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BMW teases technical details for M3/M4

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The new BMW M3/M4 will have “approximately” 320kW (430hp) and “substantially more” than 500Nm of torque. It will be powered by a “high-revving” 3.0 litre inline six cylinder engine with two mono-scroll turbochargers. A 6-speed manual gearbox will be available, along with an optional 7-speed DCT featuring launch control. The M4 coupe will weigh less […]

New BMW M3/M4 promises more than 317kW

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We’ve already been given a visual preview of the new BMW M4 and now Bimmerpost is promising an unofficial preview of the much awaited technical details. So far they say we can expect the F80 M3/F82 M4 to have more than 425hp (317kW) and over 370lb-ft (500Nm) of torque. For comparison, the old E92 M3 […]

There will be a 6sp manual for the M3/M4 after all

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Thankfully, we can strike out yesterday’s article which suggested the forthcoming F80 M3 and F82 M4 would be available exclusively with a 7-speed DCT. Turns out an optional manual gearbox will be available in some markets, as BimmerFile explains: We typically don’t answer rumors from other sites but today’s M3/M4 rumor on Autoblog was so […]

This definitely is the new BMW M4

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Following the leaked image of the BMW M4 Concept comes this spy photo of an M4 prototype. Just stop and look at it, take it in for a moment. In that all black prototype get up it looks sensational, don’t you think. Thankfully, with minimal disguise, it’s now much easier to appreciate the shape and […]

Is this the new BMW M4?

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You’re looking at a concept version of the all-new BMW M4. At least that’s the claim from Belgian website Auto55 who also says the F82-based M4 Concept will be on show in Frankfurt next month. If nothing else it is the same colour as the car featured in the official video preview we got from […]

M3 watch: First official teaser

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They’ve not given us much to go on but this 18 second video from BMW’s M people is the first official preview of the upcoming M3/M4. Well, we’re saying it’s for the M3, BMW just says they’re “preparing something new”. It’s expected BMW will release details for the F80 M3 and F82 M4 in the […]

M3 watch: It’s gonna be a lightweight

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More news from BMW on the new F80 M3/F82 M4 comes to us via Top Gear who interviewed Matt Collins, BMW UK Product Manager for the 3 Series (among other things), at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The good news is Collins confirmed the dietary plans for the new M icon, which will start life […]

M3 watch: Less weight please

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Last week new details for the upcoming BMW M3 emerged predicting the F80 model could be up to 140kg less than the E92 model it replaces. Turns out BMW has gone back to the future by using the kerb weight of the two-generations-ago E46 as its target. So expect the F80 to weigh in somewhere […]

2014 BMW M4 back at the Ring

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The 2014 BMW M4 coupé has been spied in action at the latest industry pool testing held at the Nürburgring. It’s just the second time the coupé has been spotted and aside from the new pics and video (below) there’s not much else to tell you. Inasmuch as there’s no new info relating to the […]

M3 watch: Under the bonnet son

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BimmerPost takes us underneath the bonnet of the F80 M3 for our first look at the new inline six cylinder set to power BMW’s most revered M model. We still don’t know how many turbos will be bolted on to the engine, but looking at the two pipes coming from the intercooler it looks like […]

F82 BMW M4 coupé spied

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It might still be a couple of years away, but here’s a pretty good look at the new BMW M4, formerly known as the M3 coupé. Based on the F32 4 Series platform, the M4 will follow suit from the M3 sedan and use a turbocharged inline six cylinder engine. Spied at the Nürburgring recently, […]

2013 BMW M3 given F80 model code

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Forget everything we’ve told you about the BMW model code for the next M3. Bimmerpost brings word the F3x coding has been dropped and will be replaced by a unique F80 codename. That’s not all, however, with suggestions the M3 sedan will receive a stay of execution. This follows earlier reports predicting the M3 saloon […]