Would you like one? BMW are producing a limited run of M Performance Editions for the BMW M3 and BMW M5 – just for the UK market. Fitted with their familiar 414bhp and 552bhp V8 engines, the new BMW M3 M Performance Edition will cost £74,080, while the BMW M5 M Performance Edition will set you back a cool £95,140.
To mark the 40th anniversary year of M GmbH, BMW are offering a limited-edition M3 Coupé Frozen Silver Edition model for UK customers. 2012 will also be the final year of production for the E90/E92/E93 Model M3, before the V8-powerplant is replaced with a new turbocharged six cylinder unit in the new 3 Series, so this might also become a collectible last edition.
Veteran MotoGP racer, Loris Capirossi, who retired at the end of last season, has become the MotoGP series organiser’s safety advisor. Alongside this new role, BMW has chosen Capirossi as a BMW M MotoGP expert, responsible for stewarding guests around the MotoGP paddock and providing an exciting glimpse behind the scenes.
This week containing an EXCLUSIVE interview with new WRC driver and internet sensation, Ken Block, an M-Power special featuring BMW’s E46 M3 CSL and E92 M3 Edition, plus a road test of the Quattro-tastic Audi TT RS. Enjoy!
We meet with Dr Kay Segler, President of M GmbH and ask him about the future of BMW’s M-cars.
The new X6M and X5M represent a series of firsts for BMW’s M division, but as controversial as they may be, they also showcase M divisions new strategy of fitting turbocharged engines to its cars.
BMW’s M Division looks set to abandon it traditional naturally aspirated engines to improve efficiency and lower CO2 emissions.
We brought you news of the forthcoming X6M and X5M models late last year, and now BMW have launched a microsite with a countdown to their official unveiling on 4th April.
An interesting press release came out from BMW this morning that had a few of us scratching our heads. While other car companies around…