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2019 BMW M3 CS review

We're on site in Europe for the launch of BMW's new M2 and M5 Competition models, and the new M3 CS rolls onto the stage... let's drive.

2018 BMW M3 and M4 Pure review

Not only has BMW's M division sharpened the chassis on its latest BMW M3 and BMW M4, it's also sharpened the price tag and added even more kit for its new Pure editions...

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.

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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: Four generations face off in a drag race - video

The BMW M3 has been around for over 30 years and five generations – how far has the company's staple sports sedan come? Mat Watson from the UK's Carwow managed to line up four generations of M3 for a drag race, including some very special editions. In this latest video clip posted to the publication's YouTube channel, Watson and his colleagues race an E30 M3, ] E46 M3 CSL, E92 M3 GTS and the current F80 M3 CS...

Audi RS4 v BMW M3 CS drag race - video

Ever wondered if the Audi RS4 is quicker than a BMW M3 CS ? Well, your question is about to be answered. In the latest instalment of his drag race series, Mat Watson from Carwow pits Audi's medium-sized fast wagon against the hottest version of BMW's current-generation M3 in a straight-line race, along with a rolling acceleration test...

Autonomy will kill BMW M manuals

The manual gearbox might be living on a serious time overdraft in many parts of the world, but BMW’s M Division has no plans to stop offering it any time soon. When we spoke to boss Frank Van Meel at the launch of the M2 and M5 Competition earlier this week, he said we can expect to still have the option of a stick shift, even as the company moves to its new, modular fifth-generation architecture...

BMW M will electrify everything, division boss says

BMW has recently said it thinks up to 40 per cent of the cars it produces by 2025 may be powered by some form of pure electric or hybrid powertrain, and now we have confirmation that M Division is set to get in on the act. "For sure, all M vehicles will be electrified by the end of the next decade," Frank Van Meel, M's boss, told Australian journalists at the launch of the updated BMW M2 and new M5 Competition in Spain...

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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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2019 BMW M3 CS review

2019 BMW M3 CS review

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