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2012 BMW M3 Base

2dr Rear-wheel Drive Coupe

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2012 BMW M3
(2012 BMW M3 2dr RWD Coupe shown)
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MSRP $60,100
Destination Charge $895
Invoice Price $55,290
Gas Tax  $1,300
Total List Price $60,995
Available Engines 414-hp, 4.0-liter V-8 (premium)
Available Transmissions 6-speed manual w/OD 7-speed auto-shift manual w/OD and auto-manual
Fuel Economy City 14 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 20 mpg
Overview 2012 BMW M3 Base
Safety Overview driver and passenger front impact airbags, ABS brakes, immobilizer
In-Vehicle Assistance Service Standard
Drive-Type Overview rear wheel drive
Audio Overview Standard:
AM/FM/HD/Satellite-capable, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 10, amplifier, theft deterrent, window grid diversity antenna, radio steering wheel controls
AM/FM/HD/Satellite-capable, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, amplifier, theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls
AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder
16 performance, premium amplifier, graphic equalizer, theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls
amplifier, theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls
Interior 2012 BMW M3 Base
Air conditioning, front dual zone front automatic
Air filter Standard
Air conditioning, rear with separate controls
Underseat ducts Standard
Cargo concealed storage Standard
Cargo tie downs Standard
Clock in-dash
Compass Available
Cruise control Standard
Cup holders front and rear
Gear shift knob trim Standard:
12V DC power outlet 2
Lighter elements front
Ashtray Standard
Floor console full
Floor mats carpeted front & rear
Front windows power
Rear windows fixed
1-Touch Window Up driver and passenger
1-Touch Window Down driver and passenger
Programmable garage door opener Available
Instrumentation analog
Oil pressure gauge Standard
Driver information center Standard
Tachometer Standard
Trip computer Standard
Low fuel warning Standard
Service interval warning Standard
Exterior temperature display Standard
Lighting - glovebox Standard
Lighting - map lights front & rear
Lighting - dome light fade
Lighting - cargo light Standard
Illuminated vanity mirrors driver and passenger
Rear window defogger Standard
Rearview mirror auto-dimming day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger
Remote trunk release power
Retained accessory power Standard
Seatback storage pockets 2
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard
Steering wheel material leather
Air compressor Standard
Seats 2012 BMW M3 Base
Front seat type sport
Seating capacity 4 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls Standard:
2-way power
10-way power
Front passenger seat direction controls Standard:
2-way power
10-way power
Lumbar support driver and passenger
Front armrests center
Front head restraints adjustable w/tilt
Heated front seats Available:
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Memory Available:
Rear seats 60-40 bench
Rear armrest Standard:
with pass-thru and skibag
Rear head restraints 2 - adjustable
Seat trim Standard:
Entertainment 2012 BMW M3 Base
Radio Standard:
AM/FM/HD/Satellite-capable, seek-scan
AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player in-dash mounted single
MP3 capability Standard
Auxiliary audio input Standard
DVD-Audio Available
Steering wheel audio controls Standard
Voice recognition Available
Speakers Standard:
16 performance
Amplifier Standard:
Equalizer Available:
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard
Navigation system Available:
with voice activation
1st row LCD screen Available:
Bluetooth Compatibility Standard
Safety and Security 2012 BMW M3 Base
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain curtain 1st and 2nd row
Occupant sensor Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline
In-Vehicle Assistance Service Standard
Stolen-vehicle tracking Standard
Seatbelt pretensioners front
Headlights high intensity low/high beam
Exterior light control fully automatic
Delay off headlamps Standard
Headlight washer Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Directionally adaptive headlights Standard
LED brakelights Standard
Illuminated entry Standard
Parking assist Available
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors)
Keyless access system Available
Panic alarm Standard
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock
Content theft-deterrent alarm system Standard
Ignition disable Standard
Theft deterrent radio Standard
Low tire pressure warning Standard
Warranty 2012 BMW M3 Base
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 48/50,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 48/50,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 144/unlimited
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) 48/unlimited
Warranty - Maintenance (mths/miles) 48/50,000
Exterior 2012 BMW M3 Base
Antenna window grid
Body material Standard:
galvanized steel/aluminum/composite
galvanized steel/aluminum
Paint Standard:
clearcoat monotone
metallic monotone
Grille trim chrome
Door count 2 doors
Rear cargo door trunk
Tinted windows light
Rear window type fixed
Mirrors power remote driver, power remote w/tilt down passenger
Heated side mirrors Standard
Sunroof Available:
1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Spoiler lip
Tires - front Standard:
P245/40YR18.0 BSW run flat performance
P245/35YR19.0 BSW run flat performance
Tires - rear Standard:
Wheels Standard:
18" silver aluminum
19" polished forged aluminum
19" silver aluminum
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent
Windshield wipers - rain sensing Standard
Mechanical 2012 BMW M3 Base
Engine 4.0L V-8
Engine - valvetrain DOHC
Brakes 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel
Brake assist Standard
Drive type rear-wheel
Exhaust stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion
Speed sensitive steering Standard
Suspension tuning sport
Ride control Available
Adaptive suspension Available
Front suspension type strut
Front anti-roll bar Standard
Front shocks gas-pressurized
Front springs coil
Rear suspension type multi-link
Rear anti-roll bar Standard
Rear shocks gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil
Electronic stability system Standard
Tiptronic automatic Available
Transmission Standard:
6-spd man w/OD
7-spd auto-shift man w/OD
Axle ratio Standard:
Locking/limited slip differential Standard
Specifications 2012 BMW M3 Base
Exterior length 181.8 "
Exterior body width 71.0 "
Exterior height 55.8 "
Engine 4.0L V-8
Horsepower 414 @ 8,300 rpm
Torque 295 @ 3,900 rpm
Fuel economy - city 14 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 20 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.62 / 2.96 "
Curb weight 3,704 lbs.
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) 4,586 lbs.
Payload 882 lbs.
Wheelbase 108.7 "
Front track 60.6 "
Rear track 60.6 "
Turning radius 19.2 '
Drag coefficient .31
Front legroom 41.8 "
Rear legroom 33.7 "
Front headroom 38.4 "
Rear headroom 36.8 "
Front shoulder room 55.3 "
Rear shoulder room 51.9 "
Luggage volume 11.1 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 11.1 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 89 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 16.6 gal.