2011 BMW M3 Coupe

Matt Tierney

2011 BMW M3 Coupe

Base price (with destination): $59,775
Price as tested: $66,425

Standard Equipment:
4.0-liter 32-valve V-8 engine
Dynamic stability control
Traction control with variable M differential lock
M suspension
4-wheel cross-drilled disc brakes with ABS
Dynamic brake control
Xenon adaptive headlights w/ auto-leveling and cornering lights
AM/FM stereo/CD/MP3 player audio system
HD radio
Tire pressure monitoring system
Rain-sensing windshield wipers w/ automatic headlight control
Cruise control
Front-seat-mounted side-impact airbags
Head protection system, front and rear
BMW's advanced safety system
Adaptive brake lights

Options on this vehicle:
Competition package -- $2500
Dynamic damper control

BMW assist w/ Bluetooth -- $750
Le Mans blue metallic paint -- $550
Blue-gray brushed aluminum trim -- $500
Heated front seats -- $500
iPod and USB adapter -- $400
Smartphone integration -- $150

Key options not on vehicle:
Convenience package -- $2900
M double-clutch transmission w/ drivelogic -- $2900
Premium package -- $2500
Navigation system -- $2100
Enhanced premium sound -- $1900
Cold weather package -- $750
Automatic high beams -- $250

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

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

Drive:
Rear-wheel

Transmission:
6-speed manual

Curb weight: 3704 lb

Wheels/tires: 19-inch alloy wheels
245/35R19 front; 265/35R19 rear Michelin Pilot Sports performance tires Competitors: Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG, Audi S5

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BigBlock45
Why does a 4-Liter V8 have to be a screamer? I vote for the 335is, altho an M3 for a long Interstate slog sounds sooo appealing. The M3 needs a stealth package (color, wheels, no jewelry)to make it less obvious to our LEO's on the prowl!

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