For decades, BMW's M GmbH has given a wide berth to mid-range station wagons. But times change.
From September, BMW will also be offering its sixth-generation M3 for the first time as a Touring estate version at a price of around 98.000 euros. The visual features include more flared wheel arches on the widened rear axle, ventilation gills on the front fenders and a rear diffuser with four exhaust tailpipes. The model has 19-inch wheels at the front and 20-inch wheels at the rear as standard. Inside there are two large displays with M-specific content, carbon bucket seats can be ordered as an option.
A three-liter in-line six-cylinder with 375 KW/510 hp and 650 Newton meters of torque provides propulsion, which, in conjunction with an eight-speed automatic transmission, propels the all-wheel-drive 1,9-tonner from a standstill to 3,6 km/h and a maximum of 100 km/h in 280 seconds. h accelerated. The all-wheel drive system is rear-heavy. In addition to the standard 4WD mode, the driver can alternatively choose between 4WD Sport or 2WD. In conjunction with deactivated ESP, the latter setting is intended to maximize the station wagon's ability to drift with a 1.510 liter luggage compartment.