With BMW already testing the next generation 3-Series, people have already started speculating on its M3 version. It will be unveiled in 2014 as a coupe and convertible only, with a potential touring version currently under discussion.

Codenamed the F32, the 2014 M3 will feature a more aggressive design with exterior lines inspired by the CS Concept.

Right now BMW’s hottest 3-Series car is propelled by a 4.0-liter 414hp V8 engine, but when the next generation 3-Series comes in 2012, don’t expect the engines to get above six cylinders. It is rumored that BMW will use a 3.0-liter twin-turbo straight six producing around 450-hp. Also with the next M3 BMW will focus on reducing the car’s weight. So add that to a greater output and you will get an high performance car with a better fuel economy than the current M3, or as BMW’s M Group CEO, Ludwig Willisch said "a more compact engine that could be butted up against the firewall."

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Source: BMW Blog

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6 comments:

  (745) posted on 09.7.2010

So that is the exact definition of having an efficient dynamics features? Cool, isn’t?

  (765) posted on 06.30.2010

Love the aggression. I think that’s what BMW needs. Granted they are amazing in everything they do, just needs alittle more aggression.

  (1333) posted on 06.29.2010

This has just sent Ferrari back to the drawing board for their upcoming Millechilli project. It was suppose to do it in 2.8 or less.

  (1333) posted on 06.29.2010

One source tells me that the F10 M5 will feature several Efficient Dynamics features such as regenerative braking and engine shut-off. And 600 bhp may not be that far off the mark...

  (434) posted on 06.28.2010

Perfect front bumpers, those rear door is more teasing if they added a racing rear spoiler on it.

  (507) posted on 06.27.2010

This is what I like to see with the MBW m3. It’s color does looks more aggressive and sporty than the frozen silver and matte black.. or even the signature color GTS the dangling Orange.

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