The all-new BMW M3 and the
all-new BMW M4 Coupé launched in India at a price of Rs 1,19,80,000 and Rs
1,21,80,000 respectively. The cars were launched at the Buddh International
Circuit in Greater Noida by erstwhile
cricketer Sachin Tendulkar. He flagged off the cars during an exclusive event
at the F1 circuit.
The all-new BMW M3 and the
all-new BMW M4 Coupé are available at BMW dealerships across India as CBU
(Completely Built-Up) units. The all-new BMW M3 and M4 Coupé are fitted with a
straight six-cylinder engine
The cars’ appearance is
expressed in specific BMW M design features such as the distinctive M
double-bar kidney grill with M emblem and flared wheel arches. Aerodynamics
features such as Air Curtains and M gills with Air Breathers on the front
wings, an integrated rear spoiler and diffuser in the rear apron, add to the
styling of the cars.
Both the models come with M
Carbon roof which gives them a lower-slung look, reduces overall weight and lowers
the centre of gravity – for even sportier driving.
The muscular power dome
defines the contours of the turbocharger engine and the extended bonnet is the
beginning of an athletic coupé line that exudes pure sportiness.
The M seats come with their
bucket-style character and the M leather steering wheel, ensure perfect
ergonomics and command of the vehicle. The interiors of both the BMW M models
are dominated by numerous hallmark BMW M elements such as M entry sills, M
footrest, M gearshift lever, M circular dials. The M sports seats for the
driver and front passenger have a one-piece shell at the back which was derived
from the bucket seats used in motor racing. The M emblems positioned at
shoulder height in the backrests light up when entering the car, providing a
special visual highlight. The highly contoured, lightweight rear backrest for
both models has an asymmetrical 60/40 split as standard.
The newly developed, extremely
powerful yet fuel-efficient three-litre six-cylinder in-line petrol engine with
BMW M TwinPower Turbo technology has an output of 431 hp. The cars accelerate
from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.1 seconds with a top speed of 250 km/h.
The seven-speed M dual-clutch
transmission with Drivelogic is a dual-clutch system specially designed for the
high-revving BMW M engine. It enables extremely fast gear changes without any
loss of traction. The shift paddles on the M leather steering wheel put the
seven gears of the M Double Clutch transmission at your fingertips – for
The exhaust system of both the
BMW M models comes with two twin tailpipes and an innovative flap concept. The
electrically controlled flaps, positioned just before the rear silencer,
minimise exhaust backpressure for optimised efficiency and create a distinctively
unmistakable BMW M sound across the entire rev range.
The cars come with a package
of intelligent safety features aimed at minimising risk with air bags, Active M
Differential, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) including M Dynamic mode and
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS).
Both the BMW M models deliver
maximum driving pleasure coupled with an outstanding performance/fuel
consumption ratio thanks to EfficientDynamics measures such as Intelligent
Lightweight Construction, Automatic Start/Stop function, Brake Energy
Regeneration, Electric Power Steering, 50:50 Weight Distribution and many other
The BMW ConnectedDrive
services onboard the cars provides the driver with a wide range of information,
entertainment and service features on the road. These include the next
generation of BMW iDrive (the on-board Driver Information System) with touch
controller, BMW Navigation Professional (integrated Global Positioning System –
GPS) with 22.35 cm colour display with 3D maps, full-colour BMW Head-Up Display
with M-specific views, Connectivity through Bluetooth and USB devices and BMW
Apps. Park Distance Control (PDC) rear and front along with rear view camera
come as standard.
Philipp von Sahr, President,
BMW Group India said, “For generations, BMW M GmbH has been combining
thoroughbred motor racing genes with uncompromised everyday usability. A new
chapter in the fascinating history of high-performance sports cars from BMW M
GmbH is beginning. The all-new BMW M3 and the all-new BMW M4 Coupé are sharing
pole position. Meticulous and passion-fuelled development has underpinned the
creation of two high-performance sports cars that set new standards in terms of
overall concept, precision and agility.”
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