Un­der the skin

Herald Sun - Motoring - - Gotcha! - Paul Gover

WHATIS IT? BMWM3

WHYTHE FUSS? All-new per­for­mance flag­ship

WHEN’S IT HERE? Late 2013 HOW­MUCH? About $150,000

Now the new 3 Se­ries is pub­lic we’re get­ting more news on the com­ingbmwm3, in­clud­ing clear Carparazzi pic­tures of the car be­ing tested at the Nur­bur­gring. The fuel econ­omy fo­cus in the new M5 will be re­peated in the 3 Se­ries hot-rod and Euro­pean sources hint at a triple­tur­bocharged six-cylin­der en­gine with even greater use of plas­tic panels re­in­forced with car­bon fi­bre to re­duce weight.

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