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BMW M3 E46 Volk TE37 vs DSM

Here is a video of my buddies m3 e46 on some rays volk te37, with titanium lugnuts and ground control coils, he also has a short shift kit. Lots more planned for this car. TAGS: Nissan, Bugatti, Veyron, BMW, Audi, VW, Golf, A3, A4, A5, A1, A2, A6, A8, Mercedes,SL 65 AMG, AMG, Pagani, , h2oi crash caught on film Zonda, Lamborghini, Murcielago, Diablo, Ferrari, F40, F50, 458 Italia ,Ford, Focus ST, Jaguar, Porsche, GTR, Skyline, Toyota, Supra, Impreza, Mitsubishi, Evo, M3, M5, M6, RS4, RS5, RS6, Switzer, P800, Cayenne, Panamera, turbo, Eclipse, Honda, Acceleration / Beschleunigung Ferrari F430, SSC Aero, BMW M6 Hamann, Gemballa Mirage GT, Mercedes SLR, Dodge Viper Srt-10, Ferrari F430 Novitec, Carrera Gt Techart, Mosler MT900, Ferrari 575 & Aston Martin Vanquish S, Gemballa Mirage GT, Mv Agusta F4, Brabus Widestar, TVR Sagaris, Gumpert Apollo, Porsche 356 SpeedSter, Ferrari 550 SuperAmerica, Ferrari Enzo, Bugatti Veyron, Leblanc Mirabeau, Gemballa Avalanche, Bentley Continental GT by Monaco Elite, McLaren F1, Alfa Romeo Tipo 33 Stradale & Ferrari 288 GTO, Ferrari 360 Modena Spider & Rolls Royce Phantom, Austin Healey, Mercedes SLR 722, Aston Martin DB9 Volante by Mansory, Fiat 500, Bugatti Veyron, Gemballa GTR 600 Gullwing, Bentley Continental GT, Audi R8, Ford GT, Bugatti Veyron, Maserati Birdcage, Lamborghini Murcielago, Koenigsegg CCX, Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera, Lamborghini Murcielago Lp640, Mercedes SLR 722, Gemballa Avalanche, Porsche Cayenne by Gemballa GT750, Gemballa Mirage GT, Corvette Z06 & Lamborghini Gallardo, Ferrari Enzo, Porsche 911 GT1, Lamborghini Diablo GT, Maybach 62, Lamborghini Murcielago LP640, Ferrari, Lancia Stratos, BMW M5, Pagani Zonda, Ferrari 612 Scaglietti, Porsche 911 GT2, Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Aerokit, Nissan Skyline R34, Mercedes SLR, Porsche 911 GT3, Maserati Granturismo, Aston Martin V8 Vantage, Mercedes CLK DTM AMG Cabrio, Pagani Zonda, Ferrari's & Gallardo, Bugatti Veron, Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder & Lp640, Mercedes CLK DTM AMG Cabrio, Morgan, Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano, Shelby Series 1, Pagani Zonda, Lmaborghini Miura Jota, Aston Martin DB5, Ferrari F40, Ferrari FXX Audi R8, Bugatti Veyron Pegaso, Rolls Royce Drophead, Range Rover Arden & BMW X5 Lumma, Bugatti Eb110, Bugatti Veyron, Lamborghini Murcielago Roadster, Porsche GT3 RS, Mercedes S65 AMG, Lamborghini Gallardo SE, Aston Martin DB9 by Mansory, Lamborghini Gallardo IMSA, Rolls Royce Phantom, Gemballa Mirage GT, Gemballa Avalanche, Ferrari 612 Scaglietti, BMW M5 Hamann by Lumma, Lamborghini Gallardo, Maybach 62S, Brabus G, Mercedes SLR 722, Ford GT & Range Rover, Mercedes CLK 63 AMG, Bentley Arnage Drophead Coupé, Audi S8 RRR, Porsche Cayman & Ferrari 612 Scaglietti & Porsche Carrera GT, Audi Q7 by ABT, Pagani Zonda, Rolls Royce Phantom, Bentley Continental GT, Alfa Romeo GT by Autodelta, Bugatti Veyron, Lamborghini Murcielago, Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Aerokit, Cadillac XLR, Lamborghini Gallardo SE, Maserati Granturismo, Mercedes SL 55 AMG whit Asanti rims, Alpina Z8, Porsche turbo & Ferrari 599 GTB, Lamborghini Murcielago by Hamann, Porsche Cayenne by Gemballa, Bentley Continental GT by Mansory, Lamborghini Murcielago LP640, BMW M5 Hamann, Bmw M5 V10 Hurricane by G-Power, Bentley Continental Flying Spur, Porsche Carrera GT, Campagna T-Rex, Ford Mustang Eleanor, Mercedes SLR 722, Porsche 911 turbo, Ferrari F430 Novitec Rosso, Ferrari 599GTB, Gemballa GT750, Pagani Zonda, Bugatti Veyron, Ferrari 575M by Novitec, Rolls Royce Phantom, Hummer H2 & Mercedes SLR 722, Bentley Continental by Project Kahn, Bugatti Veyron, Lamborghini Murcielago LP640, BMW M6 Hamann, Porsche Cayenne Cyclone by Hamann, Lamborghini Murcielago He is racing my buddys friends car (with my friend driving it), the dsm wasnt ready in this video but they raced later and he beat the m3.


 


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M3 E46 Exhaust sound
This guy had a lovely m3 e46, Exhaust sounded great! He was at Beaverun tracking his car may 29th. The wheels were very sexy. TAGS: Nissan, Bugatti, Veyron, BMW, Audi, VW, Golf, A3, A4, A5, A1, A2, A6, A8, Mercedes,SL 65 AMG, AMG, Pagani, , Zonda, Lamborghini, Murcielago, Diablo, Ferrari, F40, F50, 458 Italia ,Ford, Focus ST, Jaguar, Porsche, GTR, Skyline, Toyota, Supra, Impreza, Mitsubishi, Evo, M3, M5, M6, RS4, RS5, RS6, Switzer, P800, Cayenne, Panamera, turbo, Eclipse, Honda, Acceleration / Beschleunigung Ferrari F430, SSC Aero, BMW M6 Hamann, Gemballa Mirage GT, Mercedes SLR, Dodge Viper Srt-10, Ferrari F430 Novitec, Carrera Gt Techart, Mosler MT900, Ferrari 575 & Aston Martin Vanquish S, Gemballa Mirage GT, Mv Agusta F4, Brabus Widestar, TVR Sagaris, Gumpert Apollo, Porsche 356 SpeedSter, Ferrari 550 SuperAmerica, Ferrari Enzo, Bugatti Veyron, Leblanc Mirabeau, Gemballa Avalanche, Bentley Continental GT by Monaco Elite, McLaren F1, Alfa Romeo Tipo 33 Stradale & Ferrari 288 GTO, Ferrari 360 Modena Spider & Rolls Royce Phantom, Austin Healey, Mercedes SLR 722, Aston Martin DB9 Volante by Mansory, Fiat 500, Bugatti Veyron, Gemballa GTR 600 Gullwing, Bentley Continental GT, Audi R8, Ford GT, Bugatti Veyron, Maserati Birdcage, Lamborghini Murcielago, Koenigsegg CCX, Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera, Lamborghini Murcielago Lp640, Mercedes SLR 722, Gemballa Avalanche, Porsche Cayenne by Gemballa GT750, Gemballa Mirage GT, Corvette Z06 & Lamborghini Gallardo, Ferrari Enzo, Porsche 911 GT1, Lamborghini Diablo GT, Maybach 62, Lamborghini Murcielago LP640, Ferrari, Lancia Stratos, BMW M5, Pagani Zonda, Ferrari 612 Scaglietti, Porsche 911 GT2, Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Aerokit, Nissan Skyline R34, Mercedes SLR, Porsche 911 GT3, Maserati Granturismo, Aston Martin V8 Vantage, Mercedes CLK DTM AMG Cabrio, Pagani Zonda, Ferrari's & Gallardo, Bugatti Veron, Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder & Lp640, Mercedes CLK DTM AMG Cabrio, Morgan, Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano, Shelby Series 1, Pagani Zonda, Lmaborghini Miura Jota, Aston Martin DB5, Ferrari F40, Ferrari FXX Audi R8, Bugatti Veyron Pegaso, Rolls Royce Drophead, Range Rover Arden & BMW X5 Lumma, Bugatti Eb110, Bugatti Veyron, Lamborghini Murcielago Roadster, Porsche GT3 RS, Mercedes S65 AMG, Lamborghini Gallardo SE, Aston Martin DB9 by Mansory, Lamborghini Gallardo IMSA, Rolls Royce Phantom, Gemballa Mirage GT, Gemballa Avalanche, Ferrari 612 Scaglietti, BMW M5 Hamann by Lumma, Lamborghini Gallardo, Maybach 62S, Brabus G, Mercedes SLR 722, Ford GT & Range Rover, Mercedes CLK 63 AMG, Bentley Arnage Drophead Coupé, Audi S8 RRR, Porsche Cayman & Ferrari 612 Scaglietti & Porsche Carrera GT, Audi Q7 by ABT, Pagani Zonda, Rolls Royce Phantom, Bentley Continental GT, Alfa Romeo GT by Autodelta, Bugatti Veyron, Lamborghini Murcielago, Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Aerokit, Cadillac XLR, Lamborghini Gallardo SE, Maserati Granturismo, Mercedes SL 55 AMG whit Asanti rims, Alpina Z8, Porsche turbo & Ferrari 599 GTB, Lamborghini Murcielago by Hamann, Porsche Cayenne by Gemballa, Bentley Continental GT by Mansory, Lamborghini Murcielago LP640, BMW M5 Hamann, Bmw M5 V10 Hurricane by G-Power, Bentley Continental Flying Spur, Porsche Carrera GT, Campagna T-Rex, Ford Mustang Eleanor, Mercedes SLR 722, Porsche 911 turbo, Ferrari F430 Novitec Rosso, Ferrari 599GTB, Gemballa GT750, Pagani Zonda, Bugatti Veyron, Ferrari 575M by Novitec, Rolls Royce Phantom, Hummer H2 & Mercedes SLR 722, Bentley Continental by Project Kahn, Bugatti Veyron, Lamborghini Murcielago LP640, BMW M6 Hamann, Porsche Cayenne Cyclone by Hamann, Lamborghini Murcielago RGT, Audi R888





Slammed Car Problems - Funny!
This is the lowest static miata in the United states, and a very clean one at that. The owner drives it like its 2" higher, faster than 90% of the people at MATG on the dragon. On Work Equips CJ Ganns car is without a doubt one of the cleanest static stanced cars I have seen! TAGS: Nissan, Bugatti, Veyron, BMW, Audi, VW, Golf, A3, A4, A5, A1, A2, A6, A8, Mercedes,SL 65 AMG, AMG, Pagani, , h2oi crash caught on film Zonda, Lamborghini, Murcielago, Diablo, Ferrari, F40, F50, 458 Italia ,Ford, Focus ST, Jaguar, Porsche, GTR, Skyline, Toyota, Supra, Impreza, Mitsubishi, Evo, M3, M5, M6, RS4, RS5, RS6, Switzer, P800, Cayenne, Panamera, turbo, Eclipse, Honda, Acceleration / Beschleunigung Ferrari F430, SSC Aero, BMW M6 Hamann, Gemballa Mirage GT, Mercedes SLR, Dodge Viper Srt-10, Ferrari F430 Novitec, Carrera Gt Techart, Mosler MT900, Ferrari 575 & Aston Martin Vanquish S, Gemballa Mirage GT, Mv Agusta F4, Brabus Widestar, TVR Sagaris, Gumpert Apollo, Porsche 356 SpeedSter, Ferrari 550 SuperAmerica, Ferrari Enzo, Bugatti Veyron, Leblanc Mirabeau, Gemballa Avalanche, Bentley Continental GT by Monaco Elite, McLaren F1, Alfa Romeo Tipo 33 Stradale & Ferrari 288 GTO, Ferrari 360 Modena Spider & Rolls Royce Phantom, Austin Healey, Mercedes SLR 722, Aston Martin DB9 Volante by Mansory, Fiat 500, Bugatti Veyron, Gemballa GTR 600 Gullwing, Bentley Continental GT, Audi R8, Ford GT, Bugatti Veyron, Maserati Birdcage, Lamborghini Murcielago, Koenigsegg CCX, Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera, Lamborghini Murcielago Lp640, Mercedes SLR 722, Gemballa Avalanche, Porsche Cayenne by Gemballa GT750, Gemballa Mirage GT, Corvette Z06 & Lamborghini Gallardo, Ferrari Enzo, Porsche 911 GT1, Lamborghini Diablo GT, Maybach 62, Lamborghini Murcielago LP640, Ferrari, Lancia Stratos, BMW M5, Pagani Zonda, Ferrari 612 Scaglietti, Porsche 911 GT2, Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Aerokit, Nissan Skyline R34, Mercedes SLR, Porsche 911 GT3, Maserati Granturismo, Aston Martin V8 Vantage, Mercedes CLK DTM AMG Cabrio, Pagani Zonda, Ferrari's & Gallardo, Bugatti Veron, Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder & Lp640, Mercedes CLK DTM AMG Cabrio, Morgan, Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano, Shelby Series 1, Pagani Zonda, Lmaborghini Miura Jota, Aston Martin DB5, Ferrari F40, Ferrari FXX Audi R8, Bugatti Veyron Pegaso, Rolls Royce Drophead, Range Rover Arden & BMW X5 Lumma, Bugatti Eb110, Bugatti Veyron, Lamborghini Murcielago Roadster, Porsche GT3 RS, Mercedes S65 AMG, Lamborghini Gallardo SE, Aston Martin DB9 by Mansory, Lamborghini Gallardo IMSA, Rolls Royce Phantom, Gemballa Mirage GT, Gemballa Avalanche, Ferrari 612 Scaglietti, BMW M5 Hamann by Lumma, Lamborghini Gallardo, Maybach 62S, Brabus G, Mercedes SLR 722, Ford GT & Range Rover, Mercedes CLK 63 AMG, Bentley Arnage Drophead Coupé, Audi S8 RRR, Porsche Cayman & Ferrari 612 Scaglietti & Porsche Carrera GT, Audi Q7 by ABT, Pagani Zonda, Rolls Royce Phantom, Bentley Continental GT, Alfa Romeo GT by Autodelta, Bugatti Veyron, Lamborghini Murcielago, Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Aerokit, Cadillac XLR, Lamborghini Gallardo SE, Maserati Granturismo, Mercedes SL 55 AMG whit Asanti rims, Alpina Z8, Porsche turbo & Ferrari 599 GTB, Lamborghini Murcielago by Hamann, Porsche Cayenne by Gemballa, Bentley Continental GT by Mansory, Lamborghini Murcielago LP640, BMW M5 Hamann, Bmw M5 V10 Hurricane by G-Power, Bentley Continental Flying Spur, Porsche Carrera GT, Campagna T-Rex, Ford Mustang Eleanor, Mercedes SLR 722, Porsche 911 turbo, Ferrari F430 Novitec Rosso, Ferrari 599GTB, Gemballa GT750, Pagani Zonda, Bugatti Veyron, Ferrari 575M by Novitec, Rolls Royce Phantom, Hummer H2 & Mercedes SLR 722, Bentley Continental by Project Kahn, Bugatti Veyron, Lamborghini Murcielago LP640, BMW M6 Hamann, Porsche Cayenne Cyclone by Hamann, Lamborghini Murcielago





