2011 BMW M3 Sedan

Matt Tierney

2011 BMW M3 Sedan

Base price (with destination and guzzler tax): $57,575
Price as tested: $66,775

Standard Equipment:
4.0-liter V-8 engine
6-speed manual transmission
Dynamic stability control
All-season traction with variable M diff lock
Speed-sensitive variable-assist power steering
M suspension
4-wheel disc brakes with cross-drilled rotors
Bi-xenon adaptive headlights with auto leveling
AM/FM stereo with CD/MP3 player audio system
HD radio
M instrument cluster with red needles
Tire pressure monitoring system
Rain-sensing wipers
Cruise control
Adaptive brake lights
Options on this vehicle:
M Double-clutch transmission -- $2900
Technology package -- $2500
M drive
Comfort access group
Navigation system
Competition package -- $2500
Electronic damping control
Melbourne red metallic -- $550
iPod and USB adapter -- $400
Satellite radio -- $350
Key options not on vehicle:
Cold weather package -- $1000
Premium package -- $2000
BMW assist with Bluetooth
Auto-dimming mirrors
Digital compass mirror
Moonroof -- $1050
Enhanced premium sound system -- $1900

Fuel economy: 14/20/16 mpg (city/hwy/combined)

Engine:
Size: 4.0L V-8
Horsepower: 414 hp @ 8300 rpm
Torque: 295 lb-ft @ 3900 rpm

Drive: Rear-wheel

Transmission: 6-speed dual-clutch automatic

Curb weight: 3726 lb

Wheels/tires:
18 x 8.5-inch front; 18 x 9.5-inch rear wheels
245/40ZR18 front; 265/40ZR18 rear Michelin Pilot Sports PS2 performance tires.

Competitors: Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG, Cadillac CTS-V

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