THE BMW 3 SERIES SALOON M MODELS IN COMPARISON.
The most important performance facts at a glance: design, power train, suspension and output.
BMW M3 Competition Saloon.
- High-performance BMW 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 M340i xDrive Saloon.
- BMW M TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder petrol engine with 374 hp
- 8-speed Steptronic Sport transmission
- BMW xDrive
- 275 kW (374 hp), 500 Nm, 0–62 mph in 4.4 sec
- BMW M3 Competition Saloon.
- BMW M340i xDrive Saloon.
- BMW M340d xDrive Saloon.
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.
BMW M TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder petrol engine.
8-speed M Steptronic with Drivelogic.
BMW M3 COMPETITION SALOON– IMPRESSIONS.
The design highlights of the BMW M3 Competition Saloon in the exterior.
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 100 km/h 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 100 km/h 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
- Driving Dynamics
M TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder engines.
Two athletes conveying pure driving pleasure: The M TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder petrol engine features impressive power delivery and the striking characteristic M engine sound whilst the M TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder diesel engine combines impressive power delivery with improved consumption figures.
8-speed Steptronic Sport transmission.
The 8-speed Steptronic sport transmission offers both comfortable and sporty gear changes – automatically and also manually via rocker switch. In SPORT mode and when operating the electronic selector lever (switch: S/M), the gear shifts are configured for maximum performance.
M Technology package.
The M Technology package includes an optimised cooling package, which ensures maximum performance even in sporting use. This benefits the engine and the intercooler equally, so that the engine always operates thermally healthy even under high loads.
BMW kidney grille with mesh look.
The distinctive BMW kidney grille with mesh look sets an optical highlight in the front of the new BMW M340i xDrive Saloon and the new BMW M340d xDrive Saloon. Exclusive, horizontally aligned nuggets in Silver matt and the kidney grill frame in satin chrome attract admiring glances.
M exterior mirrors.
The aerodynamically optimised M exterior mirrors in Black high-gloss with a two-bar design not only set an impressive accent in contrast to the vehicle colour but also provide a clear overview in every situation thanks to the aspherical glasses.
The rear design.
Enlarged to 100 mm, the tailpipes on either side and the trim with chrome component create a particularly athletic appearance for the rear. Interaction with the large diffuser between the tailpipes and the vertical, recessed reflectors further emphasises the sporty intentions of the vehicle.
M Leather steering wheel.
The M leather steering wheel with multifunction buttons and steering wheel rim in Black 'Walknappa' leather offers an ideal feel and sporty look for a dynamic driving experience.
Sport seats for driver and front passenger.
Sporty yet comfortable: The Sport seats for driver and front passenger provide optimum lateral support with their raised side bolsters and manually adjustable thigh support. The fore-and-aft position and, depending on the equipment, angle of the seat can also be adjusted.
Exclusive door sill finishers.
The exclusive door sill finishers with M logo in Silver Grey on the inserts send out a sporty signal as soon as you enter. They provide a visual foretaste of the thrilling driving experience to come that awaits you in the new BMW M340i xDrive Saloon and the new BMW M340d xDrive Saloon.
THE NEW BMW M340i xDRIVE SALOON, AND BMW M340d xDRIVE SALOON– IMPRESSIONS.
The design highlights of the BMW M340i xDrive Saloon in the exterior and the interior.
DRIVER´S COCKPIT & TECHNOLOGIES.
M specific instruments & operating concept, digital services and driver assistance systems of the BMW 3 Series Saloon M Models.
- M specific instruments & operating concept
- Connectivity & digital services
- Driver assistance systems
M Drive allows the setting, adjustment and storage of the individually preferred DSC mode, the engine, damper, steering and braking characteristics as well as the transmission shifting. It is activated via the red M Drive buttons on the M leather steering wheel.
Only available for M3 Competition.
M specific instrument cluster.
The M specific instrument cluster offers a particularly precise and focused display of driving data in the SPORT and TRACK modes. In this way, values such as boost pressure or tyre pressure and temperatures are always in view, even on the race track. Operation and configuration is carried out using the M MODE button on the control unit in the centre console.
Only available for M3 Competition.
BMW Live Cockpit Professional.
The BMW Live Cockpit Professional with navigation function includes two high-quality displays consisting of a high-resolution 14.9'' Control Display that can be operated by touch and a fully digital 12.3" instrument display.
BMW Operating System 8 with BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant.
The innovative operating concept of the BMW Operating System 8 makes it even easier to handle the vehicle functions. With the BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant you ontrol numerous vehicle functions with natural language and receive personalised proposals.
BMW Digital Key.
The BMW Digital Key turns your compatible smartphone into a vehicle key. To unlock, simply hold the smartphone next to the door handle; before starting your BMW place it on the smartphone tray. In addition, you can send a Digital Key to up to five friends.
*The BMW Digital Key is compatible with selected smartphones only. A list of compatible smartphones is available at bmw.com/digitalkey. The use of BMW Digital Key requires the Teleservices equipment.
**Only available for BMW M340i and M340d xDrive Saloon.
Remote Software Upgrade.
Do you want your BMW to be up to date with the latest software? With Remote Software Upgrade, your BMW will always be up to date. Upgrades are installed over the air, just as they are for your smartphone. In this way, other functions in your vehicle can also be activated.
Driving Assistant Professional.
Parking Assistant Plus.
M Drive Professional.
BMW M PERFORMANCE PARTS.
Extra-sporty equipment for the BMW M3 Competition Saloon.
M Performance front splitter, carbon fibre.
Make a strong statement: The M Performance front splitter made from 100 percent carbon fibre highlights the vehicle's masculine appearance in a highly exclusive manner. A unique motorsport look for anybody who refuses to compromise.
20"/21" M Performance forged wheel Cross-spoke style 1000 M Frozen Gold Bronze.
The high-quality 20"/21" M Performance forged wheels Cross-spoke style 1000 M are designed in Frozen Gold Bronze.
M Performance silencer system, titanium.
Breathtaking for the ears: The M Performance silencer system fascinates with an uncompromising motorsport sound. The silencer and the sporty tailpipe module are made entirely in race-grade titanium.