Posts Tagged: BMW 3 Series history

BMW M3 GT Coupe (E36) (1995)
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BMW M3 GT Coupe (E36) (1995)

In spring 1995, BMW M GmbH introduced a rather special version when it launched a strictly limited edition as the BMW M3 GT Coupe for homologation. BMW M3 GT Coupe was produced only in a limited edition of 350 cars.

BMW 3 Series (E30) (1982-1990)
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BMW 3 Series (E30) (1982-1990)

The second generation BMW 3 Series was presented in 1982 presenting new design, optimised aerodynamics, more space and comfort, extra power and additional body and engine variants. The new car’s lines were significantly tauter and smoother than those of its predecessor, and its drag coefficient had been reduced by almost 15 per cent.

BMW M3 Sedan (E36) (1994-1999)
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BMW M3 Sedan (E36) (1994-1999)

In 1994, BMW M3 debuted as a four-door sedan. This car enabled BMW to meet the desires of a large number of customers for a compact, luxury saloon with the genes of a high-performance sports car. The four-door BMW M3 Sedan car was undoubtedly the most successful combination of sportiness and everyday road use that had been sold up to that point under the M3 badge.

BMW M3 Convertible (E36) (1994-1999)
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BMW M3 Convertible (E36) (1994-1999)

Following the BMW M3 Coupe, and based on the four-seater BMW 3-Series Convertible, the new BMW M3 Convertible was launched in 1994. BMW M3 Convertible was fitted with a power-operated hood as standard. It also featured innovative safety technology.

BMW M3 GTR (E36)
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BMW M3 GTR (E36)

BMW presented the BMW M3 E36 in 1992. Only a year later, the new BMW M3 GTR racing version was already lining up on the grid for the first race in the German Touring Car Championship in April 1993. The new regulations were only defined at the beginning of 1992.

BMW 3 Series (E21) (1975-1983)
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BMW 3 Series (E21) (1975-1983)

BMW presented the first generation BMW 3 Series in 1975. Although the two-door Sedan displayed distinctive characteristics emphasising its relationship with the BMW 5 Series unveiled three years earlier, the compact and sporting model that eventually made its debut on the market was a totally new car.

BMW 325iX (E30) was BMW’s first all-wheel drive model
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BMW 325iX (E30) was BMW’s first all-wheel drive model

First BMW all-wheel drive was unveiled in 1985 as a second-generation BMW 3 Series. All-wheel drive was offered exclusively in conjunction with a 2.5-litre six-cylinder in-line petrol engine producing 171 horsepower. The permanent all-wheel drive of the BMW 325iX channelled power to the front and rear wheels at a constant 37 : 63 percent split.

BMW M3 (E46) (2001-2006)
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BMW M3 (E46) (2001-2006)

The third BMW M3 was very powerful, wide and yet elegant. Thanks to a special front apron with integrated fog lamps and large cooling air intakes, it presented a significantly different profile to all other models in the BMW 3 Series.

BMW M3 (E36) (1992-1999)
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BMW M3 (E36) (1992-1999)

Comparing to the first generation, the second generation BMW M3 was a completely new car and a completely different car. An elegant and sophisticated coupé now emerged on the roads with a powerful yet cultured six-cylinder engine.

BMW M3 E30 in motorsport
By September 14, 2010 Read More →

BMW M3 E30 in motorsport

The first generation of BMW M3 was designed to be produced as a mass-production automobile on an assembly line. It was destined to compete in near-production touring car motor sport, or more precisely as a Group A racing car.