Counterpart to the M4 Coupe mountain feature video, here’s one of the F80 M3 in the European mountains.
Our mega gallery from the I ///M Delivered BIMMERPOST group european delivery event!
The I ///M Delivered BIMMERPOST group european delivery is well underway as you can see from these photos.
Over 20 BIMMERPOST members will collect their F80 M3 and F82 M4 from the BMW Welt today and tomorrow. They then embark on a week-long European Delivery adventure together!
Check out these F80 M3 dyno and weight figures from EAS.
Here’s what we’ve all been waiting for! This being the first F80 at EAS’s facility, forum member tightie decided to inspect this Yas Marina Blue M3 on a lift, weigh it on the scales and strap it to the dyno.
On the scales, this F80 M3 weighed in at 3590 lbs (pounds) with a nearly 50/50 weight distribution. The dyno numbers are what really impressed us, though. BMW claims this motor makes 425hp … CONTINUED
We’re here attending the annual BMW M Festival at the Nürburgring 24 Hours race this weekend where BMW has just debuted the BMW M4 equipped with a catalog of M Performance Parts, including:
Titanium M Performance exhaust system with carbon finishers
Front splitter with carbon fiber blades
Carbon Fiber rear diffusor
Carbon fiber trunk spoiler
Carbon fiber mirror caps
Have a first look and audio sample of the BMW M4 (F82) Akrapovic Exhaust.
Some great insight into how the F80 M3 (and M4 by relation) compares against the Audi RS5, by an RS5 owner, from a back-to-back driving comparison.
So, I went by BMW of Silver Spring after work for my turn in the MG M3 and made sure I drove my RS5 so that I could get an immediate, back to back impression of M3 and as I drove the RS5 home.
Here are my thoughts…
Looks: The F80 simply looks FANTASTIC! Especially, in the MG! YMB and SS … CONTINUED
Every year some friends of mine (Team Orga) organize a BMW 1er and 3er car show. In past years we always held the show(s) at the BMW Welt. But last year we simply outgrew that parking lot. So this year’s show was held at a much larger parking lot. Metro is kind of the German version of Price Club.
We even had some crazy BMW lovers(nuts) come all the way from Moscow, Russia! Some 5K kms one way! Now that’s some RESPECT! … CONTINUED
FIRST EVER BIMMERPOST “I ///M DELIVERED” USA ED GROUP TOUR EXPERIENCE BEGINS
TODAY FEATURING THE GLOBAL LAUNCH OF THE 2015 BMW M3 / M4 IN A
FIVE COUNTRY DRIVING EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME!!
JUNE 17th – JUNE 28th
NOW THE JOURNEY BEGINS..
Fast Forward to present day and the itinerary is now final, plane tickets are in hand from all over the country, and the last of the paperwork required has been completed by 22 lucky members of BIMMERPOST.com who have survived the gauntlet of … CONTINUED
SIGFest is the annual meeting of the members of the E30 M3 Special Interest Group. This year marks the 15th SIGFest gathering and could not have been held at a better venue, BMW of North America. BMW NA was kind enough to open their doors and extensive property to some of the most dedicated automotive enthusiasts that I have ever met. The excitement in the air was palpable. Some of the most pristine E30 M3s on the East Coast juxtaposed by BMW’s newest offerings, … CONTINUED
BIMMERPOST member chases the M4 coupe on the Nurburgring in his Corvette Z06.
We recently traveled to Road America in Wisconsin to sample the new M4 and M3 for the North American press launch. As a previous owner of a Silverstone II 6 speed E90 M3, I was excited to drive the new Ms to find out how they compare!
Manual Purists Rejoice
The first piece of great news about the new M4 and M3 is that BMW offers the three pedal manual transmission as standard.
Some members have asked whether the new manual transmission retains the same rubbery shift … CONTINUED
Congratulations to Josh (tightie) for being our very first US F80 M3 delivery!
What we have here is two very rare, heavily modified Individual E92 M3’s. The BMW Individual color choices paired with the full Mode Carbon solutions, ESS supercharged madness, as well as a slew of tasteful choices and mouthwatering accessories come together for a final presentation that is utterly jaw dropping. No expense was spared by the owners of these two vehicles, and no details were overlooked at the experienced hands of EAS, C2KMotorsports and RPM when building these masterpieces. These builds are a testament … CONTINUED
Sportauto has also put the F82 M4 on a dyno. Here is the resulting plot graph.
BMW and GoPro have teamed up to integrate the GoPro App with ConnectedDrive BMW cars. A GoPro camera may now be configured and controlled using BMW’s iDrive controller and screen. Take a ride with Justin Bell as he takes the barnd-new BMW M4 out for laps and finds the entire lineage of BMW M3 performance cars.
Sportauto has run the F80 M3 and F82 M4 at the Nurburgring and Hockenheim. Here are their laptimes.
Nurburgring: 7.52 min
Hochenheim: 1.12,18 min
O-100km/h 4.2 sec
0-160kmh 8.8 sec
0-200kmh 13.7 sec
Tyres: Michelin Pilot Supersport + ceramic brakes
Total score: 78 points (M3 E92: 70 p, 911 Carrera s: 90 points)
Watch the gauges of the BMW M4 and Alpina B3 bi-turbo as they accelerate.