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BMW M3 Convertible is in the Indian market. Read about its features and specifications to know about it more and whether you too would like to take the top down approach.

BMW M3 Convertible

BMW M3
M3, the new convertible from the German auto maker BMW, is a league of its own when it comes to the concept of taking the top down approach. The flashy, sporty, and glossy exteriors supported equally by the classy interiors loaded with comfort, entertainment, and safety features of a high-end car take this one to an all-together different level. Equipped with a demonic engine that reaches 0-100 kmph in 5.3 seconds; it’s a near dream come true for the sports car lovers who don’t want to be locked inside the confines of a simple vehicle. Although heftily priced at 78.1 Lac, the high-end enthusiasts will not walk away from embracing this rocking convertible. Features and specifications of BMW M3 Convertible will follow next. Read on!

Design & Comfort
The sculpted front of the BMW M3 Convertible makes no secret of the tremendous power that lies in wait beneath the bonnet. Alloy wheels and fog lights in the front further enhance the beauty of this beast. The retractable top disappears in about 22 seconds to leave riders get the feel of the cool breeze and the radiating warmth of the sun. The upholstery options in novillo black, novillo bamboo beige, novillo fox red, and novillo palladium silver make it easier to let go of the glossy exteriors and move inside for a ride. Comfort and entertainment features like armrest, automatic air conditioning with extended features, backrest width adjustment, 6 CD changer, HiFi loudspeaker system, electronic damper control, electric seat adjustment with memory, on-board monitor with TV function, leather steering wheel with multifunction buttons make it difficult for the driver and the passengers to move out again.

Engine
Powerful and dominant, once you lay your hands on the steering of the M3 Convertible, it would be hard to let go of the same. You ask why? Here is an answer - the 4.0L V8 high-rev engine installed in BMW M3 Convertible with displacement of 3999 cc delivers a maximum power of 420 Bhp @ 8300 rpm and maximum torque of 400 Nm @ 3900 rpm. It can reach 0-100 kmph in about 5.3 seconds and can attain a top speed of 250 kmph.

Safety
In accordance with power and style comes safety – M3 Convertible’s USP. This beauty comes loaded with an exuberant range of safety features which includes 3 point seat belts for all passengers, front and side airbags for the driver and front passenger with seat occupant detector, anti-lock braking system, inner vented compound disk brakes in front and rear, dynamic brake control, dynamic stability control and dynamic traction control. Additionally, the vehicle also sports integrated side impact protection, bumper system with interchangeable crumple zones in front and rear that can absorb impact at speeds up to 15kmph, safety battery terminal clamp, warning triangle with first aid kit, park distance control, and rain and light sensors. Such a plethora of safety features make up for the unbeatable ride that you can ever think of.

Variants & Price
The BMW M3 Convertible is available in seven different colors: Jerez Black, Interlagos Blue, Sparkling Graphite, Melbourne Red, Space Grey, Silverstone, and Alpine White. It is priced at Rs. 78.1 Lac and delivers a mileage of 5.7 kmpl in the city and 10.6 kmpl on highways.

Technical Specifications

Overview  
Make BMW
Model M3 Convertible
Body Type Convertible
Number Of Doors 2
Seating Capacity 4
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 L
Dimensions  
Length 4615 mm
Width 1804 mm
Height 1392 mm
Wheelbase 2761 mm
Wheel Track Front 1540 mm
Wheel Track Rear 1539 mm
Ground Clearance 161 mm
Weight  
Gross Weight 2280 kg
Kerb Weight 1810 kg
Engine  
Type 4.0L V8 high-rev petrol engine
Number of Cylinders 8
Valves 4 per cylinder
Displacement 3999 cc
Transmission 6 Speed Manual
Max. Power (max) 420 Bhp @ 8300 rpm
Max. Torque (max) 400 Nm @ 3900 rpm
Suspension  
Front Independent
Rear Independent
Brakes  
Front Inner vented compound disk brakes
Rear Inner vented compound disk brakes
Steering Type Rack & Pinion, Power Assisted
Tyre Size  
Front 245/40 ZR18
Rear 265/40 ZR18