BIMMERPOST First Drive: BMW M3 / M4
Fear not: The M3 is with you.
By Jens Meiners, BIMMERPOST Correspondent
Two weeks ago, the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid ushered in the era of the new sports car – or so it appeared. The “most revolutionary car we ever built,” in the words of r&d board member Herbert Diess, combines a turbocharged three-banger and a torque-converter automatic with an electric motor mated to a two-speed e-axl. With mixed results: While the exotic hybrid caught everyone’s envious gaze and … CONTINUED
The F80 M3 / F82 M4 owner – user manual is now available.
Watch this video of the first broken-in F80 M3 as it utilizes its launch control feature for the best possible acceleration.
First race, first win: the new BMW M4 DTM opened its career with a dream result in Hockenheim (DE). After 42 laps of the 4.574-kilometre circuit, Marco Wittmann (DE) crossed the finish line first in the Ice-Watch BMW M4 DTM, as the DTM opened its anniversary season with an eventful race. Not only was it the 24-year-old’s first triumph in only his 11th DTM race, but also the maiden victory for BMW Team RMG and BMW’s 60th win in the series.
On 11th March 1984, … CONTINUED
The BMW M4 Coupe has already started serving as the MotoGP safety car, and now it’s also been announced as the safety car for the 2014 DTM race series.
Munich (DE), 2nd May 2014. BMW Motorsport will not only field eight BMW M4 DTMs in the 2014 DTM season, but is also represented by a new lead car, based on the production model of the BMW M4: the BMW M4 Coupé DTM Safety Car will lead the 23 DTM racing cars around the circuits on … CONTINUED
First look at a Frozen Silver M4 Convertible (F83).
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.
A preview first look at some of the ETK parts catalog for the BMW F80 M3 and F82 M4.
Attached inside is the pricing guide for the 2015 BMW M4 convertible. The 2015 M4 convertible starts at $72,500 in the US.
Production begins this July.
Today, BMW launched their 2014 DTM Motorsport event inside the BMW Welt, in a spectacular fashion! BMW Motorsport and the factory employees at the BMW AG plant in Munich ( DE) , as well as the many fans(watching) in(and outside) the BMW Welt , the program for the DTM 2014 season kicked off!
Just over a week before the first DTM race will be held at Hockenheim ( DE ) BMW Motorsport, presented an awesome event, all eight DTM BMW M4 race car’s and their … CONTINUED
BMW has opened a new display of ///M cars at the Welt. The M3 and M4 are now on display there. I could not make it down to the Welt but I had a few friends of mine sneak into behind the scenes and take some pics for all of us! Earlier this week the Welt staff started to move the new ///M cars into position. Here is a back stage look…
The new F8x M3/M4 display opens to the public on Friday April 25th. … CONTINUED