Specs

Research 2011 BMW M3 specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

M3 Coupe

Brakes

Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.2 x - TBD -

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.0

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 11.6
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 1

Engine

Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas V8
Displacement 4.0/244
Fuel System Direct Injection
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 414 @ 8300
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 295 @ 3900

Exterior Dimensions

Length, Overall (in) 181.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6
Track Width, Front (in) 60.6
Height, Overall (in) 55.8
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.0
Wheelbase (in) 108.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.6

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room (in) 38.4
Front Head Room (in) - TBD -
Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.0
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.9
Second Leg Room (in) 33.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.8
Second Head Room (in) - TBD -
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 12.5

Summary

Vehicle Name BMW M3
Body Style 2 Door Coupe

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut

Tires

Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P245/35R19
Front Tire Size P245/35ZR19
Front Tire Size P245/40ZR18
Rear Tire Size P265/35R19
Rear Tire Size P265/35ZR19
Rear Tire Size P265/40ZR18
Spare Tire Size
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

Transmission

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.93
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.06
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.78
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Trans Type 6
Trans Type 7
Trans Order Code
Trans Order Code 2MK
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.85
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.15
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.68
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.45
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.20
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.39
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.19
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.68
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.58
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.40

Vehicle

EPA Classification Sub-Compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3704

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 9.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 x 9.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 x 10.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 x 8.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 x 9.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum