Online Edition for Part no. In sport mode, it has too much gain the moment you pull the wheel off-center, and the weighting feels too artificial. Online Edition for Part no. Our fears were amplified by the excellence of the 3-series on which the M3 is based-how could they improve the performance without turning it into the automotive equivalent of the Incredible Hulk? If you wish to gain an initial overview of your vehicle, you will find this in the first chapter. Box 1227, Westwood, New Jersey 07675-1227, Telephone 1-800-831- 1117. Without any action on your part, Personal Pro- file ensures that most of these settings are stored for the remote control currently in use. The five-link rear suspension, of which four links are unique to the M3, saves six pounds.
Even though the horsepower peaks just below the maximum engine speed, the M3's engine has usable thrust throughout its entire range. Perhaps the users of ManualsCat. Please bear in mind that the manual may con- tain information on accessories and equipment that you have not specified for your own vehicle. If necessary, remove items Online Edition for Part no. Otherwise, the passenger will be without protection from the head restraint. Dealer:30841 We get you retail service and quality at wholesale pricing! Please take the time to read this Owner's Manual familiarize, yourself with the information that we have compiled you, before starting off in your new vehicle, and instructions intended to assist you gaining maximum use.
Use the remote control on an extended trip to recharge the battery, refer to page 18. Since an M car has always followed the introduction of a new 3-series, we awaited this latest M3, seen here, with nervous anticipation because the M3's big brother, the , although a technical triumph, had become complex to the point of creating an infuriating barrier between driver and machine. Reference At a glance Controls Driving tips Mobility Contents The fastest way to find information on a partic- ular topic or item is by using the index, refer to page156. It makes one wonder why the time-consuming and distracting iDrive system has to be used when the buttons are faster and close at hand. Has a few Tasteful Mods, Macht Schnell Intake, and Dinan Mufflers, sounds great.
After switching off the ignition When the remote control is removed or the igni- tion is switched off, you can still operate the windows for approx. Do not reach into the mechanism while the hardtop is opening or closing. . For the rest of us, though, the new M3 makes us look about as good as it gets on the road, and not too shabby on the racetrack, either. We wish you an enjoyable driving experience. Ultimately came back down after 2 weeks of them telling me they were gonna do it and took the car to get a pre sale inspection. We therefore have this request: Please take the time to read this Owner's Manual and familiarize yourself with the information that we have compiled for you before starting off in your new vehicle.
Press the button once to unlock only the driver's door and the fuel filler door. For information on convenient operation via the remote control or door lock, refer to page 19 or 22. It revs to 8400 rpm, 200 higher than the V-10. The rear end starts to drift, but that's okay -- your backside feels hardwired into this thing, and you know within a quarter inch how far it's going to step out. For further details of the alarm system, refer to page 25. Integrated key Press button 1 to release the key. There is no better way to make an informed decision than to actually drive the vehicle you are considering.
The M3 makes 295 pound-feet at a more reasonable 3900 rpm. Some 80 percent of the M3's components are new or redesigned compared with the regular 3 Series coupe, for those very reasons. The fastest way to find specific topics is to refer to the detailed index at the back of the manual. The lid is locked and monitored again as soon as it is closed. Come on by have a personally made specialty coffee along with a great conversation and a fun experience in purchasing your new car! Special features regarding the use of conve- nient access are described below.
For your own safety Maintenance and repair Advanced technology, e. On a per-liter basis, the M3 makes less torque 74 pound-feet per liter for the M3, 77 for the M5. Let's go for a test-drive! To prevent you from being locked out, the open driver's door cannot be locked using the lock button. The individual settings are stored for a maxi- mum of four remote controls. Do not place any objects on the retract- able hardtop or on the luggage compart- ment lid, otherwise they could fall during move- ments of the retractable hardtop and cause damage or injury. It has an aluminum hood, and plastic front fenders.
Before closing the retractable hardtop, remove all foreign objects from the windshield frame as these could prevent the hardtop from closing properly. Only remove the head restraints if no pas- sengers will be sitting in the rear. Keep children away from the swiveling area of the retractable hardtop. In our limited test, the M3 charged to 60 miles an hour in 4. Why have a V-8 that doesn't deliver its peak power -- 414 horsepower -- until a dizzying 8300 rpm? Some lamps are checked for proper functioning and thus come on briefly when the engine is started or the ignition is switched on.
Failure to do so could cause injury to persons or damage to objects as a result of a rearward movement of the seat. Thus the alarm sys- tem is activated together with the interior motion sensor even if the hardtop is open. The thick rim of the steering wheel doesn't help -- you want to drive this car with your fingertips, and you end up driving it with your fists. The iDrive knob is present, and aside from our usual gripe about its lack of user-friendliness, we mention it because it accesses the settings for M Drive. We know how to take care of you.