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More M3 models for SA - prices

2008-02-01 10:06
BMW is set to expand its M3 range in South Africa with the introduction of the four-door sedan and convertible derivatives.

Like their coupe siblings the M3 sedan and convertible are powered by BMW's 4.0-litre V8 developing maximum output of 309 kW and maximum torque of 400 Nm at 3 900 r/min. Maximum engine speed is 8 400 r/min.

For the sedan acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h is 4.9 seconds while it takes the drop-top version 5.3 seconds. Top speed for all models is of course limited to 250 km/h.

A 6-speed manual transmission is standard but all M3s will now be available with BMW's new seven-speed M Double Clutch Transmission (M-DCT) as an option.

Prices:
  • M3 Sedan - R634 000
  • M3 Sedan (M-DCT) - R673 000
  • M3 Cabrio - R744 500
  • M3 Cabrio (M-DCT) - R783 500
  • M3 Coupe - R663 000
  • M3 Coupe (M-DCT - R702 000
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