Just 30 special editions will be built for the US to celebrate 25 years of the M3 in America

BMW has launched a limited edition M3 Coupe for the US market to celebrate 25 years of the M3 in the country.

Just 30 identically-equipped BMW M3 Frozen Gray editions will be made; each feature a special matt-grey paintjob, a red and black leather interior and some of the upgrades from the M3 Competition Pack available in the UK.

See the official pics of the BMW M3 Frozen Gray

That means its ride height is 10mm lower, it gets wider 19-inch alloys, standard electronic damping control, and “higher-threshold programming for the M Dynamic mode”.

The car is also equipped with the M DCT gearbox, which lowers the 0-60mph time of the M3 by 0.2sec next to the six-speed manual to 4.5sec.

Buyers in the US will be able to order their cars from Monday and the first deliveries will start later this month. Each owner will also get a day’s tuition at BMW’s Performance Driving School in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

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17 June 2010

[quote Autocar]BMW has launched a limited edition M3 Coupe for the US market to celebrate 25 years of the M3 in the country.

Just 30 identically-equipped BMW M3 Frozen Gray editions will be made[/quote]

if its 25 yrs old, why make 30?

hate these pointless special editions, an exercise in cynical money making by BMW

18 June 2010

So the only thing that is "limited edition" on this is the paint job seeing as the competition package is already available to US customers. What a waste.

18 June 2010

As a BMW fan even i think this is a completely lame effort, Thumbs down BMW 25 years of the M3 and this is what you come up with!!!!

18 June 2010

Still, the paint job is VERY cool imo. Wish that was available as a colour on the standard cars.

18 June 2010

[quote Autocar]BMW has launched a limited edition M3 Coupe for the US market to celebrate 25 years of the M3 in the country.

Just 30 identically-equipped BMW M3 Frozen Gray editions will be made; each feature a special matt-grey paintjob, a red and black leather interior and some of the upgrades from the M3 Competition Pack available in the UK.

See the official pics of the BMW M3 Frozen Gray

...Read the full article[/quote]

I'm loving the grey paint and the CSL alloys - I'll have mine with the full Competition Pack, but minus the DCT gearbox (just a manual for me), thanks.

18 June 2010

If they wanted to mark the occasion, why not give us the CSL we're all expecting?

Peter Cavellini.

18 June 2010

So its got a couple of extras and a matt grey paint job, wow, and how much extra will one have to pay for being a mug, no sorry for the honour of owning one of these

18 June 2010

I don't get the silly attacks on BMW every manufacturer makes "special editions" of almost every car they make. Its called marketing and it works.

If this was the car I wanted, and could afford to buy, why does it matter if I chose to get one a bit rarer with a snazzy paint job. Matte should be available on more cars, it really does look good.

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