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The M3 Coupe and the M3 Sedan

Bmw, the legends in motor sport vehicles, finally launched the most awaited cars of its series. Yes, it’s the M3 Coupe and M3 Sedan, the fourth generation of compact sports vehicles. Being introduced and announced in North America, Detroit at the 2008 auto show, the coupe was priced as $57,275 and Sedan $54,575, when they hit the American market. For the fist time, the American market will be offered the best performing and the most powerful series by Bmw. The race inspired m3s are designed to be faster than its v8 engine due to its specifications. It comprises of dynamic controls and steering wheel mounted with Mdrive option to store the driver preferences. With luxurious interiors, the m3 series gets accustomed to ideal driver’s needs with the backing of navigation system operated with Idrive controller.  

 

 

 

 

 

Due to the racing spree in 1987, the road car Coupe was powered with 2.3-liter engine and 192 hp. With the great victory, Bmw gave rise to the new Coupe only in 1995 with 3liter engine and 240 hp. A little alteration to the Coupe was Sedan, the first m3 convertible by Bmw in 1997. This convertible was powered with six cylinders, 3.2-liter engine and 333 hp. The company, for the first time in US market had used its SMG (Sequential Manual Gearbox) technology.

The coupe is the first car of its series to have carbon fiber reinforced roof which serves the purpose as strong as steel but is 3 times lighter than steel. This lowers the center of gravity of the vehicle and makes it lighter and hence, catches speed faster. The M3s were first introduced in 1986 as road cars and entered the German touring car championship. With its success, the company decided to continue the 3 series and enhance its future 3 series, road car production. Bmw today is most popular due to its 3 series production.

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