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BMW M3 Competition Package - Click above for high-res image gallery
is hell-bent on incorporating its EfficientDynamics
systems into every model in its line-up, and the latest recipient is the M3
, which will come equipped with Auto Start Stop this spring. According to BMW, the system, which cuts the engine when the M3 comes to a stop, reduces emissions and fuel consumption by up to eight percent.
BMW will also begin offering a Competition Package for the M3 coupe and sedan in Europe, which includes 19x9-inch wheels, a suspension lowered by 10mm and a revised Sport traction control setting. A carbon fiber rear spoiler and front apron flaps are included in the package, and can be ordered separately for older M3s.
A new M Sport package for the X5
will debut alongside the Competition M3 at the Geneva Motor Show
, comprised of a 19- or 20-inch wheels wrapped in specially developed tires, a new front fascia with larger air intakes, "satinized aluminum" window surrounds, M leather steering wheel, footrest and a few interior tweaks. All the details, along with new Individual packages for the X5 M
, X6 M
and 7 Series
sedans, are available in the press release below the fold.
Gallery: BMW M3 Competition Package
Gallery: BMW X5 M Sport
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BMW announces start-stop system and Competition package for M3, M Sport for X5
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