With the launch of the first generation of the BMW M3 in 1986, the BMW M revolutionized the sporty mid-range segment and since then BMW M has continuously refined its automotive icon across five model generations. To mark the 30th anniversary of this automotive icon, BMW M is launching the exclusive special BMW M3 30 Jahre Special Edition. builds on the Competition Package which is available for the BMW M3.
The Competition package features its 444-horsepower engine tune, Adaptive M suspension, and Active M differential. To that it adds an M exhaust with black tips, the requisite dash plaque, door sills, and unique “30 Years M3” badges on the fender gills. The interior has special seats with gray or blue inserts and stitched headrests, plus seat belts with M three-stripe trim. Plus, there’s a massive amount of extras you would normally pay extra for – adaptive LED headlights, an updated system and the DCT gearbox.
The BMW M3 30 Jahre Edition will be available in Macao Blue metallic, a color that was available for special order on the E30 M3 way back in 1986.
Priced at £82,675 OTR or $110,000 USD, the BMW M3 30 Jahre Edition goes on sale in the Summer, this being exactly 30 years after the signing of the first contract for the purchase of a BMW M3 – the original version of the car having made its debut at the 1985 Frankfurt Motor Show.