BMW M3 News in Malaysia

  • Donuts are so yesterday, BMW shows new 360-deg spin trick with first ever true M electric model

    Currently, the BMW i4 M50 is the company’s only battery EV model to wear the vaunted tri-colour M badge. However, the i4 M50 is not a genuine M car in the way a M3 is. There are several levels of hierarchy within BMW M GmbH and cars like the i4 M50 are analogous to the M340i, and they sit one rung below core M models like the M3, M4, or M5. The question about BMW producing a true electric successor to the M3 and M4 is no longer an ‘if’ but ‘when.’ Now, BMW has provided further hints for its upco


    Aug 19, 2022

  • Hold on to your M3s, they might appreciate as next-gen BMW M3 could be an EV

    Well, this is inevitable. With the EU banning combustion engines by 2035, it’s unsurprising that even the most iconic performance sedan – the BMW M3 – will reportedly tread a path to full electrification. BMW M boss Frank van Meel told Autocar, “Maybe it will go electric – but if it does, it will always be an M3. Whatever the powertrain, you should always be able to drive our cars and know they are M cars. We have stood the test of time for 50 years and will continue to do so.” “We’ve just been


    Aug 17, 2022

  • BMW shifts focus off the beaver grille, reveals the first-ever G81 2022 BMW M3 Touring

    Yes, this is indeed the first-ever BMW M3 Touring as there has never been a production M3 wagon. Based on the G80-generation BMW M3, the 2022 (G81) BMW M3 Touring adds practicality and a massive dose of appeal to enthusiasts, possibly enough to offset its front fascia. Unlike the M3 Sedan, the M3 Touring comes in only the Competition form with M xDrive all-wheel drive system. Which means the S58 3.0-litre twin-turbo straight-six makes 510 PS/650 Nm and is mated to an 8-speed automatic transmissi


    Jun 22, 2022

  • BMW M teases G81 BMW M3 Touring! Power wagon that never happened is finally coming to life

    21 years ago, BMW M teased the world with a touring version of the E46 BMW M3 called the BMW M3 Concept. Although the concept never made it to production, true fans remember the model like it is their birthday. Now, BMW M division is giving the M3 Touring another shot with the G81 BMW M3 Touring and this is the teaser leading up to the launch. Although the concept car received rave attention when it was put on display, the reason the car never made it to production was due to technical complexit


    Mar 17, 2022

  • To celebrate 50 years of BMW M, classic badge and iconic colours will return in 2022

    To celebrate the 50th anniversary of BMW M in 2022, BMW will offer the original BMW M logo on selected M and M Sport models. Customers who opt for a BMW M or M Sport models with a production date from March 2022 can have their vehicle’s front, rear and wheel hubs decorated with emblems inspired by the classic "BMW Motorsport" logo. Order taking will commence at end of January 2022. What’s even more interesting, BMW will also be bringing back 50 iconic and historically significant BMW M paint fin


    Nov 26, 2021

  • BMW M3 police car isn’t a movie prop after all, but it’s still not a police car. Here’s why

    Yesterday, photos of a BMW M3 police car started circulating online much to the excitement of fans. But various media reported that the BMW M3 is not a real police car but a movie prop. Now, we have confirmation that the car was indeed commissioned by the police but this doesn’t mean the M3 is a real police car. Yet. So, why exactly did the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) decide to give the BMW M3 a police uniform? Think of the M3 as a concept car of sorts. Yes, the BMW M3 police car is merely a p


    Oct 8, 2021

  • This BMW M3 is not a real police car, the Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X’s job is still safe

    Photos of this BMW M3 police car has been going viral on social media, some media reported that the car is possibly the next high-performance police car. But a member of the production crew has confirmed that the car was commissioned only for a movie and not the police. Update: Turns out the BMW M3 does have links to PDRM after all! Read it here. The BMW M3 police car will most probably star in either Polis Evo 3 or a new film production known as The Catcher. New Straits Times’ showbiz reported


    Oct 7, 2021

  • 2021 BMW M3, M4, 430i now up to RM 25k cheaper than before, with SST discount

    BMW Malaysia has revealed the SST-discounted prices for the 2021 BMW M3 (G80) Competition, 2021 BMW M4 (G82) Competition, as well as the BMW 430i (G22) M Sport Coupe, all of which are fully imported. From now until 31-December 2021, the BMW 430i M Sport Coupe is priced at RM 390,033 (from RM 405,600), the BMW M4 Competition is priced at RM 659,357 (from RM 684,800), and the BMW M3 Competition is priced at RM 639,664 (from RM 664,800). These prices are on-road-road without insurance, and excludes


    Jul 26, 2021

  • All-new G80 BMW M3 Competition introduced in Malaysia; 510 PS/650 Nm, from RM 664k

    BMW Malaysia has introduced the all-new G80 BMW M3 Competition, with an optional Innovation Package. The BMW M3 Competition is priced at an estimated RM 664,800 (OTR without insurance) while the Innovation Package adds RM 75k, adding up to a total of RM 739,800. However, BMW Malaysia is currently (from now until 31st December 2020) offering the Innovation Package at RM 58,000, bringing the price down to RM 722,800. The G80 BMW M3 Competition is powered by the S58 3.0-litre twin-turbocharged stra


    Dec 1, 2020

  • Evolution of the BMW M3 – M Power or AMG?

    Racing homologation cars are the best thing that ever happened to car enthusiasts. Manufacturers make them because they are required to. They are basically just stripped-out and rambunctious versions of otherwise practical cars. One happy result of such requirements is the BMW M3 derived from the 3-series. The M3 name has been around for about 35 years. In appreciation of the poster-child of the M badge, let’s look back at the M3s that we have been blessed with over the years. BMW 2002 turbo (th


    Nov 4, 2020

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