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The new BMW M3 Sedan. Radically more.

ICON.

The new BMW M3 Sedan. Radically more.

ICON.The new BMW M3 Sedan. Radically more.

An uncompromising four-door high-performance sports car of breathtaking design. With an array of motorsport-inspired technical innovations. For even greater dynamism and even more agile handling. For adrenalin-steeped driving moments where one thing instantly becomes clear: This is about setting personal bests – the BMW M3 Sedan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

BMW M3 Sedan:

Fuel consumption in l/100 km (combined): 8.8 (8.3)
CO2 emissions in g/km (combined): 204 (194)

The figures in brackets refer to the vehicle with seven-speed M double-clutch transmission with Drivelogic.

Consumption data is determined in accordance to the ECE driving cycle, depending on the wheel and tyre sizes selected. The models illustrated include optional equipment.

BMW M subbrand

Acceleration 0-100 km/h in s

4.3 (4.1)

Max. output in kW at 1/min

317 (431)/5.500–7.300

Combined consumption in l/100 km*

8.8 (8.3)

CO2 emission in g/km

204 (194)

Unladen weight EU in kg

1,610 (1,635)

Figures for automatic gearbox displayed in brackets, when different from manual.

  

The new BMW M3 Sedan is a four-door high-performance sports car with M TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder petrol engine developing up to 331 kW – ample for spontaneous performance at any revs. An array of motorsport-inspired innovations guarantee breathtaking dynamics and high-precision handling. A model athlete that pushes back the limits.

 

*The published fuel consumption and CO2 emission figures are established according to legislated technical specifications (UNECE Regulation 101/UN Regulation 83 and SANS 20101 standards), which sets out the procedures that are used to measure the CO2 emissions and fuel consumption. The claimed figures are established using specific tests under standardised, carefully controlled conditions and may differ from consumption achieved under real world conditions with the influences of altitude, road surface, geographic conditions, vehicle options, temperature, humidity, tyres size and driving behaviour amongst others.

DESIGN.

CHARACTER.

The BMW M3 Sedan: extremely sporty, with an iconic presence and a performance capacity steeped in efficient dynamics. Every design element, from the large air inlets and the expressive light-alloy wheels to the athletic rear, underscores the sheer power of this high-performance sports car.

PERFECTED.

The side view of the BMW M3 combines the DNA of a high-performance sports car with the everyday suitability of a four-door sedan.

IMPRESSIVE.

The forward-thrusting front end with the high-gloss black double-bar kidney grille with M3 emblem and the large air inlets is complemented by dynamic-design all-LED headlights. Their filigree design and impressive brilliance guarantee a confident presence in daylight hours, and perfectly illuminate the road ahead at night.

EXPRESSIVE.

The rear view with its wide track creates a lasting impression. Progressive-design LED rear lights accentuate the resolute stance, as do the wide high-performance sports tyres. The M rear spoiler increases the downforce, for improved aerodynamics. And the M diffuser and angled M twin tailpipes blend perfectly into the rear apron with the characteristic air outlets.

AERODYNAMIC.

The two upright inlets for the Air Curtain and the M gill elements at the sides with integral Air Breather element reduce aerodynamic drag around the wheel arches. This optimises the aerodynamic performance and, coincidentally, also increases the heart rate.

LIGHT.

As part of the BMW intelligent lightweight construction concept, the Carbon roof made of carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP) helps to reduce the vehicle's weight, shifting the car's centre of gravity lower. This leads to an increase in agility and dynamics when taking a bend, accelerating and braking.

ACCENTUATED.

In the rear lights, too, the lighting functions are performed entirely by means of light-emitting diodes. Their stretched L-shape with the continuous lighting design forms a fluid transition with the luggage compartment lid, accentuating the distinctive styling of the rear end.

M COMPETITION PACKAGE.

Thanks to an enhanced engine output and a specially tuned Adaptive M suspension, the M Competition package offers a noticeable increase in driving dynamics. The M sports exhaust system with black, chrome-plated twin tailpipes creates a powerful, full engine sound. The package also includes M lightweight sport seats and exclusive 20" M light alloy wheels with mixed tyres.

 

INTERIOR.

COCKPIT.

A more sporty interior is hard to imagine: an ergonomically optimised M leather steering wheel with two M Drive buttons for activating your individual vehicle set-ups. A cockpit with M-specific instrument cluster. Perfect bucket-style M seats. In short: an atmosphere infused with dynamism and technological progress.

