BMW USA is continuing to expand its M3 special edition line-up with a new M3 Lime Park Edition Coupe. The new model was built as tribute to the historic Lime Rock Park racing circuit located in northwestern Connecticut and, as Skip Barber describes it, is "a classic car for a classic track." This new model is also a great way to send off the current M3, in preparation for the future generation.

The BMW M3 Lime Rock Park Edition Coupe will be offered in a very cool Fire Orange exterior paint and comes standard with the Competition package, which includes 19" Style 359M silver wheels. The exterior package comes equipped with carbon fiber front chin splitters, a carbon fiber rear deck spoiler, a carbon fiber roof panel and a lightweight inconel-titanium exhaust muffler. For the interior, BMW is offering Anthracite and black cloth manual-adjustment seats with Nappa Leather trim, an Anthracite Alcantara steering wheel with flat-bottom design and a blue index stripe, and carbon leather trim.

The BMW M3 Lime Rock Park Edition Coupe will be limited to only 200 units and will go on sale in September 2012 at a starting price of $70,995 including $895 Destination and Handling. The company only plans to build 25 units a week, meaning that in two months, the production for this limited edition will be over.

UPDATE 09/14/2012: BMW has unveiled a new video featuring the M3 Coupe Lime Rock Park Edition driven at... Lime Rock track. Enjoy!

Hit the jump for a list of optional equipment.

Optional Equipment

  • (ZPP) Premium Package
  • (ZCW) Cold Weather Package
  • (609) Navigation System
  • (2MK) M-DCT Transmission
  • (322) Comfort Access
  • (415) Power Rear Sunshade
  • (494) Heated Front Seats
  • (507) Rear Park Distance Control
  • (5AC) Automatic High Beams
  • (655) Satellite Radio with 1-year subscription
  • (6NR) BMW Apps
  • (752) BMW Individual Enhanced Premium Sound
  • Limited availability: Black Wheels (Competition Package, Style 359M)
What do you think?
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  (100) posted on 09.27.2012

Is this a sport car?!? I thought it’s just ordinary car.

  (40) posted on 09.26.2012

Even though this car is very popular in England, I don’t it will becaome popular in the US also. Things were kinda different here in US.

  (40) posted on 09.26.2012

Finally, if people are finding a sport car that are not so expensive, I think they should buy this one.

  (116) posted on 09.24.2012

Optional Equipments are very impressive, but the color seems not quite fitted for that car.

  (26) posted on 09.24.2012

They finally have a cheaper but an incredible car like this!.

  (105) posted on 09.23.2012

I don’t know if this can go into the market sales. I just don’t like this very much.

  (780) posted on 09.20.2012

At $70,000 USD, you can own a good car like this one. BMW is truly doing a good job in making cars that are affordable with good quality.

  (44) posted on 09.19.2012

The orange color is kinda distracting on my eyes. I really hate it. However, all the features of this car are great!.

  (71) posted on 09.18.2012

I really want to know the price of this car. Does anyone know about it ?.

  (780) posted on 09.17.2012

Wow. This is the first time I’ve heard of “Optional Equipment” But it is good. Really Awesome.

  (449) posted on 08.28.2012

Wow, the optional equipment is superb having features like Comfort Access and Rear Park Distance Control.

  (577) posted on 08.27.2012

I just don’t know what could be the price of this optional equipment. However, we can assume it will cost a lot.

  (342) posted on 08.23.2012

Having a good orange finishing on the exterior makes it hot, and eye-catching. I like it better than the Range Rover’s Crash piece something.

  (328) posted on 08.22.2012

The orange exterior makes it look good. I like the video showing the Lime Rock and by the way, the optional equipment looks very teasing.

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