Lot 278 - 2010 BMW M3 Coupé
|Odometer reading||72,000 miles|
|Estimate||£18,000 - £22,000|
The fourth generation BMW M3 was announced on the 2007 Geneva Motor Show. It was originally set to be called M4 along with 3 Series coupés and convertibles that were to become the 4 Series but, due to the interest in retaining the M3 line as well as the plan for a separate 4 series line, this change was scrapped. Similar to the previous M3 generations that introduced a new engine, the fourth generation M3 did the same: the BMW S65 V8 engine producing 414bhp. The E92 M3 coupé inherited a carbon-fibre roof similar to the one used on the E46 CSL. For 2011, the E92 M3 received a model refresh changes included minor interior trim pieces and LED rear tail-lights. The new M3 is again available as a four-door saloon, based on the E90 3 Series saloon, but unlike the regular saloons, the M3 version shares the coupe's wide and sculpted front end, including headlights. Although the front-end design of the saloon matches the specific look and high-performance character of the coupé, the side-sills and rear diffuser are tailored for the saloon.
Originally registered on 3rd December, 2010, this BMW is finished in red with a beige leather trim. Sporting 19" alloy wheels with diamond cut alloys and sitting on a good set of tyres, this example is aesthetically a great car and even better to drive. The note produced by the V8 engine is superb and the semi-automatic gearbox offers quick seamless gear changes. As with any M3, service history is all important and this example has a full history by BMW main dealers and marque specialists. Supplied with a V5C registration document and a full years MoT test certificate this BMW M3 Coupé is a delight to drive.
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