The standard-bearers for racing-car exhilaration in everyday driving are primed for action in new-generation form. 35 years after the first BMW M3 took to the stage, BMW M is presenting the latest generation of its high-performance models at the premium end of the midsize class.
New BMW M3 Sedan and new BMW M4 Coupé come with unequivocally performance-focused vehicle concept. Tuning work has been conducted alongside testing programme for the BMW M4 GT3 racing car and both cars combine the familiar M blend of dynamism, agility and precision meets everyday usability and long-distance capability. Both the body variants have their own individual exterior designs and an emotionally engaging aesthetic. The BMW M3 Sedan and BMW M4 Coupé with performance-oriented body features M-specific version of large, vertical BMW kidney grille, powerfully sculpted wheel arches with eye‑catching M gills, prominent side sill extensions with attachments to the front and rear aprons, carbon-fibre roof with aerodynamically optimised fins, plus rear spoiler and familiar M tailpipe pairs.
Authentic performance experience in the new BMW M3 Sedan and new BMW M4 Coupé thanks to six-speed manual gearbox not offered by any rival. The BMW M3 Competition Sedan and BMW M4 Competition Coupé come equipped with an eight-speed M Steptronic transmission and an optional M xDrive all-wheel-drive system for the first time
For the Competition models, the six-cylinder in-line engine with M TwinPower Turbo technology with its high‑revving character produces a maximum 503bhp and up to 650 Nm of torque. The two turbochargers, optimised direct injection, cooling and oil supply adapted for track use, model-specific exhaust system with electrically operated flaps all add up for an emotionally stirring engine soundtrack
Both cars are characterised by extremely stiff body structure and chassis mounting thanks to measures including model-specific bracing elements for the engine compartment, a front axle subframe with aluminium shear panel, underfloor bracing elements and a rear axle subframe with a rigid connection to the body.
Significantly expanded selection of driver assistance systems includes Park Distance Control, Front Collision Warning, Lane Departure Warning and Speed Limit Info fitted as standard. Options include Driving Assistant Professional with Steering and Lane Control Assistant, Active Navigation, Emergency Lane Assistant, Parking Assistant with Reversing Assistant, BMW Drive Recorder and BMW Head-Up Display with M-specific displays.
The new BMW M RR
BMW Motorrad already introduced the successful M vehicle offer strategy at the end of 2018 for motorcycles and has been offering M optional equipment and M performance parts ever since. With the new BMW M 1000 RR – in the following referred to as M RR in short – the first M model from BMW Motorrad based on the S 1000 RR (RR for short) is now celebrating its world premiere. BMW Motorrad follows the philosophy of the strongest letter in the world: M stands worldwide for success in motor racing and the fascination of high-performance BMW models
The chassis of the new M RR is based on the RR with the bridge frame made of aluminium at its centrepiece. With the new M RR, there is a BMW motorcycle with an M brake for the first time
For those who are still not satisfied with the new M RR in standard trim, the M competition package provides a fascinating mixture of classy components for the racing technology gourmet and the aesthete at the same time. In addition to the M GPS laptrigger software and the corresponding activation code, the M competition package also includes the M milled parts package, the M carbon package as well as a silver 220 g lighter swinging arm, the friction-optimised, maintenance-free and DLC-coated M Endurance chain and the passenger package including tail-hump cover. M RR four-cylinder engine based on the RR engine for racing sport and produces 206bhp at 14,500 rpm and a maximum torque of 113Nm at 11,000 rpm.