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2011 BMW M3 specs & colors

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2011 BMW M3

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Key specs

Color options




Fox Red

Anthracite / Black

Bamboo Beige


Palladium Silver / Black

Fox Red / Black



EPA Classification Compact
Front Wheel Size 18 x 8.5 in
Rear Wheel Size 18 x 9.5 in
Spare Wheel Size Not Available in
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Not Available
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 180
Engine Type Gas V8
Displacement 4.0/244
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 414 @ 8300
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 295 @ 3900
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 20 MPG
Cruising Range - City 232.40 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 14 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined 16 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy 332.00 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Type 6
Trans Description Cont. Manual
Trans Description Cont. Again Not Available
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.40
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.58
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.19
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.68
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.85
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 14.2 x -TBD- in
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 13.8 x -TBD- in
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 16.6 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 12.5
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) N/A
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 38.4 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Front Tire Size P245/40ZR18
Rear Tire Size P265/40ZR18
Spare Tire Size Not Available
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. Not Available lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. Not Available lbs
Base Curb Weight 3726 lbs
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume 93.0 ft³
Front Head Room 38.5 in
Front Leg Room 41.5 in
Front Shoulder Room 55.4 in
Front Hip Room N/A in
Second Head Room 37.5 in
Second Leg Room 34.6 in
Second Shoulder Room 55.1 in
Second Hip Room N/A in
Wheelbase 108.7 in
Length, Overall 180.4 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 71.5 in
Height, Overall 57.0 in
Track Width, Front 60.6 in
Track Width, Rear 60.6 in
Min Ground Clearance N/A in
Liftover Height N/A in
Trunk Volume 12.0 ft³
Emergency trunk release Standard
Oil coolant heat exchanger Standard
On-board computer with detailed vehicle information including travel range on remaining fuel, external temperature (including freezing temperature warning) Standard
Rear window defogger Standard
Aluminum hood with powerdome Standard
Child safety rear door locks Standard
BMW Ambiance Lighting front and rear Standard
M-design instrument cluster with titanium-finish-ringed instrument dials and red needles Standard
M suspension with twin-joint spring-strut front axle, subframe, front axle tie-rod and stiffening plate in aluminum, rear axle subframe in steel, track control arm and spring strut in aluminum and lightweight steel construction Standard
M Mobility System (includes lifetime BMW Roadside Assistance for tire assistance) Standard
Gas-pressurized front struts and rear shock absorbers Standard
Fully finished trunk Standard
Flared front and rear fenders including wheel arches; vent gills in front fenders with integrated indicator and M3 logo Standard
Bumper system with aluminum impact absorbers at the front, steel impact absorbers at the rear, and front-compressible elements Standard
All Season Traction with Variable M Differential Lock Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor Standard
Interlocking door anchoring system to help protect against door intrusion in side impacts Standard
Vehicle & Key Memory Standard
Shadowline trim Standard
Front-seat-mounted side-impact airbags Standard
Rear wheel drive Standard
Cruise Control with column-mounted stalk Standard
Xenon Adaptive low- and high-beam headlights with auto-leveling and Cornering Lights function Standard
M rear apron with diffuser Standard
6-speed manual transmission with additional oil cooler and heavy-duty dual-disc clutch Standard
Auxiliary pwr outlet Standard
Digital Motor Electronics (DME) with on-board diagnostics Standard
M quad polished stainless steel exhaust tips Standard
White turn-signal indicators Standard
Flat-paneled underbody Standard
Central locking system (leaves gas filler door unlocked) and double-lock feature Standard
Courtesy lights include fade in/fade out, actuation from remote, automatic switch-on when engine is turned off, separately controlled left/right front and rear reading lights, front footwell lighting, and illuminated vanity mirrors Standard
Automatic front safety-belt pretensioners Standard
Driver's and passenger's front airbag supplemental restraint system (SRS) with advanced technology: dual-threshold, dual-stage deployment; and front-passenger seat sensors designed to prevent unnecessary airbag deployment Standard
Automatic tilt-down of passenger's side-view mirror when vehicle is shifted into reverse gear Standard
Heated side-view mirrors, windshield washer jets and door locks Standard
Automatic climate control includes micro-filter, automatic air recirculation, left/right temperature control, temperature- and volume-controlled rear outlets, windshield misting sensor, MAX A/C, heat at rest, and recall of individual user settings Standard
Power front/rear windows with "one-touch" up/down operation Standard
HD Radio with "multicast" FM station reception Standard
Head Protection System (HPS), front and rear Standard
Titanium Shadow interior trim Standard
Distributorless electronic ignition system Standard
AM/FM stereo/CD audio system with Radio Data System (RDS), Auto-Store, MP3 capability and 3-channel FM diversity antenna system Standard
4-wheel BMW M vacuum-assisted ventilated, cross-drilled compound disc brakes with floating brake rotors Standard
Child-seat automatic safety-belt locking device in rear seats Standard
3-way catalytic converter with heated oxygen sensor Standard
Automatic-dimming inside rear-view mirror Standard
Double Spoke (Style 219M) Satin Chrome finish M light alloy wheels 18 x 8.5 front, 18 x 9.5 rear; 245/40 front and 265/40 rear performance tires Standard
4.0-liter 32-valve 414-hp V-8 engine with M Double-VANOS "steplessly" variable valve timing Standard
Adjustable front armrest Standard
Power-adjustable front sport seats with 4-way lumbar support, manually adjustable thigh support and memory system for driver's seat and outside mirrors Standard
M drive Standard
Front seatback storage nets Standard
Service Interval Indicator with miles-to-service display Standard
BMW's Advanced Safety System for integrated deployment of passive and active safety features Standard
Front and rear spoiler Standard
Vehicle-speed-sensitive variable-assist power steering (M Servotronic) Standard
Adaptive Brake Lights Standard
Console valet and cupholders Standard
Multi-function remote control Standard
M pwr exterior side-view mirrors in body color with double bridge in black Standard
Tachometer with variable warning zones and oil temperature display Standard
Electric interior trunk release Standard
Rain-sensing windshield wipers with Automatic headlight control Standard
3-spoke, leather-wrapped multi-function M sport steering wheel with audio and (accessory) phone controls, M color stitching and tilt/telescopic adjustment (M Drive button included with multi-function controls with Technology Package option) Standard
Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) Standard
Check Control vehicle monitoring system Standard
Crash sensor with Battery Safety Terminal disconnect of alternator, fuel pump and starter from battery, automatically unlocks doors, and turns on hazard and interior lights Standard
Door sills with BMW M3 logo Standard
8 individual throttles, electronically controlled (drive-by-wire) Standard
Folding rear-seat headrests Standard
Smoker's pkg -inc: cigarette lighter, ash tray Standard
Anthracite headliner Standard
Anthracite and Black Cloth/Leather upholstery Standard
Keyless entry -inc: remote trunk release Standard
Coded Driveaway Protection (prevents engine start when your key, with constantly changing electronic code, is not used) Standard
Engine Start/Stop button Standard
High-performance-tuned anti-lock braking system (ABS) with Dynamic Brake Control Standard

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