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2011 BMW M3 Road Test & Car Review - RoadflyTV with Ross Rapoport

The BMW M3 is one of the finest driver's cars ever made, and I was finally lucky enough to spend a week with one. The heart of the M3 is an exquisite 4.0L V8, making 414hp at a wild 8300rpm. Peak torque is 295 lb-ft, but that entire figure is available at just 3900rpm, a stunning mark of tractability in such a high-revving screamer. Our test car was equipped with a 7-speed DCT (BMW's name for the fancy dual-clutch gearbox), and the transmission—like other vehicle characteristics like throttle response and suspension—can be adjusted from 'nice and easy' to 'neckbreaking.' 2011 M3s equipped with this transmission have gone as low as 3.9 sec to 60mph, and 12.5 sec in the 1/4-mile. Yet due to the engine's powerband, it's remarkably civilized around town. Gearing is perfect; even in 7th gear, the car is never caught flat-footed. In fact, at 2000rpm in 7th the car will be going just 50mph! That is great for acceleration, bad for fuel economy: the M3 manages just 14 mpg city and 20 highway and gets slapped with the gaz-guzzler tax. That's really the only chink in the car's armor, and the M3 instantly became the car by which I measure all sports cars by. —Ross Rapoport, Road Test Editor and Video Host Download the window sticker and see additional photos of the M3 at http://roadflytv.com Vehicle: 2011 M3 Coupe Base Price: $58,400 Price as tested: $69,925 Engine: 4.0L 32V V8 Transmission: 7-speed dual-clutch automated manual (DCT) horsepower: 414 @ 8300 rpm Torque: 295 lb.-ft. @ 3900 rpm 0-60 MPH: 3.9-4.5 sec. Warranty: 4 years, 50,000 miles w/free maintenance Fuel Economy: 14 city / 20 highway MPG Roadfly.com - http://www.roadfly.com Car Forum - http://www.roadfly.com/forums RoadflyTV - http://www.youtube.com/roadflytv Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/roadfly Twitter - http://twitter.com/roadfly IMDB - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1790415/


 


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Roadfly.com - 2011 Audi A4 Road Test & Review
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2011 BMW M3 6-Speed Review, Walkaround, Exhaust, & Test Drive
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BMW 1 Series M Coupe vs BMW M3
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After many viewer requests, the guys drive the E46 BMW M3. Is a used M3 one of the best performance bargains available? We took this generation and an E90 to some great mountain roads to find out. Lots more on the way - look for us on Thursdays! We read every comment, so subscribe and stay connected for more: Like us: http://Facebook.com/EverydayDriver Follow us: http://Twitter.com/EverydayDriver





2011 BMW M3 Coupe Start Up, Exhaust, and In Depth Tour
In this video I give a full in depth tour of the 2011 BMW M3 Coupe. I take viewers on a close look through the interior and exterior of this car while showing details, over viewing of features, and noting unique styling cues to the vehicle itself. I also show the engine and the details of it, start it up and see how it sounds under acceleration. A thorough tour/review of this car designed to give others a greater overall appreciation of the vehicle. Thanks a lot to Hendrick BMW for allowing me to make this video! For more info on this car as well as others visit www.hendrickbmw.com





New BMW M3 Track Test Drive ★ LOVELY Sound ★
New BMW M3 Track Test Drive ★ LOVELY Sound ★ The high-revving six-cylinder in-line engine with BMW M TwinPower turbo technology newly developed for the new BMW M3 Sedan and BMW M4 Coupe produces maximum output of approximately 430 hp. Its peak torque soars far beyond 500 Newton metres (369 lb-ft), outstripping the figures recorded by the outgoing BMW M3 by well over 30 per cent. And yet the engine also achieves a reduction in fuel consumption and emissions of around 25 per cent. The weight of the cars has been reduced to just under 1,500 kilograms, which helps to ensure outstanding driving dynamics and exceptional efficiency. The launch of the new BMW M3 Sedan and new BMW M4 Coupe sees BMW M GmbH revealing an all-new interpretation of the high-performance sports car -- and carrying the BMW M philosophy over into the fifth generation of the M3. More than 40,000 examples of the fourth-generation BMW M3 Coupe were built, and now the BMW M4 Coupe is poised to continue this history of success. The "M4" badge is a reference to the model series that provides the basis for the new M model. And for the first time, the Coupe will be introduced at the same time as the four-door variant, which logic dictates will be christened the BMW M3. "Four generations of the BMW M3 have blended motor sport genes and uncompromised everyday usability within an emotionally rich overall concept;" explains Dr Friedrich Nitschke, President BMW M GmbH. "The BMW M3 Sedan and BMW M4 Coupe represent an ongoing commitment to this philosophy. The engine is the heart of every M model, and the example fitted in the two new cars combines the virtues of a high-revving naturally aspirated unit with the strengths of turbocharger technology. An all-embracing lightweight design concept keeps the cars' weight to just under 1,500 kilograms. The BMW M3 and BMW M4 take motor sport technology from the track to the road, and thousands of laps of the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife -- the world's most demanding race track -- have readied the new models for that transition. Meticulous and passion-fuelled development work has underpinned the creation of two high-performance sports cars that set new standards in terms of overall concept, precision and agility." ►THANKS for taking the time to visit, I hope you SUBSCRIBE and enjoy the upcoming videos! I'm an italian petrolhead and cars & motorbikes are my passion which I want to share with all the petrolheads around the world by taking these videos. ►If You like, PLEASE SUBSCRIBE NOW for More videos: http://bit.ly/12ULPud ►Gommeblog.it, Portale dedicato alla Tecnica e Performance di Auto e Moto. Al Suo interno potrai trovare sezioni dedicate a Supercar, Video Test di tutte le più importanti case e bran come Alfa Romeo. Audi, Abarth, BMW, Mercedes, Ferrari, Lamborghini, MTM, AMG, Porsche, Aston Martin, Koenigsegg, Gumpert (solo per citarne alcune) e interssanti video recensioni su gomme Michelin, Pirelli, Dunlop, Goodyear, Continental ... ►Non perderti le Ultime NEWS Video: ISCRIVITI ADESSO AL CANALE: http://bit.ly/12ULPud ►If you like this video Please rate and comment! ►Se questo video ti è piaciuto, Clicca mi Piace o Lascia un commento ►Follow Us on Social Network: ►Google +: https://plus.google.com/101792401712738693835/ ►Facebook: http://facebook.com/gommeblog ►Twitter: https://twitter.com/gommeblog ►Website: http://www.gommeblog.it





BMW M3 vs Formula BMW
Drivex Tv presenta: Enfrentamos al Nuevo BMW M3 contra el monoplaza de la Fórmula BMW Europea. 420 cv. y 1655 Kg contra 140 cv. y 465 Kg. Los pilotos Miguel Angel de Castro y Marcos Martinez Ucha enfrentan a los dos coches en una prueba de aceleración y una carrera en el circuito del Jarama.





Modified BMW E92 M3
BrianZuk records a very tastefully modded E92 M3, sounds and looks mean! BrianZuk's Facebook Here! http://www.facebook.com/pages/BrianZuk/150184461660159





2014 BMW i8 Review
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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