Car and Driver’s 2008 BMW M3 has won them over so much during its 40k of service that they contemplate whether it’s indeed today’s perfect sports car. Details inside.
M3post members have compiled this excellent M3 exhaust compilation video featuring 9 exhausts under light and heavy acceleration and fly-by.
R&T has declared the M3 winner of their “Sultans of Slide” drift contest, against the Corvette, 370z, IS-F, Genesis coupe and Miata.
For the 19th straight year, the BMW 3-series / M3 model has again made Car and Driver’s 10Best List (2010 edition). Full details inside.
For those of you interested in the RD Sport M3 or looking for a review of the RS46 by a car magazine, well here it is…
RD Sport RS46 BMW M3 - Feature
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By Les Bidrawn
Photography by Les Bidrawn
Though hugely functional, German automotive design can sometimes lean toward the antiseptic. Fortunately, Germanys close proximity to Italy has offered access to the best stylemeisters in the world. Names like Giugiaro, Bertone and Micholotti have lent their skilled hands to their northern neighbors with impressive results.
For the last 20 years the Milan-based team of RD Sport has devoted its talents toward the machines from Munich. Twenty years … CONTINUED
Car enthusiast shares the first review of the “M3 Edition Model” M3, a 6 month limited run of the BMW M3, announced 2 months ago.
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So says Motortrend: “If you put an F1 car and a premium sedan in a blender, the M3 would be the cocktail that pours out. Mmmm, nothing else like it. A toast then: To the BMW M3, the greatest all-around car in the world.”
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Looks like CarAdvice.com.au is only putting out a teaser for now, but it sounds like the car might not be that bad, here is their quote:
… as soon as you see it, you’ll agree it is one tough looking car. The engine was cranked, and barked into life with a growl. It settles into a deep gravely rumble, which is ready to make your ears bleed at any moment.
First post community-manager:
We wanted to allow you getting an idea of the experience the new M-DCT with Drivelogic provides as early as possible, hence the mods of the MPW in advance had the opportunity of a co-drive on the test track.
Let me add a comment to the mentioned "torque oversteer".
Simplified this means: When performing an upshift, the engines still revving too high for the next ratio.
In case of a quite fast clutch-in (M-DCT is able to do so), the engine gets decelerated and thus stored energy is set free, this means an additional moment to the drive train, the car makes a feelable and positive jerk forwards. This also means a … CONTINUED