E30 BMW M3: Most Overhyped Classic? - AFTER/DRIVE
The 1986-1991 BMW M3 is blowing up, rocketing 27% in value since last year.
Is it the most overhyped classic car of our generation, or an icon worth
every inflated penny and more? Today's AFTER/DRIVE panel is everything E30.
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The Tire-Punishing, 400HP Turbo BMW E30! - /TUNED
The BMW E30 is quickly becoming a cult classic among the DIY, autocross,
and track crowd. And though the M3 version may be climbing so quickly in
price, soon no one will be able to afford one, the 325i, as it turns out,
has some chops as a great platform for tuning. Kameron Baker's homebuilt
E30 is just about the nicest one we've seen, and if you think it looks
great, wait till you see how it drives.
BMW E30 M3 - Total Disgrace
1988 BMW e30 M3 USA Spec | I took this video just before selling the car
and after years of restoration. The wheel set chosen were BMW Radial style
from the BMW e39 540i. The suspension dampers and springs were updated and
lowered 25mm. The strut brace was fabricated by John Mason of Mason
Engineering. The engine was the original US spec 2.3L 4 Cylinder with
215Hp. I then graphed in 100cpsi metal catalysts with 2.50" cat-back
muffler system (this alone yielded +7whp / 11wtq) and updated to the EVO
cam gear and reprogrammed the ECU tune file. The car ran very strong with
good tone and was highly reliable. The e30 M3 is the original and still
the very best touring car I have ever known.
Onboard: 1991 BMW E30 M3 with 270 horsepower
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MAKE SURE TO TURN UP YOUR SPEAKERS! The sound from this 2.5 liter S14 is
GermanAutoNews received the chance to take a ride in a highly modified E30
M3 with approx. 270 hp and a huge list of modifications including:
Turner Motorsport 2.5L Kit, TMS Stage 3 ported/polished head, Evo 3
throttle bodies, Evo 2 camshaft, adjustable intake & Exhaust cam gears,B&B Tri-flow stainless steel
muffler, aluminum lightweight flywheel, close ratio "Dog-Leg" gearbox,
heavy duty SACHS Clutch, UUC Evo shortshift kit, H&R coil-over kit, racing
Brake kit w/Brembo calipers, Pagid Sport Brake pads, BBS-RK 2 piece 17 x 8
wheels and much more.
BMW E30 M3 Vs Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3-16! - Head 2 Head Episode 12
On this episode of Head 2 Head, Automobile Magazine's Jason Cammisa
rekindles a classic European sports sedan battle, pitting the legendary BMW
E30 M3 against it's Cosworth-powered rival, the Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3-16.
Find out which homologation special is the most special of all!
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