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Right from BMW’s kitty enters the pure and fine sporty BMW M3 Coupe. Navigate through this article to know all about the features and specifications of BMW M3 Coupe.

BMW M3 Coupe

BMW M3 Coupe
If you are looking for a car that offers light weight, stylish design, powerful engine, and excellent performance, coupled with luxury and class, then BMW M3 Coupe is what you should seek for. Based on the 3 Series sedan, the M3 Coupe is crafted in view of promoting the racing program of BMW. The latest amongst the M series to arrive in India, this deluxe and urbane vehicle is sure to give tough competition to high performance sports cars, thereby making it an ideal high quality sports machine. With the V8 engine, this car is all set to deliver the supreme dynamic driving experience to all BMW aficionados. The BMW M3 Coupe is in line with competitors like Audi TT Coupe, Lexus IS-F, Audi RS5, and Mercedes-Benz CLK63 AMG.

Design & Comfort
BMW M3 Coupe redefines luxury, class, and sophistication. Just as powerful and dynamic is the brand name, so are the stylish exteriors and interiors. The impressive and attractive front is created to easily and conveniently accommodate the V8 high-rev engine. The heavy and muscular rear gives way for the wider track and four tailpipes. The incredibly light weight and strong carbon roof combine to set new records for an unmatched ‘M’ chassis. The body-colored bumpers, along with large air dams on the front bumper, add to the overall sporty appeal of this beauty and keep the engine cooled and efficient throughout driving. The bight xenon headlamps that come with automatic range control, four corona rings, and a headlight washing system, make driving safer and easy. The adaptive headlights are equipped with sensors which measure the car’s speed and steering movement to automatically shift lighting focus on the direction of the road ahead.

Besides the cultured and refined exteriors, the interiors are designed to make driving a pleasurable experience, keeping in mind the person behind the M steering wheel. The dashboard and controls are deigned and layered to add to the driver’s convenience. The trademark dual M circular dials, the M design iDrive Controller, and the ergonomically optimized M seat with memory function, which stores the previous settings are some attractive interior features to check out in this stylish beauty. The front and rear carpeted floor mats, leather steering wheel, anthracite trim located on headliner, and titanium shadow trim located on center floor console, doors and instrumental panel create an ambience to make all the occupants feel good about driving a BMW.

Engine
By combining racing technology with everyday usability, the BMW M3 Coupe is equipped with V8 high-rev engine that sets an individual personality of this handsome hunk. The vehicle is designed with 8-cylinder 4.0L petrol engine that delivers a maximum power output of 420 HP and can be driven at the top speed of 250 kmph. With an ability of crossing 100 kmph in just 4.8 seconds, this high-performance sports vehicle has the ability to convert Indian roads to a complete racetrack.

Safety
The BMW M3 Coupe is crafted with high-performance safety features that reveal durability, brake deceleration, heat response, and wet-weather performance - elements that are found only in a sports car. A single touch of the M Drive function button on the steering wheel allows the driver to program an array of BMW M3 Coupe’s functions to suit his individual preferences. These include the Digital Motor Electronics (DME system), Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), Electronic Damper Control (EDC), Servotronic steering and the engine. Other safety features include driver and front passenger airbags, head airbags at the front and rear, side airbags integrated into the seat for driver and front passenger, alarm system with remote control, rollover sensor, automatic locking retractors, trunk anti-trap device, crumple zones, emergency fuel shutoff device, side guard door beams, front pretensioners, and automatic seatbelt assistant.

Variants & Price
Revamped interiors, exemplary exteriors, and mechanical underpinnings blend together to deliver luxury, class, and elegance in the form of BMW M3 Coupe. The stunning and elegant BMW M3 Coupe is offered in eight dazzling exterior colors to choose from: Alpine White, Interlagos Blue Metallic, Jerez Black Metallic, Jet Black, LeMans Blue Metallic, Melbourne Red Metallic, Silverstone Metallic, and Space Gray Metallic. Besides, you have the option of picking your luxurious baby in an exciting range of eleven interiors colors. The BMW M3 Coupe is priced at Rs. 74, 20,000 (ex-showroom).

Technical Specifications

Overview  
Make BMW
Model M3 Coupe
Body Type Coupe
Number of Doors 2
Seating Capacity 4
Fuel Tank Capacity 63L
Dimensions  
Length 4615 mm
Width 1804 mm
Height 1418 mm
Wheelbase 2761 mm
Wheel Track Front 1538 mm
Wheel Track Rear 1539 mm
Ground Clearance 161 mm
Weight  
Gross Weight 2080 kg
Kerb Weight 1580 kg
Engine  
Type 8-cylinder Petrol 4.0L
Number of Cylinders 8
Displacement 3999 cc
Transmission 6-speed manual
Max. Power 309 kW/ 420 HP @ 8300 RPM
Max. Torque 400 Nm @ 3900 RPM
Suspension  
Front Suspension Twin-joint spring strut axle, sub-frame with tie-rod & stiffening plate
Rear Suspension Sub-frame rear axle in steel, track control arm and spring strut
Brakes  
Front Ventilated Disk
Rear Ventilated Disk
Steering Type Rack & Pinion, Power-assisted
Tyre Size  
Front 245/40 ZR18
Rear 265/40 ZR18