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2001 BMW M3

At a Glance

Drive Types RWD
Transmissions M6-speed

Overview Information

The eagerly awaited BMW M3 arrives in the US for 2001. The US-spec M3 produces 333-bhp/269 lb-ft. from its 3.2L inline-6. BMW estimates 0-100 km/h (62 mph) in 5.2 seconds. Top speed is limited to 155 mph. A viscous limited-slip differential (Variable M Differential Lock) and Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) ensure maximum power reaches the road. Only 4000 M3's will be allocated to the US for 2001. A convertible and a higher horsepower M3 GT are expected next year. Pricing is expected to start around $46,000.

Official Word:

More power, more performance, more style -- the new BMW M3 offers more in every respect.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
M3 (333-bhp) M6-speed RWD TBD