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      12-08-2017, 10:26 AM   #1
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And here we go... we share with you spy photos of the G80 M3 prototype!

May 2019 info update from ynguldyn:
  • I am withdrawing most of my forecasting on G8x M3/M4. It appears the lineup has been significantly reshuffled, with at least one version cancelled for production. Furthermore, I can't figure out the new situation well enough to describe it in detail. Therefore, I can no longer guarantee neither RWD nor manual models. All I know is that there will be M3/M4 and M3/M4 Competition, and that there will be more separation between regular and Competition models than before. Everything else is a mystery to me now. BMW, you win a point here.

G80 M3 advanced info (as of February 2019) from trusty BIMMERPOST member ynguldyn:
  • Starts production in 2020 (more likely later in the year).
  • Three performance levels: 444hp (Pure), 475hp ("base"), and 500hp (Competition).
  • Some versions will have RWD, others xDrive; both manual and automatic transmissions will be available. The reports that it will be Pure+manual+RWD, base+auto+xDrive, and Competition+auto+xDrive seem plausible but I don't yet want to claim that no other combos will be available.
  • Pure and base will have 18" front and 19" rear wheels; Competition will have 19"/20" as standard (optional on the other models).
  • Standard equipment for all models will include M diff, adaptive suspension, M seats, Live dashboard.
  • Optional equipment will be pretty much the same as the regular G20, with the notable additions of carbon ceramic brakes (possibly not available on Pure), carbon bucket seats (likely not in the U.S.) and of course Merino leather, including full leather interiors.
  • Per Scott26: the G80 M3 and G82 M4 will share the same front ends with larger and taller kidney grilles
  • Debuts September at 2019 Frankfurt Auto Show



Updated June 2, 2019

Latest video of the G80 M3 testing at the Nurburgring.





Updated May 16, 2019

We give you the first peek at the G80 M3's front seats, which look to be the sportiest factory seats yet in any BMW! As you can see, there will be cutouts in the seatback for a quick fit harness.

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Updated May 13, 2019

Here is the first spied look at the G80 M3 interior. It features the new digital gauge display revealed and demoed last week in the upcoming M8.

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Updated May 7, 2019

We bring you the latest sighting of the G80 M3 prototype, this time with a production rear bumper. We also get the best look yet at the large vertical kidney grilles, which it will share with the G82 M4. Finally, we have the first undercarriage shots!

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Updated April 16, 2019

New video with extensive G80 M3 footage.




Updated April 15, 2019

Some new shots of the G80 M3 prototype sporting a high rear trunk spoiler and M Carbon Ceramic Brakes.

G80 M3 Wears Trunk Spoiler and M Carbon Ceramic Brakes





Updated March 21, 2019

G80 M3 prototypes are busy these days! Here it is out testing against the F82 M4.

G80 M3 Prototype





Updated March 8, 2019

Latest sighting in Sweden.

G80 Prototype






Updated February 6, 2019

The G80 M3 drops some camouflage. However, it still does not feature certain M parts (carbon fiber roof, M mirrors, side skirts, hood bump), which we'll surely see on later prototypes. Check out how much wider those fenders are than the standard G20 3 Series!

BMW G80 M3 Spied - February 6, 2019






Updated October 9, 2018

The G80 M3 prototype drops some camouflage as it was spotted today at the Nurburgring. At its current testing stage, it's yet to be fitted with many of its expected M bits - carbon fiber roof, M mirrors, side skirts, hood bump. The prototype can be seen riding on Pirelli P Zero tires (285/30/20 rear).

BMW G80 M3 Spied - October 9, 2018





Updated March 27, 2018

The G80 M3 has finally hit the Nurburgring and the test drivers definitely weren't taking it easy on the G80 for its first time out.

G80 M3 at the Nurburgring





Updated February 1, 2018

The G80 M3 prototype as spied during cold climate testing in Northern Sweden.

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Updated December 18, 2017

We have added the newest photos of the G80 M3 prototype, including the first front views, which shows how flared the fenders are.

BMW G80 Spied





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      12-08-2017, 10:40 AM   #2
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Very aggressive front fender flares!
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It's a good sign we're seeing it this early. Perhaps a launch in 2020 is indeed possible.
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      12-08-2017, 11:30 AM   #5
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I hope those exhaust tips are there just for the sake of it, they are really small, something I hate about M cars.

Will grab my popcorn as soon as the first video with sound comes out.

Indeed front fenders are fat. Nice. I think the G20 as a whole will look very good, even more this M3. Let's see if they can work out this time around sound and grip from the get go, no CP bullshit.
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Love those fender flares.
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man time is going by fast! I remember getting hyped about the f8x test mule
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Oh ma damn! Very cool and great find. I really hope that exhaust is dedicated to the test mule because the diaper on that badboy is yuuugge! LOL
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just make it not sound like complete garbage and we'll have a winner
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When is the regular G20 3-Series supposed to be unveiled? Anyone have a timeframe yet? Soon I would think.
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soooo the next M3 will sound like crap too?
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When is the regular G20 3-Series supposed to be unveiled? Anyone have a timeframe yet? Soon I would think.
It does not start production until November 2018, so it's still nearly a year away. An official unveiling of some kind should happen near that time - in the first half of autumn of 2018.
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When is the regular G20 3-Series supposed to be unveiled? Anyone have a timeframe yet? Soon I would think.
G20 in Sept/Oct 2018.
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6MT, that's all I needed to hear!!
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By optional awd you mean M-xdrive on F90 right? Otherwise the regular xdrive will make the new M3 a complete shit
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Oh ma damn! Very cool and great find. I really hope that exhaust is dedicated to the test mule because the diaper on that badboy is yuuugge! LOL
Lmao diaper is the most fitting word I've ever heard used to describe that look.

Haven't been so excited to see a mule in years. 6MT standard is fantastic news, 2020 might be the year to upgrade
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Exciting news. Time is going by so fast
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Anyone else notice the exhaust can looks exactly like the one on the M2 CS prototypes?
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