Tag Archives: BMW E30 M3

Video: BMW refreshers our memories as to why the E30 M3 is just so awesome

BMW’s E30 3-series crowd, the generation from 1982-1993, don’t call the first-ever M3 “God’s Chariot” for nothing. It is what could arguably be the most iconic touring car ever and one of the biggest icons in the world of the automobile. It’s a pinnacle in every sense and has gained legendary status for starting what […]

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Report: BMW E30 M3 to be source of inspiration for future potential hardcore M2 model

AutoCar recently sat down with Adrian van Hooydonk, who said the E30 M3 would be the main source of inspiration for a future M model. This unnamed and potential M model that has the chance of being described as a spiritual resurrection of the famed, “God’s Chariot” as described by hardcore Bimmer lovers, could take […]

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Report: BMW may lean back towards tradition with a four-cylinder for next M3

Motoring.com from down yonder (Australia) reports that BMW M’s product management team leaked out information saying that the M3 or M4 could eventually be equipped with a four-cylinder engine–one that’s most likely force-fed, rather than the original E30’s naturally-aspirated four. According to the report, Motoring spoke with Carsten Pries, who said that the four would mainly […]

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Subaru WRX and WRX STI dyno-ed; E30 comparisons ensue

Hats off to the folks at Road and Track who gave this a try: what happens when you use a dyno to compare the Subaru WRX and STI?  Interesting things. Note: a dyno can be a less than perfect measure of wheel horsepower but manufacturers often test using perfect conditions and the measurement takes place at […]

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Video: It doesn’t matter what you have, Petrolicious proves that it’s no E30 BMW M3

The BMW E30 3-Series is indubitably an icon, most particularly for being the starting point of BMW’s most famous car to date, the M3, and for retaining cult status amongst enthusiasts because of that reason. It doesn’t matter what your biases are, as the fact remains that the original BMW M3 set a precedent that […]

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Video: BMW E30 M3 vs. Mercedes-Benz W201 190E 2.3-16v and one of the greatest automotive history lessons

The original BMW M3 is highly regarded as one of the greatest of the 1980s homologation specials from Europe. But is it the greatest? Automotive journalist Jason Cammisa from Automobile Magazine’s Head 2 Head YouTube series tells the answer, while providing a very informative history lesson as to why the BMW M3 owes some respect […]

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BMW E30 differential cover 188 M3 325e 325eS 325i 325iS 325iX medium case 188 MM picture
BMW E30 differential cover 188 M3 325e 325eS 325i 325iS 325iX medium case 188 MM
BMW 96+ E36 M3 Z3 M Roadster - Coupe Front Control Arms E30 5 Lug picture
BMW 96+ E36 M3 Z3 M Roadster - Coupe Front Control Arms E30 5 Lug
BMW M3 E30 Original Sport Evolution/Cecotto Anthrazit M-Tex1 Cloth 0344 1mx1,5m  picture
BMW M3 E30 Original Sport Evolution/Cecotto Anthrazit M-Tex1 Cloth 0344 1mx1,5m
BMW E34 OEM 5 Series Front Door Inner Coin Tray For e24 e28 e30 e34 M3 M5 M6 TAN picture
BMW E34 OEM 5 Series Front Door Inner Coin Tray For e24 e28 e30 e34 M3 M5 M6 TAN
Autometer Sportcomp II Pyrometer EGT (#3644), BMW E30 E28 E24 M3 M5 M20 M30 picture
Autometer Sportcomp II Pyrometer EGT (#3644), BMW E30 E28 E24 M3 M5 M20 M30