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Last year, Mr. Ludwig Willisch, President and CEO of BMW of North America, confirmed to us an inline 6 cylinder engine for the upcoming M3/M4, and we showed you spy photos of the engine. Despite these confirmations, stubborn rumors pop up periodically regarding a potential V6 configuration for the ... CONTINUED
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You've heard recent M4/M3 prototypes blasting around the Nurburgring [M4 vid] [M3 vid], now have a listen at how they sound around town. MANUAL TRANSMISSION OR NOT? As for today's rumor out of Autoblog that there will be no manual transmission option for the M4, we submit contrary evidence in the ... CONTINUED
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As you've seen, we spent the latter half of last week at the Pebble Beach Automotive Week in Monterey, California, which is an annual week-long banquet of events for automobile enthusiasts and connoisseurs who converge on the Monterey area. While the collection of automotive hardware (everything from some of ... CONTINUED
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These F80 M3 prototype car specs from VIN checks undertaken a few months back [see original story on s55 engine specs] reveal a potential new exclusive BMW M color coming for the upcoming M3 and M4. One of the M3 prototypes was spec'd in Yas Marina Blue (named after the ... CONTINUED
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BIMMERPOST member swamp2, an engineer, updates his F80 M3 / F82 M4 performance simulations and predictions, based on the latest info, rumors, and speculations. The result predicts an even faster M3/M4 than he previously simulated!
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Nearly a month ago, we spotted the first non-black F82 M4 coupe prototype (in Silverstone) on the road (reposted below). We've just spied a Silverstone F82 M4 testing on the Nurburgring, wearing M Carbon Ceramic Brakes. This prototype doesn't reveal any new physical details, but we do have a ... CONTINUED
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BMW M CEO Friedrich Nitschke discusses several hot topics regarding the upcoming F80 M3 / F82 M4 and M cars in general. Nitschke answers questions regarding electric power steering, AWD, high-revving engines, and weight issues.
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We have spied the F82 M4 coupe again and here is the most revealing look yet. With the great look that we have here, here's a list of notable elements that we see. • Double slatted kidney grilles • M4 badge on kidney grilles (a la M6) (currently covered) • LED ... CONTINUED
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It's been a while since the last spotting of the F82 M4 Coupe, but it's been worth the wait this sighting as the prototype has now lost some camouflage, revealing much more! So, what revealing things do we see in this new sighting? • Double slatted kidney grilles. • LED headlights • LED ... CONTINUED
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BMW M CEO Friedrich Nitschke gave some insight into certain aspects of future M models when speaking recently to Autocar. AWD vs RWD While current non-SUV M models all remain RWD, as horsepower numbers climb for each successive generation of models, the question has arisen whether future models would benefit from ... CONTINUED
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According to a report out of Autoblog, the US may finally see some specialized M models soon. The latest desirable special M hardware, such as the M3 CSL, M3 GTS, M3 CRT have not been available in the US due to homologation issues, but BMW recently said at ... CONTINUED
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A resourceful F30POST member went BMW VIN diving and may have uncovered many details for the upcoming BMW M3 Sedan (F80) and M4 Coupe (F82)! While obviously no production F80 M3 or F82 M4 have rolled off the line yet, manufacturers like BMW register VINs for their pre-production test cars, ... CONTINUED
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CAR Magazine claims that these 2014 F80 M3 sedan images are the real deal, received from BMW. But, judging by their recent history with a false claim that a F10 M5 image they printed was also the real thing, we're inclined to think that this may again be ... CONTINUED
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We recently posted our first set of BMW M4 Coupe renders based off the 4 Series Coupe Concept, and we now bring you even more interpretations previewing the F82 M4, by resident artist E92Alpine328i. We started with the 4 Series Coupe Coupe and incorporated what the M3/M4 prototype spy photos ... CONTINUED
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We've put together some renders of what the BMW M4 Coupe (F82) may look like, starting with the 4 Series Coupe Coupe and incorporating what the M3/M4 prototype spy photos and videos have revealed so far, along with some speculation/imagination. We've given the M4 the 1M+M6 style front bumper spied ... CONTINUED
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We've always projected that the successor to the current M3 coupe would be called the M4 coupe, to reflect the fact that the 4 Series coupe was coming. Now, not only has the 4 Series been revealed and confirmed, but Car and Driver claims that BMW has confirmed ... CONTINUED
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Our member artists continue to give us potential previews of the 2014 BMW 4 Series with some great digital renders. Harold Wood has put together these speculative preview of the F32 4 Series Coupe, F33 4 Series Convertible, F32 4 Series Alpina B4, and F82 M4 coupe.
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The new BMW M3 (F80) sedan will arrive in 2014, but what should it be like? Steve Sutcliffe puts three of its predecessors through their paces at Brands Hatch to find the perfect ingredients.
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