BMW just released a few teaser images of a special edition M3, exclusively for the US market. BMW states that it will officially announce the details on Thursday, so stay tuned.
In the meantime, we can speculate. From what we can tell from the photos, it will be an M3 coupe available with the M Double-Clutch Gearbox. We’ll have to wait to hear word on the availability of a manual transmission. The car’s interior will set it apart from other M3s, but the images don’t give us much to work with.
It looks to have the performance package, which includes Michelin performance tires on nineteen-inch alloys, and electronic damping control. There will likely be other exterior touches (perhaps exclusive paint colors, aero, badging) to differentiate it from the (dare we say it?) run-of-the-mill M3. It’s still unclear if it will come with any other performance upgrades.
We’ll be sure to keep you informed on what’s going on. We sure hope this special edition winds up being a forbidden fruit of our own—it would be nice if the other markets got the chance to envy us for a change.
The US Treasury Department recently announced that it is making more models eligible for the $7,500 tax credit, which is designed to encourage consumers to purchase electric vehicles (EVs).
Ford and Red Bull Racing have announced a partnership in which Ford will become the engine supplier for the team starting in 2026.
After Mercedes-Benz dropped the legendary M279 V12, another date we were told would come: the Mercedes-Benz Station Wagon will cease to exist (in 2030).
The auction firm has announced another banger: Mario Andretti’s 1978 John Player Special Lotus-Cosworth Type 79
Tesla has announced a further $3.6 Billion investment into the automakers Gigafactory plant in Nevada, adding 3,000 new jobs & two new factories.