The Smoking Tire undertakes a review of the E92 M3 Competition (ZCP) model and echoes what we’ve all heard before - that the M3 remains the benchmark for cars in its segment. Along with the beautiful scenery in this video review, Farah makes some great points which echoes why we and our M3 members all love the M3.
Here’s the comparison we’ve all been waiting for - Top Gear’s comparison between the E92 M3 with Competition Package and the Audi RS5. We won’t spoil the result for you, but the comparison starts 4:40 into this video.
The M3 ZCP Competition ranks #5 on UK publication AutoExpresss just announced 2010 Performance Car of the Year list, which includes cars ranging from the VW Golf R to the 911 GT3 to the Ferrari 458. The 3 day tests were conducted the Anglesey Circuit in England and included cars/editions launched in 2010.
The cars range from the Skoda Fabia VRS, the Seat Ibiza Cupra, Peugeot RCZ and Volkswagen Golf R to the Mercedes SLS AMG, the Ferrari 458 Italia and the Porsche 911 GT3. Other cars tested for the 2010 Performance Car Of The Year awards include the Mercedes E63 AMG, the BMW M3 ZCP competition, the Audi RS5, the Jaguar XJ SuperSport, the Bentley … CONTINUED
BMW is offering a special edition M3 competition model for the Japanese market. It’s an M3 competition model but with unique Fire Orange paint and BMW Performance carbon fiber mirror and rear spoiler, as well as a carbon fiber interior like the M3 GTS. Price? Only $146,000 USD!
Here’s a comparison many of you have been eagerly anticipating - the M3 ZCP competition versus the Audi RS5! We will say no more and let you see the results for yourself inside
We recently posted official BMW studio photos of the M3 Coupe Competition Package in Frozen Black Matte, but for those who haven’t yet seen the Frozen Black Matte M3 in real life photos, these are the best ones yet.
Read inside for a very interesting interview regarding the revised EDC (electronic dampening control) suspension in the new M3 ZCP Competition Package. Some new info is provided by Philipp Wänninger, responsible at BMW M for chassis tests at the axles, steering, suspension, and damping systems and a crucial contributor to the tuning of the new Competition Package for the BMW M3.
BMW has just released this great video of the M3 GTS being put through hotlaps on the Nurburgring, with M division test driver Günter Schilling at the helm.