BMW has released the 2015 BMW M3 and M4 spec panels (the ones you see displayed at dealers and auto shows next to the cars). These sheets show us the model highlights, as well as confirming the options and packages for the U.S. M3/M4 models. Full pricing/ordering guides are forthcoming, so check back soon.
Packages include the Driver Assistance Plus (ZDB), Executive Package (ZEC) and Lighting Package (ZLP).
From the U.S. Military Price Estimates Guide, here are the descriptions of these packages.
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Heave the best listen yet at the factory BMW M4 (F82) and M3 (F80) exhaust system yet.
The F80 M3 sedan and F82 M4 coupe have just made their European debut at the Brussels Auto Show.
We bring you the first photos!
Carsten Pries, the Director of Product at BMW M, recently had these comments to share at the Detroit Auto Show:
Electromechanical Power Steering Better Than Hydraulic?
This is the most exciting news to come from our interview. Surprised? You should be. And you probably should be skeptical until driving reviews come in but what we learned gets us excited. This is NOT the EPS that you have driven in other BMWs in the slightest. This is M’s version of EPS. New hardware, new software, new everything.
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The Myth of the “Real M Car,” an op-ed by Jalopnik.
Latest video released from BMW M.
Nice onboard engine sound. The info on the m-Power.com website explains that DSC was switched off and that this was an inside look into the development process two years ago.
Different colored 2015 M3 sedans and M4 coupes continue showing up at various auto shows across the U.S..
Here we see a Mineral Grey F82 M4 coupe and Austin Yellow F80 M3 sedan at the Houston Auto Show.
This is the closest look you’ll get at the all-new BMW M3 and M4. They’re both very quick, very good looking and loaded with tech. We also got the opportunity to start them up and rev the new engine…
The 2015 BMW M3 (F80) and M4 (F82) are hitting various auto shows across the country and we’ve now seen a Silverstone II M3 Sedan and Yas Marina Blue M4 Coupe at the DC Auto Show.
Check out some photos inside.
BMW M4 Coupe and M3 Sedan racetrack video feature from BMW M.
For the third consecutive year, the BMW Performance 200, the opening round of the 2014 Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge, will begin the North American racing season as drivers from all over the world assemble at the Daytona International Speedway for the 52nd Annual Rolex 24 at Daytona weekend.
Anthony Royer, President of Allstate Roadside Services, will serve as the Grand Marshal of the race and give the “Start Your Engines” command to the field of 64 cars that include 16 BMW race cars.
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You’ve seen our still M3 /M4 photos (reposted below), now have some live looks at the M3 and two M4 coupes from the Detroit Auto Show.
And in case you missed it from the show: We Talk M3 / M4 Nurburgring Time, Electric Steering & Other Tech Highlights w/ BMW M
Photos of the 2015 BMW M4 and M3 at the Montreal Auto Show.
Courtesy of the Build Your Own feature on BMW Belgium’s website, we can show you the first (CGI) images of the standard 18″ wheels style 513M for the F80 M3 and F82 M4.
Tire dimensions are 255/40 ZR18 at the front and 275/40 ZR18 at the rear.
An interesting note is that the 18-inch wheels won’t clear the optional M carbon ceramic brakes, which will require the optional 19-inch style 437M wheels.
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Here is the U.S. military pricing estimates for the 2015 BMW M3 and BMW M4, including base, options and packages.
BMW Canada is offering the Ultimate European Delivery Experience for the 2015 M3 and M4 – for the first 15 customers submitting a pre-order for a 2015 M3 or M4.
Full details are inside.
BMW Canada has released the 2015 M3 and M4 Canadian Order and Price Guide.
Download the PDF inside.
Overheard at the Detroit Auto Show by Road & Track’s Jason Camissa:
“M3/M4: Sloppy drivers need not apply
‘The M3/M4 won’t tolerate sloppy throttle inputs. It’s without a doubt the highest-performance road car M has built, but it also requires a LOT of talent to drive … at least BMW has a network of driver’s schools to help there, starting with the teen driving program up through the BMW CCA race schools.’”
- A BMW employee who’s driven the new M3