BMW has given the F80 M3 a makeover, although the 2018 model year upgrades are minor, to say the least
BMW M3 sports saloon receives minor styling and cabin upgrades, plus under-the-radar chassis tweaks, but can it usurp the Mercedes-AMG C63 or Alfa Romeo Guilia Quadrifoglio?
For the second time BMW has given the F80 M3 a makeover, although the 2018 model year upgrades are minor, to say the least. The smoked LED headlights are new and lend a fresh, sharper look, while the cabin has received a handful of subtle tweaks, most notably in the form of the latest iDrive operating system. Those are the revisions BMW is happy to talk about, at least. Like most manufacturers, BMW has a policy of constant and gradual improvement with each new model year. Many of those improvements, however, will be sneaked through to production without being communicated to the press or public. So while the company hasn’t announced any revisions to the M3’s chassis, we’re certain a number of important tweaks have been made. This is the M3 Competition, which carries a £3000 premium over the base model and comes with its own chassis settings, a small uplift in power, unique wheels and a number of styling changes. …read more