2023 BMW M3 gets Techno Violet and Amazing colors from M’s past

It's a BMW M3 Edition 50 Jahre in Techno Violet, officially, but it's simply and triumphantly a purple M3.

It’s a BMW M3 Edition 50 Jahre in Techno Violet, officially, but it’s simply and triumphantly a purple M3.
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The BMW M Division is celebrating his birthday proper today, May 24, with a limited-edition bmw m3 available in the best and boldest colors of last M3. The best, of course it is Techno Violet, originally seen on the E36 M3. But The rest of the colors are great too!

Everyone five colors available in the BMW M3 Edition 2023 50 Jahre BMW M pays tribute to previous M3 models. Here are the five legacy colors availablealong with the M3 generation that debuted each shade:

  • Cinnabar Red – E30 M3
  • Techno Violet – E36 M3
  • Deep Interlagos Blue – E46 M3
  • Fire Orange III – E92 M3 Lime Rock Park Edition
  • Limestone Gray – F80 M3 Cs

these colors are deep-cut historical setbacks for M3 fans, and they are the main thing that sets this special edition M3 apart from its stablemates. Mechanically, the special edition is based on BMW 2023 M3 Competition xDrivewith the same 3.0-litre twin-turbo six in line generating 503 horsepower and 479 pound-feet of torque. One small wrinkle: Since the special edition is based on the M3 with all-wheel drive, that means it will only be available with the eight-speed automatic transmission. Damn!

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There are some other modifications: vintage-inspired round badgesforged wheels with a gray finish, contrasting color brake caliperscarbon rear spoiler, carbon exhaust tips and M-themed upholstery. The special edition package adds $8,550 on a standard model. The automaker says the BMW M3 Edition 50 Jahre BMW M will start at $96,695 in the US and will be limited to just 500 examples. in the country.

there is a numbered license plate inside the car. The M3 also comes with a suitcase to mark the occasion, according car and driverwhich is surely a sign that BMW is having too much fun at its birthday party.

The first sign was the silly names BMW gave these anniversary models, starting with the M 1000 RR 50 Years M motorcycle. And now this M3 Edition 50 Jahre BMW M — “Jahre” It’s German for “years,” by the way. Those long names seem even longer in contrast to the METER Division, where one letter was all BMW needed to get its point across. So this naming scheme feels a bit like a celebratory toast going on too long.

Really, BMW M is just having a good time, blurting out a German word here and there, and reminiscing about M3’s past. After all, you only turn 50 once.

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