The BMW gave its high-performance sedan a facelift back in May 2015, and now the 2018 BMW M3 gets a second makeover, albeit a trivial one. You may find it difficult to notice the supposed changes because the automaker has only revised the front fascia. Hence, those who are not keen enough may not find it easy to see the alterations.
Apparently, the BMW subtlety revised the car’s front fascia so that it matches the appearance of a recently modified M4 Coupe. The new kit is likely to present a re-tuned adaptive M suspension, an M exhaust system comprising black chrome tips, exclusive 20-inch alloy wheels and a pair of sporty lightweight seats bearing the M signature.
2018 BMW M3 – Exterior and Interior Styling
The exterior region of the 2018 BMW M3 will only get slight updates on the front end. Its headlights and tail lamps will receive new LED high tech units that enhance its overall brand signature. Apart from the new front end and LED lights, we really think that the overall selection of colors will resemble the on-going edition.
Also, the maker intends to offer an alteration that improves the performance of this car. For that reason, you should expect to see more advanced aerodynamic that will guarantee a better performance on the road. It conveys advanced aerodynamic capabilities that provide some help for the speed.
The cabin of the 2018 BMW M3 also carries some minor tweaks here and there. BMW did not reveal much information regarding the interior look of the M3. Nonetheless, it likely gets similar treatment as the exterior. In an attempt to improve the overall comfort and performance, the cabin will showcase a lot of aluminum and carbon fiber trims.
The whole interior will be covered with better materials that convey a softer touch. The instrument cluster houses the driver’s control functions to ensure an enjoyable ride. Furthermore, the car maker will probably place the bolstered seats on the front.
The illuminated M3 emblem on both the driver’s and passenger’s seats will get an update. Also, this car comes furnished with modern high tech features in addition to optional functions suitable for higher trim levels. Updated safety features are going to be provided. These include the new navigation system and Connected Drive Features.
Twin Power Turbo Engine
The 2018 BMW M3 gets its juice from a 3.0-liter Twin Power Turbo inline-six engine that provides up to 425 horsepower and 406 pound-feet of torque. The supposed unit enables the car to accelerate from 0-62 mph in just under 4.5 seconds.
This engine is mated to a six-speed manual transmission. The new car tops out at 163 mph. When it comes to fuel rating and economy, the EPA score for the new BMW M3 is estimated at 17 mpg in in the city and 26 mpg on the highway.
Expected Release Date and Cost of the 2018 BMW M3
The redesigned 2018 BMW M3 has expected to be released around the end of 2017. As for the pricing, the new edition is likely to sell at around $65,000. This price will not vary so much with the previous edition because only minor changes were effected. Stay tuned for more updates as they unfold.