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Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word. Today's download: Suzuki introduces five-year, unlimited-kilometre warranty 2020 BMW M3 spied with large grille Mercedes-Benz developing C-Class All-Terrain - report 2020 Toyota C-HR revealed for Europe with 2...

2020 BMW M3 spied with large grille

The next-generation BMW M3 sedan has been spied on the Nurburgring Nordschleife. Unlike early prototypes, BMW has taken away the temporary mesh trim protecting the grille. The vertical slats on this prototype's grille are steel bars held in place by visible screws, so they're clearly not the final design...

BMW M3-engined Supra 'possible but unlikely'

The new Toyota Supra has barely been around for six months, but people are already looking for ways to make it more powerful. Recently-appointed BMW M boss Markus Flasch didn't rule out offering Toyota the upcoming M3's twin-turbo inline-six engine for a Supra with even more go...

CarAdvice podcast 154: European sports sedan comparison!

On the panel this week are Mandy Turner, Mike Stevens, and James Wong. In car news, pricing and specifications have been announced for the 2020 Toyota Supra and 2019 Genesis G70, Jaguar Land Rover has confirmed a $6.7 billion loss, the Toyota Tarago has been axed to make way for the Granvia, and the Mercedes-Benz EQC has the 'highest demand of any passenger car we've shown'...

BMW M could bring the CSL badge back

BMW M will keep offering its cars in flavours ranging from Pure through to Competition, topped by special edition models badged CS... or CSL. That's right, the legendary CSL badge could be making a comeback. Last used on the E46 M3, the badge will usurp the GTS label applied to the most recent M4...

G20 BMW M3: Drivetrain details firm ahead of 2020 launch

The hotly-anticipated 2020 BMW M3 looks likely to be offered with rear- and all-wheel drive, but it won't appear until 2020 as M instead focuses on its growing range of hotted-up SUVs. A new M3 is always big news, though the G20 could be bigger-than-usual, however, based on some of the rumours swirling about its drivetrain...

2020 BMW M3 spied

BMW's next-generation M3, performance flagship of the new 3 Series range, has been snapped on the back of a truck, revealing more about its hunkered-down looks and underbody secrets. Up front, the car will get an aggressive bumper and splitter, complete with gaping air intakes to feed the twin-turbocharged inline-six engine we're expecting to feature...

2020 BMW M3 headed to Frankfurt with AWD - report

The next-generation BMW M3 looks set to be revealed at this year's Frankfurt motor show in September, according to a new report out of the UK. Auto Express says BMW has confirmed the new super sports sedan is headed for Germany's premier auto show later this year, complete with a beefier twin-turbo inline six and the added traction of all-wheel drive – purists may not like the sound of the latter...

2016 BMW M3, M4, M4 Convertible recalled

BMW has recalled a handful of 2016 M3 and M4 models, over concerns about a three-hole flange within the car's driveshaft. According to the company, the car's carbon-fibre driveshaft contains a three-hole flange and a pushing piece which isn't produced with 'sufficient long-term durability'. That means the 'pushing piece' could be pulled out of the driveshaft...

BMW Australia initiates second phase of Takata recall - UPDATE

BMW Australia has announced it will be commencing the next phase of its Takata airbag recall work this month, detailing a staggered repair schedule over the coming year. UPDATE, 6/12/18: The contents of the table originally provided were inaccurate. We have updated the initiation schedule below...

2020 BMW M3 may gain wagon variant - report

The next-generation BMW M3 will reportedly be offered as both a sedan and a wagon. Sources have told Autocar the Bavarian automaker is seriously considering launching an M3 Touring model as part of the next-generation range. As with the upcoming M3 sedan, which was spied earlier this month, the M3 wagon should feature pumped up front and rear wheel arches, lowered suspension, retuned handling, sportier styling and, of course, more power if it gets approved...