It’s always interesting to hear the history of the BMW M3 rehashed, but even more fun when you get to see them all together. Even more than that, we get to hear and see them all being driven in this recap of the BMW M3′s evolution, from E30 to E36 to E46 to the E90.
BWS Motorsports’ Marc Norris takes us through the generations.
P.S., if you’re interested, here’s a chart comparing the technical specs of all M3 generations [tech specs chart].
About 50 BMW M3 CSL owners from different parts of Europe came to the BMW Welt in Munich to celebrate the CSL’s 10th birthday. The forward-thinking intelligent lightweight technology set the benchmark for the car construction of future models.
A twin turbo E90 M3 is on the way! Gintani teases their upcoming twin turbo build on M3POST.
More to come… for now see the teaser images.
Latest footage of the 2014 BMW M3 (F80) from track testing at the Nurburgring.
BIMMERPOST member swamp2, an engineer, updates his F80 M3 / F82 M4 performance simulations and predictions, based on the latest info, rumors, and speculations.
The result predicts an even faster M3/M4 than he previously simulated!
An M3POST member shares his newly delivered Phoenix Yellow E92 M3 with us:
After 3.5 months of patiently waiting, my 2013 Phoenix Yellow/Fox Red Extended E92 M3 is here. As far as I know it is one of very very very few in the country. No pictures I have ever taken have done justice to show this color properly, something you must see in person to truly appreciate and give an honest opinion of.
I am one of the few who is completely obsessed with Phoenix Yellow (owner of an e46 M3 in Phoenix as well). When I ordered this car I was somewhat concerned with how it would look as I’ve seen photos of 6 series, 5 series and even regular 3 series in Phoenix and … CONTINUED
Street vs. Air, Racecar vs. Aircraft, Drift Ace vs. Action Pilot: Drift pro Dominic Tiroch with his Dotz BMW E92 (M3) DD1 drifting versus former Red Bull Air Race world champion Hannes Arch in his Zivko Edge 540. A nail-biting battle that couldn’t be any more thrilling and comes with a surprising, action game showdown.
E92 M3 coupes with LB Performance wide body kits, which features bolt on wide body fenders and bumpers, and a carbon fiber front spoiler and trunk wing.
Check out this rare bird – a limited BMW M3 Edition Model in Monte Carlo Blue.
Interior mirror with automatic-dip
Seat adjuster, electric, with memory
Headlight cleaning system
Automatic air conditioning
Language version German
Brake Energy Regeneration
Electronic Damper Control (EDC)
Extra package, EU-specific
M double-clutch transmiss. w/Drivelogic
Fold-in outside mirror
Floor mats, velours
Warning triangle and first aid kit
Adjuster, backrest width
Storage compartment package
Seat heating driver/passenger
Armrest front, retractable
Park Distance Control (PDC)
Navigation system Professional
Expanded BMW Online Information
Preparation, mobile phone, … CONTINUED