Based on the M3 Competition, BMW is presenting the M3 CS, an even more extreme variant of the high-performance four-door. The super sedan has a 543 hp TwinPower Turbo six-cylinder in-line engine with M xDrive all-wheel drive and M Steptronic automatic transmission. That means 0-60 happens in just 3.2 seconds while accelerating to an electronically limited top speed of 300 km/h. The car also gets an M active differential, the latest suspension technology, optional M carbon ceramic brakes with red or gold calipers and Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires are also available for track use.
Visually, the CS stands out from its other M siblings with extensive use of carbon fiber and an M4 GT3-inspired frameless kidney grille flanked by yellow-tinted DRLs. Other equipment features include standard M carbon bucket seats, M seat belts with M Tricolor stitching, M Drive Professional with M Traction Control and M Lap Timer, the new BMW Curve Display with M-specific graphics and a new metallic paint finish in Frozen Solid White exclusive to the CS model.
Production for the M3 CS begins this March.
From $118,700, bmwusa.com