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TOP 5 M3 Articles

The BMW E30 M3 was created as a homologation model to allow BMW to compete in the Deutsche Tourenwagen Meisterschaft and Group A Touring racing series. Over three decades later and the M3 is still considered as one of BMW's best models to feature amongst its diverse products. We list the top five articles BMW M3 articles on AutoTrader.

The BMW M3 is now in its fifth-generation or F80 body style but the new G80 M3 Sedan and Sedan Competition models were unveiled earlier in 2020 and are expected to reach local shores in early 2021. Both the new M3 Sedan and Sedan Competition models come fitted with a 3.0-litre, twin-turbocharged, straight-six, petrol motor.

The M3 Sedan sends 353 kW and 550 Nm of torque to the rear wheels via its 6-speed manual transmission while the M3 Sedan Competition, provides 375 kW and 650 Nm to the rear wheels from the same engine motor mated to an 8-speed M Steptronic transmission. While the new models seem to be exciting prospects, let us take a look back at the headlines the older generation M3 models made on the AutoTrader website.

In this article, Lawrence Minnie compares the outgoing BMW F80 M3 model with the BMW G20 3 Series model in anticipation of the BMW G80 M3 which was only unveiled later. The article list changes already noticed between the standard 3 Series models and what can be expected on the new M4.

Now if you are a proud owner of an F80 BMW M3, Stuart Johnston spends some time with Nishaad Essop from BMW Sandton, to find out what the most popular accessories for the BMW performance model are. This might just serve as some inspiration if you are looking to spruce up your German sports car.

Farzana Chaumoo's knowledge and passion for BMW vehicles shine through as she explains the differences between the E46 BMW 3 Series engines starting with the 318i, all the way up to the M3. Not only will you get all the specifications on each but you will also find 6 reasons to own an E46 M3 in list form.


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