The new 2015 BMW M3 has been designed in a manner that it is able to provide high performance and have an elegant modern look. The high performance is facilitated by a powerful engine while the elegant look is facilitated by the good body design. The design of this car keeps true to the M3 models with various additional features making this car look powerful. Amongst the most outstanding features of this car includes a power bump on the hood which makes this BMW M3 look muscular. The nose, tails and sides of this car have been endowed with track bred cues which compliments the low profile tires and flared tenders. There is also a carbon fiber roof option which is a new introduction on the m3 sedan. This car has four doors and its total weight has been reduced by 164 pounds compared to the previous model.
Starting MSRP — $62,000
Estimated MPG — 17 city / 26 hwy
Other design features of this luxury car includes an option of 18 inch and 19 inch aluminum wheels which are fitted with 275/35 ZR and 255/35 ZR front tires. The chassis on this car has also been redesigned to provide it with high performance and superior stiffness. The front suspensions have been endowed with an aluminum sub frame, carbon fiber strut brace, wheel carriers and control arms. At the back this car has a multi link axel which has a forged aluminum control arms. This car also has ceramic brakes which have four pistons in the rear which are optional and six pistons on the front. The trunk of the car also has a Gurney flat to make it more convenient to use. Furthermore, the design of this car has gills on the front side and sculpted side mirrors which are meant to enhance proper air flow management.
This new car 2015 BMW M3 will be powered by a 3.0 liter twin turbo in line six cylinder engine. This engine is able to produce a minimum of 425 horsepower and 406 pound feet giving the car power to navigate diverse kinds of terrains comfortably. The engine is able to rev to 7, 600 rpm and has a pick out put of between 5, 500 rpm to 7, 600 rpm. This engine enables the car move from zero to 60 mph in about 3.9 seconds with the top speed being 155 mph. The drivers who opt to use the six speed manual transmission are able to move the car from zero to 60 mph within 4.1 seconds.
Inside this BMW M3 there are also state of the art features which make it comfortable and easy to drive. The driver will be able to control most of the features of this car from the big touch screen which is mounted on the dash board. This car also has an electronic steering wheel which makes it easier to control. The interior is also endowed with upgraded sports seats which are comfortable. There is also an increase in the leg space to provide more comfort. For entertainment purpose this car is endowed with a surround system which is controlled from the dash board. All passengers in this car also have airbags which are meant to enhance safety. For further safety purposes and convenient driving this car also has a rear view camera, parking sensors, rear heated seats, blind spot monitoring satellite radio, active braking and lane departure warning. The price of this car begins at $62, 950 which is reasonable considering all the state of the art features that this 2015 BMW M3 is endowed with as described in this review.
|FUEL ECONOMY (CTY/HWY)||17/26 mpg|
|BASIC WARRANTY||4 Yr./ 50000 Mi.|
|DRIVE TRAIN||Rear Wheel Drive|
|6 ft. 1.9 in. (73.9 in.)||4 ft. 8.1 in. (56.1 in.)|
|15 ft. 4.5 in. (184.5 in.)||0 ft. 4.7 in. (4.7 in.)|
|5 ft. 2.2 in. (62.2 in.)||5 ft. 3.1 in. (63.1 in.)|
|9 ft. 2.7 in. (110.7 in.)|
|40.3 in.||42.0 in.|
|55.1 in.||37.7 in.|
|35.1 in.||55.1 in.|
|Gas||Premium unleaded (required)|
|15.8 gal.||268.6/410.8 mi.|
Weights and Capacities
|980 lbs.||4630 lbs.|
|0.34 Cd||3540 lbs.|
|12.0 cu.ft.||12.0 cu.ft.|
** When adequately equipped, which may require engine and/or other drivetrain upgrades.
|Rear wheel drive||6-speed manual|
Engine & Performance
|3.0 L||Double overhead cam (DOHC)|
|Variable||406 ft-lbs. @ 1850 rpm|
|425 hp @ 5500 rpm||40.0 ft.|
|4 yr./ 50000 mi.||4 yr./ 50000 mi.|
|4 yr./ 50000 mi.|