The new generation of the BMW M3 has been recently tested out by one of our favorite automotive journalists, Chris Harris.
The BMW M3, in its new generation, may have been around for quite some time now, but in case you were wondering what Chris Harris has to say about it, then you have come to the right place, because the famous automotive journalists has recently went for a spin in the performance sedan. The clip posted below is not the full one as Drive is now under a pay wall but you still get more than 3 minutes of Harris driving and talking about it.
The BMW M3 has been officially presented to the public back in 2013 and it is coming in a single body style – sedan. For the coupe, the carmaker has chosen the M4 name and this is basically the same car with the same engine. And speaking about the engine, you should know that BMW has dropped the V8 in favor for a 3.0 liter twin turbo straight six-cylinder unit, which has been rated at 431 HP and 550 Nm (405 lb-ft) of torque. The unit is connected to either a 6-speed manual or to a 7-speed dual clutch transmission.
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