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The new BMW M3 and M4

New editions of the pace-setting high-performance sports cars in the premium midsize segment from BMW shows that the M3 Sedan and Competition Sedan, as well as the M4 Coupé and Competition Coupé, are here to stay.

The new BMW M3 and M4 Photo by BMW Group
The new BMW M3 and M4 Photo by BMW Group
The new BMW M3 and M4 Photo by BMW Group
The new BMW M3 and M4 Photo by BMW Group
The new BMW M3 and M4 Photo by BMW Group

The standard-bearers for racing-car exhilaration in everyday driving are primed for action in the new-generation form. 35 years after the first BMW M3 took to the stage, BMW M GmbH is presenting the latest generation of its high-performance models at the premium end of the midsize class. 

Extra variety in the powertrain offering. Authentic performance experience in the new BMW M3 Sedan and new BMW M4 Coupé thanks to the six-speed manual gearbox not offered by any rival. BMW M3 Competition Sedan and BMW M4 Competition Coupé with eight-speed M Steptronic transmission. Competition models also available with M xDrive all-wheel-drive system for the first time, est. from summer 2021.

Six-cylinder in-line engine with M TwinPower Turbo technology, high‑revving character, maximum 375 kW/510 hp and up to 650 Nm (479 lb-ft). Two turbochargers, optimized direct injection, cooling and oil supply adapted for track use, model-specific exhaust system with electrically operated flaps for emotionally stirring engine soundtrack.

Model-specific six-speed manual gearbox with Gear Shift Assistant for extremely dynamic driving situations. The latest generation of the eight‑speed M Steptronic transmission with Drivelogic and three shift programs. M xDrive links up with Active M Differential, rear-wheel-biased setup, three selectable modes: 4WD, 4WD Sport, and 2WD for pure rear‑wheel drive and deactivated stability control.

Adaptive M suspension with electronically controlled shock absorbers and M Servotronic steering with the variable ratio is fitted as standard. M‑specific front- and rear-axle modifications. The new integrated braking system with two settings for pedal feel and response. M Compound brakes as standard, M Carbon ceramic brakes optional.

Two body variants with their own individual exterior designs and an emotionally engaging aesthetic. BMW M3 Sedan and BMW M4 Coupé with performance-oriented body feature: M-specific version of large, vertical BMW kidney grille, powerfully sculpted wheel arches with eye‑catching M gills, prominent side sill extensions with attachments to the front and rear aprons, carbon-fiber roof with aerodynamically optimized fins, plus rear spoiler and familiar M tailpipe pairs. New, exclusive exterior paint finishes. M Carbon exterior package and BMW M Performance Parts available as options.