ShouldICheckOutTheNewBMWM3

Should I Check Out the New BMW M3?

The next-generation BMW M3 is gearing up to be one of the most exciting performance cars in years. Having just released their seventh-generation 3-Series sedans, it's clear the M3 should finally be revealed in the coming months. With a leaner but more muscular design, the new M3 promises outstanding performance inside and out. While their popular 3-series certainly delivers in terms of practicality, the fun-factor of the M3 is on a whole other level. The 2019 BMW M3 concept is showing a potentially huge upgrade in power and design over its predecessors. If you are craving a powerful sedan with street-legal performance levels, the new M3 may be the sedan for you.

Of course, when it comes to a performance vehicle, it's what under the hood that really matters. And when it comes to the M3's performance, it should not disappoint. The new M3 concept features a 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged six-cylinder engine that generates 425 horsepower and 406 lb-ft of torque. With a competition package equipped, you can elevate that to around 450 horsepower. Paired with that is a six-speed manual transmission or an optional seven-speed dual-clutch automatic. When fully equipped, the M3 is said to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.0 seconds. It's also worth noting that RWD will likely be standard but that XDrive will be an option so you can switch power to the front wheels as well. Experts that have tested the M3 say that the vehicle delivers a smooth ride, even on curvy roads.

The infotainment system is easily accessible to drivers, making it safer to fiddle with while driving. The iDrive infotainment system is paired with a premium Harman Kardon audio system. Carbon fiber trim and sports seats are included in the interior, but you can also opt for metal or wood.  Safety features to be offered include automatic emergency braking, automatic headlamps and lane departure warning. Check out the new BMW M3 when it's revealed in the coming months at your local BMW dealership.

If you are interested in learning more but aren't sure it's worth your time, take our quiz to help you decide.

Is performance most important to you?
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Are you concerned about fuel economy?
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Are you into spoilers?
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Do you want driver assistance features?
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Do you have a family?
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Are you willing to spend over $70K?
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Did you purchase a BMW in the last few years?
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