BMW M3: Getting To Know More About The Quality
The BMW M3 is a sky-scraping version of the BMW 3-Series. BMW M, which is the in-house motorsport division of BMW, develops this. The M3 models have been resultant of the E series. (30, 36, 46 and 90/92/93). Sold with the option of coupes, translatable body styles and saloons, this series was a hit. The customary 3-series had undergone a sea change.
Changes in the model
The changes included additionally potent, and approachable engines, improved handling structure, altered suspension layout and advanced brake systems. The body enrichment was changed to a sleek look with an equivalent style in the accents for both in and out of the car that said “M” in the tri-color. “M” is the insignia used to connote “Motorsport”.
M5 and M3
M5 and M3 took the platform to a height that had set benchmark for the others to follow. This legacy carried on and even today, nearly all sport cars in the rank are judged against this high performer sedan, despite having powerful rivalry from Audi Quattro GmbH (Audi RS) and Mercedes-AMG.
It was 5 July 2013 when the last M3 sports car had rolled off the assemblage in Germany. The M3 tag will stay associated with the sports series; however, the coupe model will be restored by the M4 model from 2014.
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Technical Characteristics of BMW M3
Technical Characteristics of 2011 BMW M3 CRT produced by BMW (DE).
|Body Type||Saloon (sedan) 4 doors / 5 seats|
|Front Track||1540 mm|
|Rear Track||1540 mm|
|Fuel Capacity||63 liters|
|Drive Wheels||Rear wheel drive|
|Steering||rack & pinion PAS|
|Fuel Supply System||direct petrol injection|
|Max Power||450HP (331 kW) @ 8300 rpm|
|Max Torque||440Nm @ 3750 rpm|
|CO2 Emissions||295 g/Km|
|Cam Design||DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)|
|Valves per cylinder||4|
|Standard Wheels||9J x 19 EH2 / 10J x 19 EH2|
|Standard Tyres||245/35 R 19 / 265/35 R 19|
|Transmission||7 speed automatic|
|Number of gears||7|
|Acceleration 0-100 Km/h||4.4 seconds|
|Acceleration 80-120 Km/h||n/a|