The New BMW M3 Sedan and M4 Coupe Are Here With A Bigger Grill and AWD

 NEW BMW M3 SEDAN AND M4 COUPE ARE HERE WITH A BIGGER GRILL AND AWD

September 23, 2020 – The BMW M line gets an update with the new M3 sedan and M4 coupe and packs in a ton of new tech. Both the M3 and the M4 will be available in a standard trim and a competition trim. Power wise, the competition versions have 20 more horsepower than the standard version as well as an all-new M xDrive all-wheel-drive system. The M returns with an in-line six-cylinder engine powered by twin turbochargers and track optimized cooling and oil supply. Additionally, the exhaust comes with electrically controlled flaps to control exhaust sounds.

New 2021 BMW M4 Coupe
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BMW M3 Sedan:
353 kW/480 hp; acceleration [0 – 100 km/h (62 mph)]: 4.2 seconds
BMW M3 Competition Sedan:
375 kW/510 hp; acceleration [0 – 100 km/h (62 mph)]: 3.9 seconds
BMW M4 Coupé:
353 kW/480 hp; acceleration [0 – 100 km/h (62 mph)]: 4.2 seconds
BMW M4 Competition Coupé:
375 kW/510 hp; acceleration [0 – 100 km/h (62 mph)]: 3.9 seconds

New 2021 BMW M3 Sedan
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Both the M3 and M4 will be available with a 6-speed manual transmission, keeping with their pursuit of providing an authentic drivers experience. Models with the new xDrive system will also be able to switch between 2wd, 4wd, and 4wd sportmode through an electronically controlled differential. Adding to the electrification, the suspension has Adaptive M suspension which has electronically controlled shock absorbers and M Servotronic steering. Race compound brakes paired with carbon ceramic rotors round out the performance of the new M.

New 2021 BMW M4 Coupe
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New 2021 BMW M3 Sedan
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There's no shortage of sharp lines in the design of these cars. The new BMW M, with the addition of its large grill, brings a fresh look to the traditional BMW twin kidney grill. Regardless, the pedigree of the M remains in these models with their high performance capability.

New 2021 BMW M4 Coupe
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