2015 BMW M3 Sedan Review and Price
2015 BMW M3 Sedan Review
The 2015 BMW M3 Sedan will be larger, yet lighter than its predecessor. For reference, the new 3 Series sedan is 3.7 inches longer than the previous model, but it weighs less — around 175 pounds leaner than its predecessor — thanks to aluminum suspension and chassis components, a new carbon-fiber roof and increased use of high-strength steel throughout the body.
The 2015 BMW M3 Sedan also gets electric-assist steering similar to that fitted on the new 3 Series (although with high-performance tuning). It’s one of many components that M Division engineers use to meet ever-tightening European and U.S. fuel economy standards. Comfort, Sport and Sport modes allow drivers to dial up increasing amounts of steering effort. The electric-assist steering in the regular 3 Series has drawn complaints from the BMW faithful, though we suspect only the most astute M3 buyer will perceive a real dynamic difference. An optional Adaptive M suspension offers the same three modes for relaxed driving or more aggressive street and track settings.
The 2015 BMW M3 Sedan will also offer a host of contemporary safety and driver assistance systems, including pedestrian collision warning, adaptive cruise control and adaptive high beams designed to avoid blinding oncoming drivers.
Pros of 2015 BMW M3
New turbocharged six-cylinder promises exemplary power; otherworldly handling; agreeable ride; return of sedan body style.
Cons of 2015 BMW M3
Steering feel won’t likely be as sharp as the last M3’s; no more V8 soundtrack.
2015 BMW M3 Sedan Price
the 2015 BMW M3 sedan returns for 2015 and sees its pricetag inflate to $62,925, which is about $6,650 higher than what you would have paid for the previous model when it was last on sale.
The 2015 BMW M3 Sedan is pitted against the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG, Lexus IS F and Cadillac CTS-V. All three of those rivals are on the verge of being redesigned, with the CTS-V set to move up a size class to allow the upcoming ATS-V to serve as Cadillac’s M3-fighter. Despite their age, each model offers a highly appealing blend of performance and luxury.