The $25,000 Challenge: BMW E46 M3 vs. Ford Fiesta ST
The BMW E46 M3 is regarded as one of the best drivers cars of all time, and they can now be had for under $25,000. In our opinion, the Ford Fiesta ST is the best new car you can buy for under $25,000. So, which is better? We hit the canyons with both to find out.





TE37 Super Lap
Fresh out of the box.. TE37 Super Lap.. Specs: 17x9.5 +28 (Concave Face) // 17x8.5 +40 (Flat Face, Not in video)





Best car sounds in the world part 18
Best car sounds in the world part 18 1997 Dodge Viper GTS by http://www.youtube.com/user/TheRedOdyssey 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse with RPW Header, Hushpower II resonator and Invidia Catback by http://www.youtube.com/user/StageGTS 2004 Infiniti G35 with Stillen Exhaust by http://www.youtube.com/user/dk08amg 2005 Chevy Silverado Z71 5.3 with Vortec Straight Pipe VS 2001 Ford Mustang GT with True Dual H-Pipe Straight Pipe by http://www.youtube.com/user/2005chevy4x4 2006 Ferrari F430 by http://www.youtube.com/user/MarshallChangFilms Ferrari F2008 Formula one F1 racing car by http://www.youtube.com/user/yoozigen MazdaSpeed 3 aka Mazda3 mps VS Infiniti G37 Drag Race by http://www.youtube.com/user/oreoleoz 2001 Ford Mustang GT with Borla Exhaust, Stock headers, O.R Mac Prochamber and Borla Stingers by http://www.youtube.com/user/slim11401 2004 BMW E46 M3 with Rogue Engineering El Diablo Exhaust and aFe Stage 2 Intake Sound by http://www.youtube.com/user/M3Guy77 2002 Mazda RX-7 Type-R Bathurst FD3S with nightsports frontpipe, metalit catalyzer and HKS superdragger by http://www.youtube.com/user/cinquecento Thank you for watching and have a nice day.





