BMW M3 And M5 Performance Editions

Earlier this week, BMW launched their latest M3 and M5 Performance Editions in the UK. The M Performance Editions are all about style and added equipment features.

The M3 Performance Edition is powered by the standard 420hp V8 engine, which is mated to the 7-speed M DCT transmission and a variable M differential. It does however come with the Competition Package, which includes a 10-mm lowered suspension, Electronic Damper Control and a revised DSC+ system.

The M5 Performance Edition comes with the V8 TwinPower Turbo engine, which is good for 560hp. The M5 is also equipped with an Active M differential and electronic damping control. Both the M3 and the M5 Performance Editions are now available with three new colors, including a matte wrap.

The interior of the M5 is covered in Full Black Merino leather, while the M3 features a Black Novillo leather upholstery. BMW’s performance editions of the M3 and the M5 feature an Alcantara steering wheel, Piano Black interior trim parts, and various M logos.

The BMW M3 Performance Edition is priced at £74,080 OTR, which includes £9,790 worth of equipment, while the M5 will cost you £95,140 OTR (£22,075 of additional equipment).

BMW M3 Performance Edition Specification:

  • 19-inch M Y-spoke Matt Black alloy wheels
  • Dark Chrome exhaust
  • side gills and kidney surrounds
  • jet black bonnet intakes
  • carbon-fibre front splitters
  • high-gloss Shadowline exterior trim
  • folding exterior mirrors
  • sun protection glass
  • adaptive headlights
  • DAB digital radio
  • Harman/Kardon 13-loudspeaker system
  • BMW Professional Media Package
  • mobile application preparation
  • telephone USB audio interface and Internet
  • sliding front armrest
  • front seat heating
  • front and rear Park Distance Control

BMW M5 Performance Edition Specification:

  • 20-inch M Double-spoke Matt Black alloy wheels
  • Dark Chrome exhaust
  • side gills and kidney surrounds
  • M Sport multi-function seats with lumbar support
  • powered bootlid operation
  • sun protection glass
  • split-folding rear seats
  • comfort access and soft close doors
  • reversing assist camera
  • High-beam assistant
  • Internet
  • BMW Professional 12-loudspeaker system
  • telephone USB audio interface
  • mobile application preparation
  • speed limit display

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