Six months, twenty-six days. That’s a countdown until you get a initial live, in-person demeanour during a subsequent iteration of a BMW M3, according to AutoWeek.
The F80 M3 will be crop up upon a BMW mount during a 2013 Geneva Motor Show in “lightly potential concept” form, according to a report, with a prolongation automobile bowing during a Frankfurt uncover subsequent fall. The opening sedan won’t go upon sale until a finish of 2013 here in a U.S., with coupe as well as automobile versions as well as a single of BMW’s peculiar Gran Coupe models following in after years.
AutoWeek says a M3 will be a brew of steel with a little aluminum physique panels, powered by a turbocharged inline-six creation about 450 horsepower as well as 350 pound-feet of torque. Although rumors of a 3.3-liter V6 formed upon BMW’s incomparable V8 engine persist, a some-more intolerable conjecture involves a gearbox, which is pronounced to be a dual-clutch with 7 speeds. That’s right, no primer delivery will be offered, according to a report.
Of course, BMW has attempted to have which pierce prior to with a M5. Fortunately, sufficient complaints from American business caused a association to shift a mind. So, automobile man purists, begin your grousing now, as a time is already ticking.