The wheels are 17-inches in diameter, with a width of 7. The trunk lid was redesigned to incorporate a raised lip, unlike the standard M3 where one is simply added onto a flat trunk. Although the front-end design of the saloon matches the specific look and high-performance character of the coupé, the side-sills and rear diffuser are tailored for the saloon. Engine upgrades consisted of camshafts, dual pickup sump, an oil restrictor in the head and a cold air snorkel into air filter box replacing left hand fog light. It features both automatic and manual modes similar to the gearboxes in the E36 and E46, but with more speed and efficiency. Three years later, after the introduction of both 4-door sedan and 2-door convertible versions, the M3 coupe received a newly-developed 3. Each owner was given a 1-page legal document to sign acknowledging that any installation of trunk items voided the new car warranty.
The M3 saloon is powered by the same engine as the other two versions coupé and convertible. Please email or call before you bid. Other changes include a deeper and adjustable front splitter, higher rear double wing, aluminum doors, wheels measuring 17 x 7. Gloss black trim is added to the kidney grille, side gills, and model badge on the trunk. The M3 Compact was reviewed in the German magazine 'Auto Motor und Sport'.
The interior includes fibreglass front racing bucket seats, a fibreglass backing for the rear seats, and carbon fibre for the center console, door panels, door trim and head-liner, The steering wheel has just a single button which activates the M track mode, instead of the buttons for cruise control, stereo, and phone controls on the regular M3. With a power output of 240 kW 322 bhp , the M3-R is the most powerful production E36 M3. If you email me an offer, I will understand that it would be based upon you looking the car over first. Structural weight reduction measures include the use of in various structural points in the car, a roof constructed from carbon fibre reinforced plastic reducing curb weight by 7 kg 15 lb and, more importantly, lowering the centre of gravity , body panels constructed from and thinner glass for the rear window. These tyres provided high grip levels once warmed up on a racetrack, but poor performance on wet roads and when below their operating temperature.
M3 the less powerful engine used in the U. The 1996+ model is known for being more difficult to performance tune, due to slightly smaller intake manifold runners and more complicated electronic parts. Showed up it was sitting out front and I was greeted by a kind gentleman who told me everything there was to know about the truck. If you email me an offer, I will understand that it would be based upon you looking the car over first. Standard Catalog of Imported Cars 1946—2002. Overall the changes added up to 91 kg 200 lb less than a standard M3. Please email or call before you bid.
Archived from on 29 March 2012. The wheels were increased in size to 19 inches. It was available in two colours: Silver Grey Metallic and Black Sapphire Metallic. We have an excellent selection of M3 custom parts, like body kits, carbon hoods, custom seats, and rims, to name a few. In 2004, named the E30 M3 car number six on the list of. The 4 cylinder M3 produced 197 hp, up 94 hp over the standard 318i.
The M3 was not very competitive with the four-wheel-drive cars on loose surfaces, but a very effective car on asphalt. The exterior includes the M Sport exhaust with black chrome tailpipes and high gloss Shadow Line exterior trim. Private teams Scheid, , etc. This was in order to compensate for the lower ride height, primarily for rebounding damping rates as opposed to actual compression. It has a bolt in roll cage, Sparco seats and removable Sparco steering wheel. The new models cost £55,690 coupé and £59,785 convertible respectively; £1000 more than the base model.
Brake cooling ducts were installed in place of front foglights. Archived from on 6 June 2009. Every feature of the car, even the smallest component, is built for performance. Total production was of the E9x M3 was 40,092 coupes, 16,219 convertibles and 9,674 sedans. Archived from on 16 June 2009. The kerb weight of the 1996 M3 coupe in European specification is 1,515 kg 3,340 lb. So please take a look at our M3 parts selection.
The M3 name remains in use solely for the saloon version. We're confident you'll enjoy the experience! This E36 coupe model got the 3. The roof, the rear wing as well as the front and rear bumpers are made of carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic. The F80 M3, as well as its coupe counterpart the M4, were revealed at the 2014. Top Speed: 155 mph electronically limited. The fifth generation M3's platform structure is made of steel, and the bonnet and front quarter panels from aluminium.