Photo credit: Aksyonov Nikita
Earlier this year, videos were released showing what appears to be the next-generation BMW M340i, ahead of their official 2020 M3 reveal next year. No details are known at this time, but insiders speculate that it will use a twin-turbo 3.0-liter straight-six powerplant generating over 460-horsepower. For comparison, the current M3 CS (F80) produces 454 hp and 443 lb-ft of torque. Continue reading for a test drive video and more information.
“So thanks to the weight saving measures, extra power, and other work, the new BMW M3 will be quicker to 100 km/h (62 mph), probably needing 3.7-3.8 seconds to get there. While nobody outside Munich knows what it looks like exactly, one rendering artist gave it a shot at imagining the styling of the super sedan. In the digital renders, Aksyonov Nikita has combined the headlights of the teased 3-Series model, with a sporty body kit and lots of carbon fiber parts,” reports Car Scoops.