A video interview with the project manager for the BMW M3/M4, Michael Wimbeck, covering the cars’ suspension, differential, exhaust, driveshaft and steering rack on the new F80 M3 and F82 M4.
The first F80 M3 and F82 M4 have arrived in Taiwan (in Alpine White, Yas Marina Blue and Austin Yellow) and the cars will have their official launch party on May 27.
It’s the battle of the performance coupes as BMW’s new M4 takes on the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG. Can the M4′s turbocharged 425bhp six-cylinder petrol engine compare to the 6.2-litre V8 of the C63 AMG? Steve Sutcliffe has the keys to both, and he’s about to find out.
Here are the first VBOX data recorder results from the first delivered 2014/2015 F80 M3 sedan.
It was able to cover 0-100kmh (62mph) in 4.2 seconds.
Steve Sutcliffe from AutoCar UK reviews the new BMW M3.
The historic Mid-Ohio Raceway roared to life this week with the sound of power, M Power. In an unprecedented show of force, the brand brought together every generation of M3 street and race cars and invited Justin along for the ride. Of course, he couldn’t wait to get behind the wheel of the all new 2015 BMW M3 to record some of the first driving impressions on the latest evolution of a legend.
Watch the F80 M3 and F82 M4 being tested on the track, as well as launch control acceleration videos.
Watch this video of the first broken-in F80 M3 as it utilizes its launch control feature for the best possible acceleration.
Part 4 of the Inside BMW M3 / M4 series by M-power.com. This one focuses on the M3/M4′s sound and exhaust system.
Some more updates and new video of the first delivered BMW F80 M3. The video shows the different sounds between the different driving modes – Efficient, Sport and Sport Plus.
We’ve now added the first tunnel video of the first delivered F80 M3 showcasing the engine and exhaust sounds of the car, as well as a photoshoot gallery.
See updated impressions, photos and videos of the world’s first delivered BMW F80 M3.
Congrats to BIMMERPOST member DLSJ5 (Drew) and his ESS VT3 Supercharged E92 M3 for setting the world trap speed record and winning the BIMMERPOST BMW/AMG Shootout Trophy at the Airstrip Attack 5 event.
Updated photos of the first delivered F80 M3 – interior photos as well as comparison pics posing with an E90 M3. Also a great video clip of the F80 M3 exhaust.
Cringe-inducing look at a drift contest gone wrong for this E90 M3.
This driver did redeem himself with some decent drifting before and after the accident however.
The 2014 NYIAS press days are over and the public days have now kicked off. There were several exciting debuts (global and North American) at this year’s New York show, which we covered earlier this week in the following threads.
And here are some video looks at the BMW and MINI displays at the show, along with the BMW press conference.
The BMW M4 Safety Car is current at BMW of Austin being prepared for duty at the MotoGP of Austin Race at the Circuit of the Americas on April 11-13.
Check out some photos and videos of the M4 revving its BMW M Performance Exhaust.
The BMW M4 Coupé Safety Car equipped with the BMW M Performance titanium exhaust system.