BMW is still working on the new generation M3 and new details emerged about the performance sedan. According to a recent report, the new BMW M3 will be unveiled on September 23 and it will be painted in a special dark shade Isle of Man Green. The body will have a black grille and will be the Competition variant with carbon fiber trim and black wheels.
Also, the M4 Coupe will be unveiled in Sao Paolo Yellow paint.
According to BMW M officials, both models will use the 3.0 liter six-cylinder in-line engine which currently is available on X3 M and X4 M. The entry-level variant will deliver 480 horsepower and it will be available with a manual transmission and exclusively rear-wheel drive.
The second variant, the Competition one will deliver 510 horsepower and will be equipped exclusively with an eight-speed automatic transmission. This variant can be ordered either in a rear-wheel drive or an all-wheel drive with M xDrive system. The maximum torque provided by the engine will be 650 Nm which is 50 Nm more than the one delivered in the X3 M and X4 M.
The new performance versions will also come with modified suspensions and steering systems.