A YouTube video find is showing the Launch Control of the new BMW M3 generation in action.
The new BMW M3 generation has a stunning feature, usually found in high performance and exotic vehicles, the Launch Control. But there is a catch, because before you are able to use this function, you have to drive your brand new ride for up to 2,000 kilometers. After the 2,000 kilometers mark is “met”, the Launch Control function is unlocked and it can be used. If you’re curious to see how this works and what the acceleration looks like, all you have to do is scroll down and click the play button.
The BMW M3 has been officially introduced in 2013 and it has the same underpinnings as its two brothers, the M4 Coupe and the M4 Convertible. The model in question is also using the same engine as the two above mentioned models, the 3.0 liter (2,979 cc) twin turbo straight six. The total output produced by this unit stands at 431 HP and the peak torque is 550 Nm (405 lb-ft). This is available from just 1,850 rpm to 5,500 rpm. The engine is mated to either a 6-speed manual transmission or to a 7-speed automatic dual clutch.
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