog, Sweden, which is no less than 60 km south of the polar circle.

The test aimed to teach the drivers and owners of ///M cars, what to do on ice and snow, when sitting behind the steering wheel of BMW M3 and particularly the E92 model.

BMW E92 M3 is powered by S65B40 – 4.0 litre V8 delivering 420PS (309 kW) at 8300RPM and 400Nm (295 lb-ft) at 3900RPM. 0 to 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph) – electronically limited. Without the limiter, E92 M3 can easily pass 300 km/h (186 mph).

Of course, the tested models were fitted with spiked tyres to maintain traction. (more…)

BMW 3-Series and 4-Series Winners – 2014 Annual Magazine Awards

Apr
11

2014 bmw m4 25 4 BMW 3 Series and 4 Series Winners   2014 Annual Magazine AwardsBMW managed to take two more awards from Automobile Magazine in the US. This time the winners are the 2014 BMW 3 Series Sedan and all-new BMW 4 Series Coupe.

“The BMW 3 Series is a perennial Automobile Magazine All-Star award winner, with this being its eighteenth year on the list. For 2014, the 3 Series name refers to four-door models, while coupe and convertible versions get the 4 Series badge. The 3 Series/
4 Series sums up a lifetime of automotive hopes and dreams for generations of American automotive enthusiasts.”, said the editors at Automobile Magazine. (more…)

BMW 3-Series F30 M Performance Edition

Apr
07

BMW 3 Series F30 M Performance Edition tt BMW 3 Series F30 M Performance EditionBMW has introduced a range of ///M Performance accessories for 3-Series F30 in South Africa. The German manufacturer has already presented ///M Performance packages for X5 and X6 as well as the 1-Series and 5-Series F10. Now it is turn to F30.

The ///M Performance Edition model features a black front grille, a pair of aerodynamic side skirts and a carbon fiber rear spoiler. There are also carbon fiber mirror covers, ///M-Sport brake system and a set of 19” alloy wheels fitted with performance tires.

The options list also include ///M Performance stripes, an ///M Performance sports exhaust system and exclusive Laguna Seca Blue or Valencia Orange paint scheme. The ///M Performance Power Kit boosts the engine at least with 13HP (10 kW) and 30Nm (22 lb-ft) of torque (for 320d). (more…)

Abu Dhabi BMW 3-Series F30 335i M Performance

Apr
03

abu dhabi bmw 3 series f30 335i m performance tt Abu Dhabi BMW 3 Series F30 335i M PerformanceAbu Dhabi Motors is now offering a 3-Series F30 335i with full ///M Performance Package.

The tuned Sedan comes with nice Melbourne Red metallic exterior paint job as well as a new front splitter, new front and rear bumpers, a new rear diffuser, mirror caps and side skirts. All parts are made exclusively from carbon fiber. There is also a full ///M Performance exhaust system, a trunk-mounted spoiler and black 20” alloy wheels fitted with performance tires. (more…)

2015 BMW M3 and M4 – US Price $62,925 and $65,125

Apr
03

2014 bmw m3 tt 2015 BMW M3 and M4 – US Price $62,925 and $65,125 BMW US is now offering 2015 M3 Sedan and M4 Coupe. They are priced from from $62,925 and $65,125, respectively, which means that the Sedan is $5,350 more expensive than its predecessor (E90 M3) and the coupe cost just $2,800 more than the previous version (E92 M3).

The option list includes carbon ceramic brakes for additional $8,150. The Driver Assistance Package is $1,900 and includes side-view camera, autonomous braking, lane departure warning system and blind spot monitoring. BMW is also offering an Executive package for $4,300 packing a rear-view camera, head-up display, heated rear seats, parking sensors, heated steering wheel, keyless entry and satellite radio.

The exclusive options for M4 are the 19” alloy wheels for $1,200 and the Adaptive ///M Suspension for additional $1,000.

As a reminder, the engine is a 3.0 liter TwinPower Turbo Inline six-cylinder – 431HP (317 kW) at 5,500RPM and 550Nm (406 lb-ft) at 1,850RPM. The engine is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox as standard. 0-100 km/h in 4.3 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph) or an optional 280 km/h (174 mph). The acceleration is even better, when fitted with the optional 7-speed ///M DCT – 4.1 seconds to 100 km/h. The new M3 and M4 are able to cover 100 km with just 8.8 liters of fuel in the combined cycle with the manual transmission and 8.3 liter with the DCT.

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2015 BMW M3 and M4 – US Price

Mar
31

2015 bmw m4 coupe 20 2015 BMW M3 and M4 – US PriceBMW US has officially announced the pricing of the 2015 M3 Sedan and M4 Coupe. They are priced from $62,925 and $65,125, respectively, which means that the Sedan is $5,350 more expensive than its predecessor (E90 M3) and the coupe costs just $2,800 more than the previous version (E92 M3).

