Dyno results, pics and video from the South African BMW Fanatics dyno day event. Check out the sights and results of tuned and untuned BMWs duking it out on the dyno. Includes F80 M3 as well.
Filming for Mission Impossible 5 is underway in Morocco and a fleet of F80 M3 is on set. The new M3 has already been spotted in action scenes and it looks like it will appear in the action movie in Silverstone II color.
This continues BMW’s appearance in the Mission Impossible franchise as the i8 and 6 Series were both featured prominently in Mission Impossible 4.
First look at the F80 M3 in stunning Azurite Black, paired to a Sakhir Orange interior!
Congrats to BIMMERPOST member Samb95!
Equipment of Vehicle: The vehicle is a 2015 F80 M3 with no options except m-adaptive suspension. That means 18″ wheels, 6 manual trans, etc. and carbon fiber roof
Fuel: The tank had 3 gallons in it INCLUDING THE RESERVE at the time of weighing. This was confirmed by filling up AFTER the weigh in and putting in 12.89 gallons.
Miscellaneous Items in Car: removed everything from the vehicle not physically screwed down. No manual, no extra quart of oil in the trunk, no trunk net, etc.
Weight: … CONTINUED
Nick Murray shares with us his great video review of his BMW M4 coupe after 6 weeks of ownership.
Official info released on the F80 M3 / F82 M4 M Performance exhaust silencer:
The Original BMW M Performance exhaust system has been developed and tested in its entirety at BMW in collaboration with various technical departments and BMW M-GmbH. The development was subject to the highest BMW engineering requirements and state of the art manufacturing processes, superior to other aftermarket products.
The entire silencer system is ‘Made in Germany’.
18 30 2349 921 (one P/N for F80/82/83)
18 30 2358 110 (MPP carbon tailpipe finisher – … CONTINUED
Here are part numbers for all F80 M3 and F82 M4 M Performance parts, miscellaneous parts and fluids.
M Performance Black Kidney Grille / Left M3 (F80) 51712352813
M Performance Black Kidney Grille / Left M4 (F82, F83) 51712352811
M Performance Black Kidney Grille / Right M3 (F80), M4 (F82, F83) 51712352812
M Performance Black Side Gill Trim / Right M3 (F80) 51712356980
M Performance Black Side Gill Trim / Left M3 (F80) 51712356981
M Performance Black Side Gill Trim / Right M4 (F82, F83) 51712356982… CONTINUED
M3 and M4 owners take over Buttonwillow for a HPDE event as well as a photo shoot.
A great F80 M3 European Delivery journal covering 4500 miles and 1 month spent in Europe with a Black Sapphire Metallic F80 M3!
Bachir wanted to propose marriage to his girlfriend Layal in a special way. So he went to the BMW Welt in Munich and did something that totally surprised her. Watch this true story of two big BMW fans.
Autocar pits the M235i, M4 and Alpina B4 against one another in this comparo to determine which they think is the real modern day M3 coupe.
Vossen presents their VFS-1 flow form technology wheels on the F80 M3 and F82 M4 in this nicely produced video.
We showed you how the M4 coupe looks in a matte grey wrap, now see how the F80 M3 compares with a similar look.
Macan Turbo vs F80 M3 – Evo Drag Battle
P1 Motorcars takes a crack at explaining any mystery between the F80 M3 / F82 M4 S55 engine and its dynos, simluations and real world performance and numbers.
Supreme Power Part’s Alpine White F80 M3 gets the HRE treatment with a set of 20″ RS103 wheels.
Other mods include:
IND Color Matched Reflectors
IND Gloss Black Side Vents
IND Key Delete Color Match Driver
Update to rear suspension w H&R 435i Rear Sport Springs + M3/M4 H&R 50474 Front Springs
Video of the BMW M4 DTM Safety Car with M Performance Exhaust in action.
The MotoGP Safety Car also runs the M Performance Exhaust, but catless (source), so this DTM Safety Car may possibly also be catless. Hence its loudness.
Here’s a great extensive BMW M4 Performance Center Delivery story.