February 1, 2010

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BMW M3 (1988 – 1991)

BMW M3 (1988 – 1991)

Within many of us there’s a brilliant, successful racing driver hidden away, a wheel-meister of the first order, or so we like think.

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January 25, 2010

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Road Race Rivals

Road Race Rivals

Adopting Group A rules for rallying as well as racing was meant to close the gap between road and competition machines. That it has done, not by producing slow race and rally cars, but by bringing a new generation of affordable 150mph road-rockets.

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January 4, 2010

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Two Into M Won’t Go

Two Into M Won’t Go

What should an M3 be like – refined and quick, or raw and thrilling? Touring car ace Steve Soper chooses between new M3 and old M3.

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December 28, 2009

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No Hold Ups In The Fast Lane

No Hold Ups In The Fast Lane

BMW Motorsport expects the new M3 middleweight to do everything in the World Touring Car Championship next year – except win races.

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December 7, 2009

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Munich Mauler

Munich Mauler

We get our first drive in BMW’s hot M3, the best and maybe only – sporting Bimmer since the 2002tii.

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November 30, 2009

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M3 Squared

M3 Squared

Applying performance modifications to new car – legally and cost efficiently – is becoming such a daunting task that the most rational course seems to be cruising the used-car market, European car has espoused this approach for years, and one of our favourite platforms for performance modifications is BMW’s E30-bodied M3.

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November 2, 2009

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MMM…

MMM…

With their Formula One participation poised to cease, BMW are determined to succeed in the European Touring Car Championship next year. The new 200bhp M3 is the company’s secret weapon.

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October 26, 2009

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Best Ever!

Best Ever!

Burkard Bovensiepen’s Alpina firm is recognized as a manufacturer, not just a tuning house. Alpina’s latest monster is the B6, a BMW M3, fitted with a 3.5 litre six. The B6 may be the finest BMW ever made.

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September 28, 2009

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M Power

M Power

As well as their handling and performance, M3s have attracted attention for their exclusivity. BMW Motorsport’s Roberto Ravaglia Special Edition M3 is no exception

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September 24, 2009

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BMW E30 M3 Factory Repair Manual

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