BMW has announced a M3 M Peformance edition– there will only be 30 made soley for the UK market costing £74,080.
The new BMW M3 M Performance Edition features a 420hp V8 engine mated to a seven-speed M DCT transmission and variable M differential. The Competition Package is standard, which features 10mm lowered suspension, Electronic Damper Control with Sport mode and a revised DSC+ system.
The BMW M3 M Performance Edition standard equipment includes; 19-inch M Y-spoke Matt Black alloy wheels, Dark Chrome exhaust, side gills and kidney surround, jet black bonnet intakes, carbon-fibre front splitters, high-gloss Shadowline exterior trim, folding exterior mirrors and sun protection glass to complement its unique exterior. Adaptive headlights, DAB digital radio, a Harman/Kardon 13-loudspeaker system, BMW Professional Media Package, mobile application preparation, telephone USB audio interface and Internet add to the M3’s practicality. While the sliding front armrest, front seat heating and front and rear Park Distance Control complete the package. This equipment added to a standard M3 would cost around £10,000.
The M3 M Performance Edition features extended Black Novillo leather upholstery with contrasting Mugello Red, Lotus White or Tobago Blue stitching as standard.
There will be three new Frozen paint colours; BMW Individual Japan Red with a Frozen Red wrap, BMW Individual Frozen White and BMW Individual Frozen Blue.
You can order your BMW M3 M Performance Edition now from your local BMW dealer or if you want to go 'large' there is also a BMW M5 M Performance Edition on sale now.Published 31 May 2012