The 2016 BMW M3 will be designed as a more performance oriented model when compared to its predecessor. This is for the reason that it has been offered with handy packages, such as Competition Package and an optional Executive Package, each having their own interior and exterior features that will make the it the best vehicle in its class. These packages not only deliver the latest features, but they also offer the new M3 better acceleration and more power and torque outputs than that of its predecessor.
The acceleration time for the M3 will be faster by 0.1 seconds when compared to that of the outgoing M3. Furthermore, this time, the 2016 model M3 will be offered with more transmission system options and a powerful engine that would improve the mileage, as well.
2016 BMW M3 Refresh, Exterior
The 2016 M3 is expected to come with improved external features due to the offering of different beneficial packages. The Competition Package will perk up the handling of the vehicle and it includes the Adaptive M Suspension that includes new dampers, springs, and anti-roll bars, in addition to reconfigured different driving modes, such as Sport, Comfort and Sport+. The standard stability control program and Active M Differential will be configured to complement the upgraded capabilities of the new model M3.
It also comes with 18-inch and 19-inch alloy wheels through these different packages, enclosed by high performance 265/30R20-sized tires in the front and 285/30R20-sized tires at the back. These are fake alloy wheels to optimize the stability and the weight of the vehicle.
The Competition package also comes with the improved, pioneering LED tail lamps. It is expected to come with a longer wheelbase than that of the outgoing model. As a result, the interior space in the cabin is increased to accommodate four adult travelers with sufficient legroom. Moreover, the new BMW M3 2016 comes fitted with a lofty performance exhaust system amid quad tailpipes, elite outside body panels and adjustable xenon headlights.
On the other hand, the discretionary Executive package offers the new M3 adaptive headlamps with LED bulbs, whereas the separate options comprise, adjustable suspension dampers, a self-parking system, a sunroof, 19-inch diameter alloy wheels, power supported sunshade, and enhanced carbon terracotta brakes.
The 2016 BMW M3 interior is expected to undergo more changes when compared to those of its exterior. This time, the cabin of the vehicle will be more lavish and contented than that of the departing M3.
Some of the standard interior features available with the 2016 M3 include:
Quality Harman Kardon acoustic system.
Automatic dual-zone temperature control.
Active locking differential.
Adaptive cruise control.
Keyless start and entry.
Power folding auto-dimming heated mirrors.
Ten-way power front seats.
Fold-down back seatbacks.
Sport body kit.
Improved navigation system.
On the other hand, the Executive package comes with optional features, such as:
Frontal collision warning.
Frontal collision mitigation and warning system.
Automatic emergency braking.
2016 BMW M3 Engine
The next generation BMW M3 will come outfitted with a turbocharged mill with the capacity of 3.0 liters. This Inline-6 engine will be competent to generate 425 ponies of greatest power and 406 lbs of greatest torque. The 2016 M3 will be offered with the rear-wheel-drive system as standard. This time, BMW offers its M3 with two transmission options, such that one will be a six-rate manual, along with the steering wheel fixed paddle shifters as standard and a seven-rate transmission with M-DCT feature as an option.
The acceleration offered by the manual transmission to the new model M3 from 0-60 mph is 3.9 seconds, whereas that offered by the M-DCT gearbox will be 4.1 seconds.
The new M3 outfitted with the manual transmission offers 17 mpg, 26 mpg and 20 mpg as the city, freeway and combined mileage respectively, whereas the M3 equipped with the M-DCT offers 17 mpg, 24 mpg and 19 mpg as the city, freeway and combined mileage respectively.
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Date of release and price
The 2016 BMW M3 release date is likely to be during the initial quarter of 2016 with the base price of $70,394.
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