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2017 BMW M3 30 Jahre: A step back in time

Where were you in 1987? For me, I was busy being born. But if you were old enough to remember, you more than likely would’ve been sporting the coolest mullet in town or wearing brightly coloured leg warmers while dancing to Belinda Carlisle’s Heaven is a Place on Earth. Yes, there were a lot of cringeworthy moments in the '80s, but there was also some moments to be proud of...

2016 BMW M3 Competition review

For me, BMW's M3 Competition is the perfect blend of looks, performance, handling and practicality, as well as being loaded with all the latest mod-cons to make life comfortable.

2016 BMW M3 and M4 Competition Review

The new Competition updates promise to flex more M3 and M4 muscles. So are the new boys on the block a revelation or just mild evolution?

BMW M3 Review – featuring E92

Before you read any deeper into this BMW M3 review, let me declare some bias. I’m more of an M3 person than an M4 one. It’s not just about the four-door practicality, as most M3 generations sold in Australia have been coupes; or the fact the M3 saves you $10K over the M4; it’s also about that badge...

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Drag Race: Australia vs The World: HSV GTSR W1 v BMW M3 Competition v Mercedes-AMG C63 S v Alfa Romeo Giulia QV

Read the full article here. Australia – it's the country where there's always an insect, animal or sea creature trying to kill you. It's also the country that once housed a thriving car industry. But, instead of crying over spilt milk, we're showing the world one last time why the constant fear of death has inspired our local engineers to build a car that's itching at the chance to chew you up and spit you out...

2016 driving experiences : new skills and adrenaline-pumping thrills

There are some fantastic driver training and driving experiences on offer in Australia. The Germans lead the way with Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche and Volkswagen offer a wide range of courses to the general public. Others like Isuzu, Land Rover and Jaguar run special events for owners that involve expert instructors, race-tracks and off-road adventures...

BMW Connected Drive - functionality overview

Read the article here. There are a lot of exciting things about owning a new BMW - whether it's the all new M3 and of course the first ever BMW X4. While there are some pretty cool things happening on the outside, there is very impressive technology happening on the inside - thanks to BMW Connected Drive...

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Drag race: Australia vs The World

Australia. It's the country where there's always an insect, animal or sea creature trying to kill you. It's also the country that once housed a thriving car industry. But, instead of crying over spilt milk, we're showing the world one last time why the constant fear of death has inspired our local engineers to build a car that's itching at the chance to chew you up and spit you out...

Alfa Romeo Giulia QV v BMW M3 Competition v Mercedes-AMG C63 S comparison

For a nation renowned for its love of all things sport, it should come as no surprise this admiration and aspiration extends to what we drive. We are inside the top-10 world sales market list for Lamborghini, Porsche is seeing continuing sales growth and both Mercedes-AMG and BMW M Division speak highly of the Australian market, where we have the highest performance-version to regular-model ratio in the world...

BMW M4 GTS v M3 CSL: The latest and greatest at the 2017 Bathurst 12 Hour

In and of itself, this year's 2017 Bathurst 12 Hour truly was an epic affair – just read Rob Margeit's race-day recap or Tom Fraser's BMW M6 GT3 behind the scenes special. The folks at BMW Australia invited CarAdvice along to the monster Bathurst 12 Hour race weekend held at the iconic Mount Panorama Circuit, and they also surprised by giving us limited access to two very special vehicles: the 2017 BMW M4 GTS and the 2003 BMW M3 CSL...

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BMW M3 News

2018 BMW M3 CS revealed, local arm keen

The BMW M3 CS has been revealed, adding yet another variant - albeit in limited numbers - to the Bavarian manufacturer's sports sedan lineup. In similar fashion to the M4 CS, the M3 CS sits one rung up above the Competition Package variant, bringing more power, a more focused look, and extensive use of carbon-fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP)...

BMW reveals M Performance goodies for SEMA

BMW has revealed its its new M Performance parts for the new-generation M5 super sedan, along with a special M3 30 Years American Edition for the US market. Set to be displayed at the 2017 SEMA show, the M Performance parts on the new M5 have already been previewed by the new MotoGP safety car, and are all crafted from carbon-fibre...

BMW M3 CS spied during testing

The BMW M3 CS has been snapped during testing, providing a peek at the upcoming hot four-door. Like the two-door M4 CS, it builds on the base four-door M3 body with a carbon fibre bonnet and splitter, along with a gurney spoiler on the bootlid. All the same touches feature on the M4 CS...

BMW M four-cylinder engine unlikely, unless electrified

BMW’s M Division says it will not produce a small-capacity high-performance turbocharged four-cylinder engine until it can find the right way to counter the deficits of such a power unit with electrification. Speaking to Australian media in Munich today, the boss of BMW’s M Division, Frank Van Meel, said the performance sub-brand is keen to maintain its six-cylinder power units despite rival Mercedes-AMG having made use of smaller capacity four-cylinder units...

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BMW M3 Owner Reviews

1994 BMW M3 review

My interest in motorsport came at a young age, with fond memories of watching the Group A touring car championship in the early 1990s. The cars were so exciting to watch, and the appeal to me was the diverse range of manufactures that entered the championship...

2009 BMW M3 review

M3 drivers have no friends." – Jeremy Clarkson "[The] M3 is one of the most perfectly balanced machines ever created by man." – also Jeremy Clarkson It was the same old story, told many times before... Young man buys Porsche. Young man finds girlfriend. Young man marries girlfriend. Young man sells Porsche...

2009 BMW M3 Review

It isn't often that one gets the chance to talk about the cars that have made an impression on one's life... I have a four-door E90 BMW M3. It takes my breath away every time I drive it. The motor is a masterpiece and is coupled to the DCT gearbox that marries the usability and comfort of a full auto with the hard edged racing-style performance of an affordable supercar...

2012 BMW M3 PURE EDITION II Review

My M3 coupe is a Jan 2012 registered car. Finished in Mineral White, it includes the Competition package. The vehicle is amazing. Having previously owned a 335i, I can dispel the myth that the M3 is just an upgraded 335i. It is a totally different car altogether. Around town the car performs brilliantly. The ride is firm yet comfortable...

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