BMWs new M3 CSL will sit below the GTS model and features a lower ride height and and wider track
1 April 2011

Bmw will launch a new 'CSL' version of the M3 to sit between the standard saloon and GTS models later this year.

Revealed today at a special 'M' event in Munich, the special M3 model is described by M president Kay Segler as "a special design model focusing on lightweight construction".

The car will be revealed in full at the Nurburgring 24 hours in June. Segler said it used a version of the M3s 4.0 V8 engine, with power between the standard M3 and GTS models.

It will be a limited production model containing "several other surprises", according to segler.

Features include a more aggressive front end with new bumper and splitter, a lowered ride hight, what appears to be a wider track, 19in alloys, a subtle boot spoiler and quad exhausts.

Mark Tisshaw

See all the latest BMW reviews, news and video

Find an Autocar car review

Driven this week

Add your comment

Log in or register to post comments

Find an Autocar car review

Driven this week