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BMW F80 M3 / F82 M4 Stock 18 Inch Wheels

Some photos with wheels design 513M for the F80 M3 and F82 M4 have been previwed on BMW Belgium’s website.

Tire measurements are 255/40 ZR18 at the front and 275/40 ZR18 at the rear.

An interesting note is that the 18-inch wheels won’t clear the optional M carbon ceramic brakes, which will need the optional 19-inch design 437M wheels.

For contrast sakes, we have actually likewise consisted of CGIs of these 19-inch design 437M wheels, both in silver and in black. Tire measurements for them are 255/35 ZR19 at the front and 275/35 ZR19 at the rear.

18″” 513M on Yas Marina Blue

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2014 BMW M3 / M4 Technical Specs

Engine/Drivetrain
BMW has actually reverted to an inline 6 cylinder for the new M3 and M4. Unlike the S54 in the E46 M3, the new S55 is turbocharged. Based on the N55 six cylinder, the S55 makes use of VANOS and Valvetronic in addition to gasoline direct injection in the cylinder heads. But unlike the N55′′ s twin-scroll single turbocharger, the S55 uses 2 turbochargers, one turbo per three cylinders. Provided all of the heat the engine is capable of producing, BMW has taken excellent care in guaranteeing that it is effectively managed, especially understanding that the M3/M4s will see a lot of track time.

Suspension/Steering/Brakes
The M3/M4 use BMW’s proven double pivot strut front suspension and multi-link rear suspension. The front and rear suspensions use M particular aluminum elements which are light weight and biased towards tightness. The front suspension has additional stiffening in the form a CFRP strut brace, aluminum stiffening plate, and extra connection points in between the sub-frame and the framework. The drawback of the extra stiffening may be additional harshness however the responsiveness obtained is beneficial. The suspension features the M Adaptive suspension setups of Convenience, Sport, and Sport +.
An additional benefit of the extra stiffening might be an acceptable level of feedback for the electrically-assisted power steering (EPS), which BMW M utilizes for the first time. It will be interesting to check out the testimonials of the guiding equipment to determine exactly how much ‘‘ feedback’the EPS offers. Because the EPS utilizes software application to regulate its responses, different settings can be used ‘‘ on the fly’. The EPS will have Convenience, Sport, and Sport + settings, and the hope is that many drivers will leave it in Sport +.

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BMW M3 in Yas Marina Blue at 2014 NAIAS

The much awaited information of the 5th generation M3 and brand-new M4 have been launched, and after seeing the brand-new BMW M3 personally, and next to the M4 Coupe, the four-door stylish sedan has gone up to the leading area on the buying list.
BMW M has put the M3 and M4 on a major diet plan, handling to wring 176 lbs (80kg) from a likewise geared up 3 or 4 Series. For the new M3/M4 motor, BMW amped up the torque by nearly 40 % over the last gen E90/E92 M3, and putting it on tap means down at 1850 rpm dealing with one of the few problems I have actually heard from E90/E92 M3 owners.

Powering the new M3/M4 is an-all brand-new 3.0 L twin turbocharged inline-six cylinder twisting out a massive 431 hp, 406 ft-lbs of torque. Sometimes it’s tough to tell the number of turbos a BMW has with their liberal use of “TwinPower Turbo” which can refer to a twin scroll turbo or more turbos, but M3/M4 has 2 actual turbos.
0-100 km/hr is available in 4.1 seconds when geared up with the third generation M Double Clutch Transmission. In an incredible feat of engineering, not just does the new M3/M4 provide even more power, much faster acceleration however BMW has done it with a 25 % enhancement in fuel economy. Redline is a lofty 7,600 rpm and peak horsepower is between 5,390 – – 7,000 rpm. Peak Torque is readily available from 1850-5500 rpm. Stopping the M3/M4 are BMW M compound brakes, and M Carbon Ceramics packed with gold calipers are optional.

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