BMW’s latest M Performance Parts division has been launched on the market a few weeks ago when we saw the new M550d xDrive, the X5 M50d and the X6 M50d. Of course all these three models will be among the new vehicles BMW will display in Geneva. But next the them, the M Performance Parts will also be expanded to models like the 3-Series.

For the 3-Series BMW is offering a M Performance Power Kit for the 320d version. This will increase the engine’s output to a total of 200 HP (up from 184 HP) and a peak torque of 309 lbs-ft. All these changes have improved the car’s 0 to 60 mph sprint time by about 1.0 seconds. In order to handle the extra power the car has been equipped with a new sports suspensions system with a particularly large-scale yet weight-optimized BMW M Performance brake system that features aluminum fixed calipers at both front and rear. The car will now sit on a new set of 20" M light alloy wheels in V-spoke design.

As for the aerodynamic parts BMW is offering a rear spoiler, rear fins, carbon exterior mirror caps, a radiator grille in high-gloss black, diffuser inserts for the rear apron and side sill foliations with M Performance inscription. For the interior you will get BMW M Performance steering wheel with Race Display, interior strips in Alcantara/carbon, BMW M Performance stainless steel pedals.

UPDATE 04/15/12: If you were curious as to how BMW developed the overall program for the 3-Series with M Performance Parts, worry no more. The Bavarian automaker has released a video detailing the development of the entire customization work, which you can watch by clicking on the photo above.

  • 2012 BMW 3-Series with BMW M Performance Parts
  • Year:
    2012
  • Make:
  • Model:
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    200
  • Torque @ RPM:
    309
  • body style:

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2 comments:

  (594) posted on 02.28.2012

The exterior looks give well-definition of the sporty-look and being savvy of it. The wheels were illuminant to the distance. 

  (321) posted on 02.20.2012

The wheels are greatly made. The alloy wheels add to the sporty exterior. It has a great sprint. It was nice to have this BMW.

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