As the international launch of the F80 BMW M3 is getting closer, more and more details are starting to surface about BMWâ€™s most important M… Read more →
Images of the powerplant earmarked for BMW’s F80 M3 have emerged on the ‘net and give some clues as to how the engineers at the M division plan to eke more power from a lower displacement engine.
Our latest crop of spy shots show the F80 M3 undergoing testing in the mountains while showing off its latest take on the M-car bonnet power dome.
The latest reports suggest that BMW’s next M3 and its M4-badged coupe spin-off will not adopt a V6 or scaled-down version of the current car’s V8 engine.
Footage of the upcoming F80 series BMW M3 has been captured showing a camouflaged prototype vehicle taking to the roads ahead of its official launch in 2013.
Having caught a glimpse of the 5 Series-flavoured next-generation 3er, the desire to find out just what will power the upcoming M3 has reached fever pitch. With speculation having brought forth theories ranging from a V6 to tri-turbo straight-six, the latest news now suggests that a twin-turbo straight-six will be the engine of choice.