BMW M3 Competition Saloon, BMW M340i xDrive and M340d xDrive Saloon.
The BMW 3 Series Saloon M models combine powerful proportions and distinctive four-door 3-box design with the sportiness typical of M. Leading the bold characters is the BMW M3 Competition Saloon with its impressive 510 hp and 650 Nm of torque. Equipped with a high-performance BMW M TwinPower Turbo power unit, 8-speed M Steptronic with Drivelogic, optional all-wheel drive M xDrive, Active M Differential and numerous technologies derived from motorsport, it offers maximum driving dynamics – both in everyday use and on the race track. The model range is completed by the BMW M340i xDrive and BMW M340d xDrive Saloon: alongside their attractive design, the powerful sports saloons inspire with an especially balanced mix of sportiness, efficiency and convenient everyday utility.
THE BMW 3 SERIES SALOON M MODELS IN COMPARISON.
The most important performance facts at a glance: design, power train, suspension and output.
Maximum driving dynamic with rear-wheel drive or M xDrive.
- High-performance M TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder petrol engine with 510 hp
- Fast 8-speed M Steptronic transmission with Drivelogic
- Rear wheel drive or all-wheel drive M xDrive
- 375 kW (510 hp), 650 Nm, 0-62 mph up to 3.5 sec fast
BMW M3 COMPETITION SALOON– PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS.
Driving dynamics and design features of the BMW M3 Competition Saloon.
The BMW M3 Competition Saloon shows how much motorsport is possible with a BMW 3 Series Saloon. The top model of the BMW 3 Series Saloon M models features a 510-hp high-performance BMW M TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder petrol engine and numerous drive and chassis technologies adapted from motorsport. Interaction with the optional all-wheel drive M xDrive with Active M Differential means that the driver of this unique sports saloon can always expect the supreme level of typical M driving dynamics. Powerful proportions and the distinctive 3-box design visually emphasise the athletic character of the vehicle. Expressive M design elements such as the carbon roof with fins or the continuous black sills set striking motorsport accents on the exterior. With its many M features, the interior of the BMW M3 Competition Saloon has an athletically elegant appearance and is consistently driver-oriented.
M TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder petrol engine.
The BMW M TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder petrol engine features superior power delivery and the striking characteristic M engine sound. The two mono-scroll turbochargers, direct High-Precision injection, fully variable control and variable camshaft control ensure outstanding performance.
8-speed M Steptronic with Drivelogic.
The 8-speed M Steptronic transmission with Drivelogic offers numerous shafting options. You can shift manually using the gear lever or the gearshift paddles on the steering wheerl, or select one of three automatic programmes using Drivelogic.
M xDrive with Active M Differential guarantees maximum traction and driving dynamics for everyday driving, as well as at the racetrack. The optional M specific technology combines the typical agility of a rear-wheel drive with the control of an all=wheel drive. You can choose between the drive variants 4WD, 4WD Sport and – in DSC-off mode – 2WD.
THE NEW BMW M340i xDRIVE SALOON AND THE NEW BMW M340d xDRIVE SALOON – PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS.
Driving dynamics and equipment options of the BMW 3 Series Saloon M Models.
In addition to exclusive design highlights on the exterior and in the interior, the new BMW M340i xDrive Saloon and M340d xDrive Saloon offer an especially balanced range of performance, comfort and efficiency:
- The free-revving M TwinPower inline 6-cylinder petrol engine with 275 kW (374 hp) in the new BMW M340i xDrive Saloon accelerates from 0 to 62 mph in 4.4 seconds
- The efficient M TwinPower inline 6-cylinder diesel engine with 250 kW (340 hp) and 700 Nm of torque in the new BMW M340d xDrive Saloon accelerates from 0 to 62 mph in 4.6 seconds
- M-specific suspension tuning for driving dynamics and balanced everyday comfort
- Exclusive exterior and interior design elements feature M-specific styling
Fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of the BMW 3 Series M models.
Figures shown are for comparability purposes; only compare fuel consumption and CO2 figures with other cars tested to the same technical procedures. These figures may not reflect real life driving results, which will depend upon a number of factors including the accessories fitted (post-registration), variations in weather, driving styles and vehicle load.