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  1. Opinions on F30 M3s?

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    Hey fanatics, Suddenly I'm entertaining the idea of getting a 2012-2015 M3. I was curious if any of you fanatics own one and your thoughts on the differences between years of the F30 chassis. Anything to know about and/or avoid when entering the purchasing talks? I really wanted to get a...
  2. VIDEO: F80 M3 on the Nurburgring

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2k3-OABFBwM We've once again spied BMW testing the F80 M3. This time we were lucky enough to catch a development car on the famed Nurburging. With the driver giving it a good amount of right foot we get a strong indication of the soundtrack the next generation M3...
  3. F80 M3 on the track - Thoughts on the exhaust note

    General F30 Sedan/F31 Wagon/F32 Coupe/F33 Cabrio
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2k3-OABFBwM We've once again spied BMW testing the F80 M3. This time we were lucky enough to catch a development car on the famed Nurburging. With the driver giving it a good amount of right foot we get a strong indication of the soundtrack the next generation M3...
  4. VIDEO: F80 M3 Sedan Testing at the 'ring - Listen to that Exhaust!

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gcIoUdxwHb8 BMW is fine tuning the next generation M3 sedan, chassis code F80 on the Nurburgring. Powered by an inline 6 cylinder twin turbo engine believed to be based off the N54 engine found in the E90 335i. Power is going to be around 450hp and torque...
  5. Next Gen M3 Drops Camo for Hot Weather Testing to Reveal Final Bumper Design

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    http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=335791&stc=1&d=1344354670 BMW has had to strip off all but the smallest bit of cladding on the next generation F80 M3 to go hot weather testing. This strip down was needed to get realistic tests of the cooling system and in turn...
  6. Revealed - F80 M3 Front Bumper Looks like M6

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    http://www.f30driver.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=462928&stc=1&d=1343784099 We've got the latest spy shots of the next gen F80 M3 and they leave little to the imagination about what the front bumper is going to look like. The design borrows much from the F12/F13 M6, especially the...
  7. F80 M3 Retains Hood Power Dome - First Spy Pics

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    http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=334315 BMW continues the M3 tradition started on none other then the E46 M3 and gives the F80 M3 a power dome on the hood! A little power dome history for everyone, the dome on the hood of the E46 M3 was cosmetic, the E92 M3 hood was...
  8. F30/F80 Next Gen M4 V6 Rumor persists

    BMW News from around the Web
    Quite frankly, this vexes me... I really hope they dont do it, and its just internet chatter. With the I-6 tradition thrown out the window, along with SUV M cars :4ngie:, minivans in disguise (5 GT), Turbo charging gas cars(This one wasnt so bad), i fear we may only be years away from a FWD...
  9. The Next M3!

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    http://autos.yahoo.com/news/future-cars-worth-waiting-for.html?page=2 2014 BMW M3 What It Is: The latest in a long line of ***8201;M3s to provide sports-car performance in a cop-duping wrapper. This will be BMW’s most powerful M3 yet. Why It Matters: It's the bestselling M-badged car and...
  10. Video: F80 M3 Test Mule in action

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    Someone with quick reflexes spied the next generation M3 testing and was able to capture the sites and sounds on video! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jEokuh46ks Things we know about the M3 from the video - This is a DTC transmission test mule (based on gear changes) but a manual will be...
  11. Spy Photos of the Next Generation M3 (F80)

    General F30 Sedan/F31 Wagon/F32 Coupe/F33 Cabrio
    http://www.f30driver.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=418751&stc=1&d=1317134944 Our network of spy photo photographers has turned up some shots of the next generation M3 which is now going by the chassis code F80. You can pick out that this is the M3 from the wider fenders, bigger air...
  12. F30 2013/2014 BMW M3 test mule spied for the first time

    General F30 Sedan/F31 Wagon/F32 Coupe/F33 Cabrio
    We've seen plenty of 328i and 335i test mules in the swirly camo paint BMW uses to hide the final design but we haven't seen the M3, until now. This test mule sports the telltale M3 upgrades including 19" wheels, bigger cross drilled brakes, and a quad exhaust. While the body looks similar to...
  13. Triple turbo M3 confirmed.

    General F30 Sedan/F31 Wagon/F32 Coupe/F33 Cabrio
    http://www.f30driver.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=408882&stc=1&d=1310139227 Get ready for a boom in M cars. The boss of BMW’s M Division, Dr Friedrich Nitschke, has confirmed that a raft of new models wearing the famous badge is on the way – with the M2 to be joined by a powerful M3 and...
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