The 2015 BMW M3 is the latest generation from BMW’s line of high performance vehicles. The new M3 comes to you with a smaller yet more powerful engine compared to its predecessor. BMW has also dropped the number of Cylinders in the new M3 to 6; this is down from 8 cylinders we had in previous models.
The new M3 also comes with a twin, the BMW M4, which is a sportier two door version of the powerful sedan. This car promises better performance, upgraded handling and modern interior features unseen in the previous models. Here are some of the features you can look forward to in the new M3.
2015 BMW M3 Engine
The previous M3 had a naturally aspirated 4.0L 8 cylinder engine, the new version comes with a more powerful but smaller twin-turbo charged 3.0 L V6 engine. It produces a whopping 425 Horsepower at 5,500 rpm all the way to 7,300 rpm. This is thanks to the twin-mono scroll turbo chargers that help deliver up to 20.15 psi boost pressure to the engines intake. This engine also churns out 406lb per ft of torque at between 1,850 and 5,500 rpm allowing quite powerful accelerations and fast response.
2015 BMW M3 Specs
When it comes to performance, this engine will allow the new M3 accelerate from 0-60 mph in just 3.9 seconds. It also comes with a high performance Track-ready cooling systems that ensures the engine does not fall apart no matter how many times you push it beyond the redline. This is for those that will push it to the limit and want to drive it the way performance oriented models like this are meant to be driven.
BMW M3 Side
The new M3 is much bigger than its predecessor; it’s actually bigger than some of the 5-series sold back in the 1990s. In terms of dimensions, its 3.6 inches longer, its width and height has been increased by 2.8 inches and 0.9 inches respectively. Increased dimensions are noticeable and now this car brings more room in interior also.
2015 BMW M3
The 2015 BMW M3 weight has been reduced thanks to lightweight materials like carbon fiber and aluminum. Its engine alone is 22 pounds lighter than the one in the previous M3. It has redesigned headlamps, tail lamps and front bumper. Its front lamps use Xenon Adaptive technology that comes with auto-leveling system. Its corona headlight-rings make excellent cornering lights. BMW has also made the rear look sporty thanks to a rear spoiler, and quad tailpipes with chrome-plating on the exhaust tips.
Review Of 2015 BMW M3
There are many features to look forward to in the 2015 BMW M5, these include a 3-spoke leather wrapped steering wheel that has audio, Bluetooth hands free and cruise control buttons. You will also find BMW’s Navigation system that comes with a high-resolution screen, 200 GB hard drive of which 20GB can be used to store audio files. All this is controlled through a touchpad and 8 programmable buttons.
BMW M3 Interior
The new 2015 BMW M3 sedan’s starting price is currently at $62,000 for a model with manual transmission and if you want automatic you will need to pay $2900 more. This is bound to go up if you opt for the more luxurious trims and more optional equipment. After the release date, which is expected to happen soon, we will have more details about optional equipment.