Mike Spinelli of DRIVE sits down with BMW’s V.P. of Engineering, Albert Biermann, to talk about how they approached the F80 M3 and F82 M4, why they’re so good, and why it’s all about steering.
F80 M3 Austin Yellow 6MT CCB
-KW Two-way Club Sport external reservoir coil overs
-HRE Wheels Classic 303M Monoblocks
-OEM Performance CF Splitters with painted lower tray
-OEM Performance M4 Side Skirt extensions modified for M3
-ACM Sport Rear Diffuser
-Custom blacked out front winglet
This week on Head 2 Head, Carlos Lago pits the BMW M4 versus the Lexus RCF in a battle of tire smoking glory. Also, they find out which one is faster and more fun to drive by visiting the test track, the infamous winding road at Hyundai
White Balance F80 M3 by IND:
Over the years all of us at IND have been extremely fortunate to work with enthusiasts from around the world. As enthusiasts ourselves, we know how fun modifying your car can be and our goal has always been to maintain that enthusiasm through the entire process. User FinalV8 approached us in late June. The correspondence began on the heels of his F80 M3 allocation and quickly escalated to an in person visit at our facility. Coming from the E9X … CONTINUED
Enjoy some laps at Laguna Seca in the TCKR M4, as TC chases down a McLaren MP4-12C and then opens it up for a few hot laps.
The car is on TC Kline Double Adjustable Suspension and Apex Wheels with Hoosier R6 tires. Everything else is stock.
The new M3 and M4 exhaust system has been perhaps the most polarizing aspects of the cars, so it’s no surprise to see owners interested in modifying the factory exhaust.
Here is a review and rundown of one owner’s various modifications to his exhaust, in different configurations:
1) Stock exhaust with stock midpipe (valve flap disabled).
2) Stock exhaust with secondary catalytic converters removed from midpipe (valve flap enabled).
3) Stock exhaust with secondary catalytic converters removed from midpipe (valve flap disabled).
4) Stock exhaust with … CONTINUED
Gorgeous photo shoot featuring the Mode Carbon Silverstone Slicer 2.0 E92 M3 coupe fitted with BBS E05 wheels, Mode Carbon GT4 Splitter and Adjustable Track Wing.
The latest issue of Sport Auto was a smorgasbord for BMW enthusiasts. It contains this lengthy interview with outgiong BMW M boss Nitschke about the future of M, a M supercar, AWD, Hybrid and other topics.
Check out our translation inside.
Promotional piece created for Akrapovic USA for the M4 Evo Exhaust System.
Presenting the BMWs from First Class Fitment auto show by Canibeat.
Now in its 5th year First Class Fitment has become a Fall tradition known for its unique venue, laid back environment, and variety of quality cars. First Class Fitment is one of the few events which brings together people from all walks of the automotive community.
Follow This BIMMERPOST couple’s dual (that’s right – two simultaneous!) F80 M3 european deliveries.
Don’t we all wish we had a wife this cool!
BIMMERPOST member JDy80 shares with us his experience from the BMW Ultimate Driving Experience Car Control Clinic at Citi Field in Queens, NY.
BMW put on a great event at Citi Field last week. Was able to test drive the F80 M3 for the first time which was nice, but the car control clinic really showed some of the highlights of the M3 and the M235i. It was basically a mini one day ///M school and so close to my house that I had to … CONTINUED
TAG Motorsports shares with us their photos, install process and impressions of the KW Height Adjustable Spring for the F82 M4 and F80 M3.
An M4 owner compares his F82 M4 and E36 M3 on the track. Check out the full review and impressions inside.
Here’s how they compare on paper:
E36 M3: 248 rwhp (S52), 3154 total weight w/ driver = 12.7 w/p ratio
Hankook Z214 C71 245/35/18, GC full race suspension, EBC yellow, stock rotors, half cage, Full containment OMP race seat, brake and oil coolers
F82 M4: 415 rwhp (S55), 3761 total weight w/ driver = 9.1 w/p ratio
Toyo R888 265/30/19 & 295/30/19, Carbotech XP 12/10
Check out this creative E90 M3 dressed in Jägermeister Livery, paying homage to the E30 M3 #19 DTM car from 1992 driven by Hahne.
ESS has just finished testing on its stage 1 F80 M3 / F82 M4 performance tuner. Their goal with this controller was to offer a product for this platform that was easy to install, delivered solid gains on pump fuel and provided OEM level driveability. With state of the art hardware and top notch processing power that includes Cam, MAP and MAF sensor integration the unit provides precise and reliable control over the factory ECU. On the road the car drives as if it … CONTINUED
Great short video with some excellent aerial camera work by BMWTrueNorth.
BIMMERPOST member and M4 owner Money2536 gives us the lowdown on his ownership experience after 1500 miles and compared to his Porsche 991 911.