2018 BMW M3 Get New More Powerful CS Version


The M3 from BMW has always been the benchmark for compact sports models. After the initial release, BMW has decided to release one more special edition car – 2018 BMW M3 CS. CS stands for Club Sport – and this means car is designed for track days. However, it doesn’t differ much from the standard M3 in terms of design. 2018 M3 CS is more muscular, more powerful and agile version for those who don’t wany any compromises. In total, it is planned to release 1200 copies of M3 CS. The price of the car will be about 98 thousand euros. In the US the price is likely to be some around $100,000.

2018 BMW M3 More Powerful Specs

Under the hood of the charged version is a supercharged in-line six cylinder engine, boosted to 460 HP and 442 ft lb (the standard version has 425 hp and 406 ft lb). The engine comes in pair with it the 7-speed dual clutch robotic gearbox. The acceleration to the sixty takes just 3.9 seconds, the top speed is limited to 174 MPH. The car body panels made from carbon (roof, hood, spoilers, diffusers), the car also have active electronically-controlled M-differential, adaptive M-suspension, exhaust system with damper, which determine the sound of the exhaust depending on the chosen mode, and forged 19-inch wheels in front and 20 inches in rear with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires (265/35 in front and 285/30 at the rear). The car is lighter than standard M3 by 110 pounds.

Aggressive Design and Interior of 2018 M3

The new M3 now comes with 4-door sedan version only, which is untypical for the car, it is a bit heavier than coupe, but it doesn’t affect the performance much. 2018 model year version of the sportscar have nearly the same appearance – powerful fenders, large rims, front and rear spoilers. All these help to increase the stability on the track which is a priority. The rear diffuser is brought from more powerful M4 GTS.

The interior of the car was trimmed with special materials like Alcantara and high quality leather, and has a red engine start button. The standard trim is quite rich and include leather seats, iDrive with navigation, premium sound system, and many more. There are plenty of CS badges and the seatbelts have a special design. The interior is well-built and well-trimmed, not affect any comfort, unlike the special editions of M4 coupe.

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