  • The options list includes:
  • Carbon ceramic brakes – $8,150
  • Driver Assistance Package – $1,900 – side-view camera, autonomous braking, lane departure warning system and blind spot monitoring.
  • Executive package – $4,300 – a rear-view camera, head-up display, heated rear seats, parking sensors, heated steering wheel, keyless entry and satellite radio.

The exclusive options for M4 are:

  • 19” alloy wheels – $1,200
  • Adaptive ///M Suspension – $1,000. (more…)

MB Individual BMW E91 335i Touring – 400HP

Feb
20

MB Individual BMW E91 335i Touring tt MB Individual BMW E91 335i Touring   400HPMB Individual Cars has unveiled their latest project based on BMW E91 335i Touring. The estate comes with styling and performance ugprades.

The 3.0 liter turbocharged gasoline engine is boosted to 400HP (294 kW) – an increase of 94HP. The result is thanks to a new piper cross air filter, sports middle muffler and tail-pipes as well as an ECU re-map.

Other upgrades include a matte blue metallic exterior wrap and tinted windows. There is also a bi-color wrap for the rear diffuser and partial wrap for the interior. The front of the car gets a new bumper from the 1-Series Coupe, a hood from the facelift model and ///M side sills as well as LED headlamps and Blackline taillights. (more…)

Vorsteiner BMW E92 M3 with Flow Forged V-FF 101

Feb
11

vorsteiner bmw e92 m3 coupe t Vorsteiner BMW E92 M3 with Flow Forged V FF 101 Vorsteiner has unveiled their latest project based on BMW M3 E92.

The sports coupe rolls Flow Forged V-FF 101 wheels fitted with Michelin Pilot Super Sports tires. The dimensions of the wheels are 10J x 19” and 11J x 19” front and rear, respectively.

There is also a GTS-V front spoiler and a Type II rear diffuser. Last, but not least is the new boot lid. (more…)

G-Power BMW M3 E92 Hurricane 337 Edition

Jan
28

G Power BMW M3 E92 Hurricane 337 Edition hot t G Power BMW M3 E92 Hurricane 337 EditionG-Power M3 SK II CS Hurricane 337 Edition managed to hit 337.6 km/h (210 mph). The tuned sport car comes with a number of performance upgrades.

The engine is a .6 liter supercharged V8 – 651HP (452 kW) at 8,100RPM and 595Nm (441 lb-ft) of torque at 5,900RPM. 0-200 km/h in 12.2 seconds and a top speed of over 337 km/h (210 mph). There is also a full titanium lightweight exhaust system with racing catalytic converters. (more…)

BMW – Engine Updates for 2014

Jan
24

2014 bmw 2 series coupe t BMW – Engine Updates for 2014BMW is going to offer a lot of interesting models and upgrades this year. The German manufacturer will offer 218d, 225d, 335d Gran Turismo xDrive, 430d xDrive and 428i.

The 2-Series Coupe will be available as 218d – 143HP (105 kW) and 320Nm (236 lb-ft) of torque and 225d – 218HP (160 kW) and 450Nm (333 lb-ft). The 218d comes with 6-speed manual and can be paired with 8-speed automatic, while the 225d is only available with 8-speed automatic gearbox. BMW 218d Coupe accelerates 0-100 km/h in 8.9 seconds, while the 225d Coupe needs only 6.3 seconds. The small diesel consumes 4.2 liters / 100 km, while the powerful one needs 4.7 liters / 100 km. (more…)

BMW M3 F80 and M4 F82 [video]

Jan
17

2014 bmw m4 tt BMW M3 F80 and M4 F82 [video]The engine powering the new M3 and M4 is 3.0 liter TwinPower Turbo Inline six-cylinder – 431HP (317 kW) at 5,500RPM and 550Nm (406 lb-ft) at 1,850RPM. The engine is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox as standard. 0-100 km/h in 4.3 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph) or an optional 280 km/h (174 mph). The acceleration is even better, when fitted with the optional 7-speed ///M DCT – 4.1 seconds to 100 km/h. The new M3 and M4 are able to cover 100 km with just 8.8 liters of fuel in the combined cycle with the manual transmission and 8.3 liter with the DCT. (more…)

BMW M3 F80 and M4 F82 – Price

Jan
16

  2014 bmw m3 t BMW M3 F80 and M4 F82 – PriceBMW US priced the new M3 and M4 – $62,000 and $64,200 (excluding $925 destination and handling tax).

The engine is sports cars is the well-known 3.0 liter TwinPower Turbo Inline six-cylinder – 431HP (317 kW) at 5,500RPM and 550Nm (406 lb-ft) at 1,850RPM. The engine is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox as standard. 0-100 km/h in 4.3 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph) or an optional 280 km/h (174 mph). The acceleration is even better, when fitted with the optional 7-speed ///M DCT – 4.1 seconds to 100 km/h. The new M3 and M4 are able to cover 100 km with just 8.8 liters of fuel in the combined cycle with the manual transmission and 8.3 liter with the DCT.