The BMW 3 Series has long been considered a compact sports coupe icon. And under the M division treatment, this athletic vehicle rises to a new level and known as the BMW M3. In the Bimmer world, the M is the company’s Motorsports performance division. These fun-loving engineer tweaks BMW car engine to generate more power, upgrade the suspension for more agile handling and adds sporty exterior and interior design elements.
For two decades the BMW M3 has become a favorite for automotive enthusiasts who looking for sports-car performance and handling from a true rear-wheel-drive car. Though smoothly while performing daily driving, the 2018 BMW M3 CS turns into a back-road burner when conditions allow and give the driver a chance to strike corners with precision and rocket out of them with vigorously.
The rear-wheel-drive 2018 BMW M3 CS is backed by a turbocharged 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder engine that generates 453 horsepower and 443 pound-feet of torque. A seven-speed, dual-clutch automatic transmission (M-DCT) with steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters is standard, and unfortunately, the only choice for the M3 CS; the six-speed manual is not available.
In track testing, the 2018 BMW M3 CS accelerates from zero to 60 mph in 3.7 seconds and a top speed governed at 174 mph. EPA estimates fuel economy for the 2018 BMW M3 CS stands at 19 mpg combined (16 city/22 highway). All buyers will receive a one-day driving class at either of BMW U.S. Performance Centers
The 2018 BMW M3 CS is limited to just 1,200 vehicles worldwide and has a Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) starting over $90,000.