Report: Details on next BMW 3-Series and M3 surface
Although the BMW M3 was recently just replaced, that doesn’t mean BMW isn’t stopping from developing the next-generation model, due sometime in 2018.
According to a new report from Automobile, the next BMW M3 should sport at least 500hp, 69hp more than the current model, thanks to the help of electric turbocharger technology and a new water injection system, like the one found on the 2015 M4 Coupe MotoGP safety car.
The next M3 should also ahve a lower center of gravity, a wider track, and a longer wheelbase. Meaning, yup. That indicates the M3 should grow in size. The suspension should be adjustable, as well as the anti-roll bars.
As for the rest of the 3-Series lineup, the new model should also follow a similar levels of change, as with the M3 just described. But further more, BMW’s also looking to add more plug-in hybrid options.