DRIVER-FOCUSED.

Squarely within the field of view is the instrument display in M design and the ergonomic M leather steering wheel. Individual set-ups are activated using the central M Drive buttons. On the version with M double-clutch transmission, there are also shift paddles directly behind the steering wheel rim trimmed on the outside with soft leather nappa.

SIDE SUPPORT.

The bucket-style M seats, integral head restraints and illuminated M logo at shoulder level offer perfect side support and encourage new personal bests. Because their systematic use of lightweight construction helps to reduce the vehicle’s weight. For extra support during sporty driving, there is a knee pad on the driver’s side of the centre console.

ACCENTS.

When the M character is taken to the next level, this becomes apparent in the details: on the centre console, for example, where selected elements such as radio and climate control are highlighted with chrome applications.

EXCLUSIVE.

Driving at the limit and immersing yourself in an exclusive, sporty atmosphere is never a contradiction in the BMW M3 Sedan. The M seats share the same excellent build quality as the entire interior. A prime example: shown here, the fine-grain Merino leather in Opal White from the BMW Individual Collection.

EYECATCHER.

Genuine exclusivity stands up to the scrutiny of a second glance. For example in the optionally available interior trim strips in Piano Finish Black, from the BMW Individual Collection. With their high-gloss surface finish, they add the finishing touch to the sporty, progressive design of the entire interior.

331 kW

With the optional M Competition package, the BMW M3 Sedan extracts even more dynamism from the 331 kW engine. Also inclusive: specially matched Adaptive M suspension, burnished 20” M light alloy wheels Star-Spoke style 666 M with mixed tyres and an M Sport exhaust system for an even more distinctive sound.

DRIVING DYNAMICS.

Convincing on the racetrack. Impressive on roads. Especially with the optional M Competition package. With an engine output of 331 kW and a whole host of innovations inspired by motor racing to ramp up the vehicle’s sporty character. The specially tuned Adaptive M suspension, the Active M Differential, M Servotronic or the seven-speed M double-clutch transmission redefine where the handling limits lie – and recast the driver of the BMW M3 Sedan as an extreme athlete.

M TWINPOWER TURBO INLINE 6-CYLINDER PETROL ENGINE.

M TWINPOWER TURBO INLINE 6-CYLINDER PETROL ENGINE.

The 3.0 M TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder petrol engine blends the best of two worlds: a high-revving character capable of up to 7,600 rpm, and superior power culminating in peak torque of 550 Nm. TwinPower-turbo direct injection and typical M fine tuning make sure the engine responds directly to even the slightest touch of the accelerator with vigorous thrust and confident traction. Innovations such a lighter, forged crankshaft build on the intelligent lightweight construction concept, improve dynamics and acceleration, reduce consumption and enable an optimum axle load distribution of almost 50:50. The reward: unprecedentedly agile handling that’s impressively underscored by the unmistakable sound of the M engine.

AGILITY.

BMW EfficientLightweight is an efficient lightweight-construction approach involving the use of ultra-light materials, and is the top priority in M vehicles. It realises a significant weigh saving while boosting body rigidity. The benefits include an axle load distribution of almost 50:50 and a lower vehicle centre of gravity. In practice, that means improved directional stability and traction, along with better dynamics and agility.  

Fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.

BMW M3 Sedan:
Fuel consumption in l/100 km (combined): 8.8 (8.3)
CO2 emissions in g/km (combined): 204 (194)


The figures in brackets refer to the vehicle with seven-speed M double-clutch transmission with Drivelogic.


Consumption data is determined in accordance to the ECE driving cycle, depending on the wheel and tyre sizes selected. The models illustrated include optional equipment.


Further information about the official fuel consumption and the official specific CO2 emissions for new passenger automobiles can be found in the 'New Passenger Vehicle Fuel Consumption and CO2 Emission Guidelines', which are available free of charge at all sales outlets, from DAT Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH, Hellmuth-Hirth-Str. 1, 73760 Ostfildern, Germany, and under http://www.dat.de/en/offers/publications/guideline-for-fuel-consumption.html.


The figures do not refer to an individual vehicle and do not constitute part of the offering; they are intended solely as a basis for comparison of the different vehicle types. CO2 emissions occurring during the production and provision of the fuel or other energy sources are disregarded when determining the CO2 emissions in accordance with Directive 1999/94/EC.