Video: 2013 BMW M3 vs. 2014 Corvette Stingray -Edmunds.comby Bernie@Fanatics
Edmunds.com compares the all new Corvette Stingray and departing legend BMW M3 on performance stats, 0-60/quarter mile times, braking distances, slalom runs & skip pad ratings.
Fresh from a clean sweep of German Touring Car Masters (DTM) titles in 2012, the BMW M3 has continued to power from one victory to the next again this season. And the race-spec car is sure to be involved in a good deal more exciting action before the season concludes this autumn. The series-produced model, however, is already on the finishing straight as BMW M GmbH announces the end of production for the fourth generation of the BMW M3 Coupe.
The high-performance sports car which spawned the championship-winning DTM racer is set to end its career on the road with more than 40,000 examples having left the factory. Indeed, the BMW M3 Coupe will be drawing a line under an extraordinary run on the world’s car markets. The BMW M3 Convertible, likewise powered by a high-revving V8 engine, will continue in production until September 2013.
Manhart Racing in Wuppertal Germany has transplanted the 4.4l V8 twin turbo S63 from an X6M into an E92 M3. Look at this BEAST!
More Frozen M3s - Now in Red, White and Blueby tim330i
For the first time, the M3 Frozen Limited Edition will be available in a choice of frozen exterior finishes. Appropriate to this election season in the US, those choices are Frozen Red, Frozen White and Frozen Blue.
The BMW 3 Series Convertible has been judged the worst car on the market for breakdowns after spending nearly 3.5 days a year in the garage for repairs. The popular upmarket soft-top spends almost a day longer off the road every year due to faults than any other car, according to the latest research by Which?
Only 200 copies will be built this summer. Priced from $70,995 including $895 Destination and Handling, the M3 Coupe Lime Rock Park Edition will be "…a classic car for a classic track," as described by Skip Barber, owner of the historic Lime Rock Park racing circuit located in northwestern Connecticut. BMW and Lime Rock Park have collaborated on the M3 Coupe Lime Rock Park Edition to celebrate the longstanding relationship between BMW automobiles, the famed Lime Rock Park racing circuit, and the thousands of passionate drivers and fans who join them together. Deliveries are planned to begin this September.
To honor the 40 years since the founding of BMW M in 1972, production for the United States of these very special M3 Coupes will be limited to 40 identically-equipped cars. Each features BMW Individual Frozen Silver Metallic exterior paint with....