2x BMW E46 M3 CSL - Start up + Accelerations!
I have recorded two lovely sounding BMW E46 M3 CSL's on the famous Nurburgring in Germany. The CSL (Coupé, Sport und Leichtbau) was a limited edition version of the M3, with only 1,400 cars being produced. The CSL was never released into the North American market and was only available in two colours: Silver Grey Metallic and Black Sapphire Metallic. This M3 CSL has 360hp, which is 17 more than a normal M3. And the weight of the CSL is 1286kg, which is 185kg less than a normal M3. Follow me: http://www.Gumbal.tv 1st Channel: http://www.YouTube.com/GUMBAL 2nd Channel: http://www.YouTube.com/GUMBALTV 3rd Channel: http://www.YouTube.com/CarChannelClassic FACEBOOK: http://www.fb.com/GUMBALTV INSTAGRAM: http://www.instagram.com/GUMBALTV TWITTER: http://Twitter.com/GUMBALTV GOOGLE+: https://plus.google.com/+Gumbal Thanks you for watching my videos. All feedback on my videos are appreciated! Don't forget to like the video and subscribe to my channel. More videos coming up! - Hans





Supra 1000+whp GT4780 Dyno runs!!
A local '94 Supra came by DST Motorsports for a few Dyno runs, both low and high Boost passes. On the high Boost setting this monster managed just shy of 1100whp and still spinning the tires on the Dyno, leaving a nice dusting of rubber behind the roller! Stay tuned for some street runs with this beast of a car!





MarcusLSB's Turbo E46 M3 ProEFI & Saad Racing - 10.562 @ 142.58
First time out with the car, this was the 4th or 5th pass.. we knocked a 10th off on each pass, first pass ever with the car was 10.80. We got one last pass in after this but unfortunately had issues getting it into 2nd after the wheels spun and didn't beat our 10.56. Car was running flawless.. I took it from the strip at the track, to the strip in vegas and was giving a few people rides.. had a great time at Mfest! In the end being only 2/100ths off from the world record is pretty awesome! The heat and poor track prep was killing us though.. :(





Augusto Farfus and his wife in a M3 in Nürburgring HD
Augusto Farfus Nation: Brazil Date of Birth: 03.09.1983 Place of Birth: Curitiba Augusto Farfus - Career and Success: Season Series / Class Standing Team / Car / Races 2012 DTM (German Touringcar Masters) » 7. Team RBM / BMW M3 DTM (10 of 10 races, 1 Win) 2011 International V8 Supercars Championship » 66. Garry Rogers Motorsport / Holden Commodore VE (2 of 30 races) 24h Nürburgring Nordschleife, Class E1-XP » 1. Team Schnitzer / BMW M3 GT2 (E92) (Class Win) 24h LeMans, Class GTE Pro » Team Schnitzer / BMW M3 GT2 (E92) Intercontinental LeMans Cup, Class GTE Pro » 3. Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing / BMW M3 GT2 (E92) (2 of 7 races) Team Schnitzer / BMW M3 GT2 (E92) (5 of 7 races, 1 Win) LeMans Series (LMS), Class GTE Pro » Team Schnitzer / BMW M3 GT2 (E92) (3 of 5 races) American LeMans Series, Class GT » 19. Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing / BMW M3 GT2 (E92) (2 of 9 races) 2010 24h LeMans, Class GT2 » 6. Team Schnitzer / BMW M3 GT2 (E92) 24h Nürburgring Nordschleife, Class E1-XP » 1. Team Schnitzer / BMW M3 GT2 (E92) (Win) LeMans Series (LMS), Class GT2 » 31. Team Schnitzer / BMW M3 GT2 (E92) (1 of 5 races) FIA World Touringcar Championship » 7. Team RBM / BMW 320si (E90) (22 of 22 races) 2009 24h Nürburgring Nordschleife, Class SP6 » Motopark Academy / BMW Z4 M Coupe (E85)





Uncut Porsche Panamera Turbo S vs BMW M5 F10
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Driving the 2013 BMW M3 DTM - /CHRIS HARRIS ON CARS
A carbon chassis, 480hp and run by the full BMW factory Motorsport team. A good day at the office.





