Beautiful F80 M3 from Taiwan, owned by BIMMERPOST member PNF. Modifications list:
- BMW performance electronic steering wheel
- BMW performance CF shift knob
- BMW performance CF shift knob base trim
- BMW performance CF hand brake
- BMW Advanced Car Eye
- Turn off the annoying auto-start/stop function.
- DVD player
-IND full front grill trim
-IND side gill
-IND M3 emblem gloss black
-BMW M Performance CF Rear Lip Spoiler
-BBS RID 19×9,ET22, 19×10 ET25 (weigh only 15.7lb for 19×9!)… CONTINUED
Watch how an F80 M3 and F82 M4 with upgraded turbos (on their S55 engine) perform in the latest Shift Sector races.
Supersprint has released its F80 M3 / F82 M4 exhaust system. The stock exhaust system, diameter 2x
Gintani has announced the release of their full F80 M3/ F82 M4 ECU tune. With full access to the DME (Engine ECU), they’ve achieved impressive power gains and unlocked features such as cold start delete and cat delete.
The stage 1 tune on a stock car produced over 60WHP & 70WTQ on their DynoDynamics Dyno with 91 octane and only a small PSI increase. This tune is a full ECU flash with no piggyback unit/Plug in box.
A great F80 M3 european delivery and performance center delivery journal by Doctor///M.
Here is another interview with new BMW M head, Fraciscus van Meel, by CAR, which provides us some more insight into the new M CEO’s philosophies and outlook on the M brand.
On whether there is a possibility of a BMW i8 M model:
‘I can see a marrying of BMW’s M and i brands, but I can’t see an i8M just now. There is a very close collaboration between M and i – we have an open-book policy, and each brand can look into the … CONTINUED
BMW M4 Manhart edition, Valvetronic IPE exhaust System without downpipes, fitted by MSL Performance. Here are the performance figures:
With only Manhart Tuning Box:
795.733 NM TRQ
With Manhart Tuning Box and IPE system without downpipe:
829.69 NM TRQ
F80 M3 photo shoot on the streets of Long Beach and lakebeds of Yermo.
You’ve seen the launch comparison, now watch as Steve Sutcliffe of Autocar takes the M4 versus the i8 around the track.
Photos from the most recent No Fly Zone Arizona 1/2mi Airstrip Battle, featuring some serious hardware, including the F80 M3 and F82 M4.
Tuner F80 M3, F82 M4, 228i and E36 M3 participate in the 2014 European Car Tuner GP. The relatively low powered E36 M3 nearly takes the win. See inside for the winner.
Watch the BMW i8 drag race against the F82 M4 (manual transmission).
Follow along with TomElektro as he shares his hardcore E92 M3 track car build experience with the BIMMERPOST community.
Overview of the most important accolades awarded to BMW in 2014:
Accolades bestowed by the World Car Awards:
World Green Car of the Year for the BMW i3
World Car Design of the Year for the BMW i3
Engine of the Year for the BMW 3-litre straight six-cylinder petrol engine
Accolades awarded by Euro NCAP:
“Euro NCAP Advanced Award”:
Pedestrian Warning with City Braking function
Driver assistance systems from BMW ConnectedDrive
Accolades awarded by “auto, motor und sport”:
BMW i3, BMW 4 Series Coupe, BMW 5 Series in each of their respective segments
“Paul … CONTINUED
Report and scenes from a couple M3 friend’s drive of the Tail of the Dragon and The Skyway.
We’ve shown you BMW-centric cars from the Essen Motor Show, now see the rest of the show!
Like to thank Horns0897 for bring out his beautiful Santorini Blue M3. Both cars are amazing. You decide.
Clouds opened up and photos taken with full sun. Top photo filtered for warm and bottom … CONTINUED
Full review on CarThrottle
Coca-Cola vs. Pepsi. The Hatfields vs. McCoys. M3 vs. RS4. These are the classic rivalries, and in the case of the BMW vs. Audi, I don’t think it will ever go away.
For good reason, as we know its not just a matter of brand pride but these cars seem to more evenly matched up then ever.
Luckily the folks over at CarThrottle have gotten their hands on both cars and done a thorough comparison. *Spoiler alert* : The M3 wins yet … CONTINUED