BMW has taken the wraps of their new BMW M4 Coupe and new M3 sedan, both cars will be shown off at the Detroit Auto Show in January 2014.
The M4 couple is an all new model that replaces the previous M3 coupe, the new M3 will no longer be available as a coupe like in previous years.
Both models share the same inline-6 engine, and the new engine is a 3.0 liter model which is around 10kg lighter than the previous engine.
The new BMW M4 and BMW M3 will come with 425hp, and will feature a 0-60mph time of 3.9 seconds with the automatic M-DCT transmission and 4.1 seconds with a manual transmission.
“Four generations of the BMW M3 have blended motor sport genes and uncompromised everyday usability within an emotionally rich overall concept,” explains Dr Friedrich Nitschke, President BMW M GmbH. “The BMW M3 Sedan and BMW M4 Coupe represent an ongoing commitment to this philosophy. The engine is the heart of every M model, and the new turbocharged six-cylinder unit fitted in the two new cars combines the virtues of a high-revving naturally aspirated unit with the strengths of turbocharger technology. A committed lightweight design concept produces a weight saving of around 80 kilograms over the outgoing M3. The BMW M3 and BMW M4 take motor sport technology from the track to the road, and thousands of laps of the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife – the world’s most exacting race track – have readied the new models for that transition. Meticulous and passion-fuelled development work has underpinne
Both the new BMW M4 and BMW M3 will go on sale in the summer of 2014, as yet BMW have yet to announce any pricing, you can find out more details over at BMW at the link below.
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