BMW X5( F15) Тест-драйв.Anton Avtoman.
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7 Reasons Why You Need To Own A BMW E46 M3
Loved by (nearly all) car fans worldwide, we take a look at the little things that make the E46 M3 one car you need to own! Subscribe to Car Throttle: http://bit.ly/Zl0sWj ----- Follow Car Throttle ----- Subscribe to Car Throttle: http://bit.ly/Zl0sWj On our website: http://www.carthrottle.com On Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/carthrottle On Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/carthrottle ---- Music: "Flop Eared Mule" by Shake That Little Foot (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Shake_That_Little_Foot/Shake_That_Little _Foot/Flop_Eared_Mule_vbrmp3)





Lamborghini LP570 Underground Racing R2 (2005 HP) — World Record
К сожалению мы не смогли зафиксировать данные скорости во время рекордного заезда, тем не менее, по данным взятым с Motec, Lamborghini смогла разогнаться до 265.2 миль/час (426.7 км/ч) Unfortunately, we were unable to measure speed data during the record race, but according to data taken from Motec, Lamborghini accelerates to 265.2 mph, (426.7 kph). Генеральный партнер: SMP Racing (http://smpracing.ru) Присоединяйтесь к нам (Follow us): Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Dragtimes/173052629411578 VK: http://vk.com/moscowunlim Twitter: http://twitter.com/dragtimes_info Instagram: http://instagr.am/dragtimes Результаты заездов (Results): http://www.dragtimes.ru/results/races/1253 http://www.dragtimes.ru/results/allresults





2014 BMW i8 Review
Subscribe : http://www.youtube.com/user/Auto1News?sub_confirmation=1 What's New for 2014 The 2014 BMW i8 is an all-new model. Introduction Based on the BMW Vision EfficientDynamics concept car shown a few years ago, the 2014 BMW i8 represents the German automaker's vision of a high-performance plug-in hybrid. If this is what the future looks like, sign us up. Zero to 62 mph in 4.4 seconds? A full charge in three hours from a regular garage outlet? Approximately 95 mpg? Yes, please. For the i8, BMW chops its classic 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder engine formula in half. The i8 uses a turbocharged 1.5-liter inline three-cylinder paired with an electric motor and lithium-ion battery pack. The three-cylinder drives the rear wheels through a six-speed automatic transmission, while the electric motor powers the front wheels through a two-speed automatic. The engine and electric motor combine for 362 horsepower, 420 pound-feet of torque and all-wheel-drive performance, all integrated into a chassis that is 10 pounds lighter and 1.5 inches longer than the 3 Series. The i8 also delivers stellar handling thanks to 50/50 weight distribution and a low, centrally mounted battery pack, although standard 20-inch wheels seem like a suspect choice for maximizing corner-to-corner performance. BMW says the i8 can also travel 22 miles and reach a top speed of 75 mph on electrons alone. Uncorked with the gasoline engine in the lead, it will reach a top speed of 155 mph. Sounds like a pretty good future to us. Lightweight construction helps bring lofty performance within reach, notably an aluminum chassis, chemically hardened glass (similar to that used in smartphones) and extensive use of carbon-fiber-reinforced panels within the 2+2 passenger cabin. Those plus-2 rear seats are small, however, smaller than even a Porsche 911's, and are best considered auxiliary luggage space. Even settling into the front seats requires some practice given its unique scissor-lift-style doors. We drove a recent i8 prototype and found the i8's easy thrust in all-electric mode a close match for the Tesla Model S. In its Sport mode (there are also Comfort and Eco Pro settings), the i8 further awakens, feeling light, agile and averse to body roll. The hybrid never quite overwhelms with acceleration, but it also never feels winded, the electric motor's torque nicely covering for the small turbo as the latter winds up to deliver its power contribution. Whatever the i8 lacks in competitive performance, it won't lack for style. Its low-slung profile is punctuated by standard U-shaped LED headlights. You can even order the i8 with laser headlights where regulations allow (sorry, U.S. shoppers). Inside, a multitiered and layered cockpit design uses recycled materials and naturally treated leather for upholstery and panel surfaces Like the smaller i3 electric car, the i8 will offer three trim levels -- Mega, Giga and Tera -- all with varying degrees of sport and luxury appointments. The 2014 BMW i8 arrives in the spring and starts around $136,000. That's well above its most obvious target, the Tesla Model S, and that kind of money also buys a lot of Porsche 911. Performance aficionados won't likely be swayed and may even look across the BMW lineup to the "M" cars. But for the hybrid buyer seeking power, performance and efficiency through a lower profile, the 2014 BMW i8 presents a unique choice. Check back for more information on the 2014 BMW i8, including specs, driving impressions and buying advice as it becomes available.




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2003 BMW M3 E46m3 AA Supercharged: 11.410 @ 126.090
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2008 BMW M3 : 11.417 @ 122.370
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