After 13 years BMW is about to come back on the market with an M3 four door version.

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Text originally published March 16, copyright Lehmann Photo-Syndication After 13 years BMW is about to come back on the market with an M3 four door version. Back in 1995 the Bavarian car manufacturer already had a four door in the M3 line up, but then for just one model year. Now, this autumn BMW will start off with the launch of the new M3 model range by first introducing the M3 coupe version. In spring 2008 the convertible M3 will follow, and finally in autumn another brand new version, the four door, is set for its release. This one, however, has at most the four doors in common with its predecessor: while the 1995 M3 was powered by a 3.0-litre 6 cylinder 24-valve engine delivering 296 bhp, the M3 cars of today will receive power from a strong 4.0-litre V8 420-bhp engine, accelerating in 4.6 seconds to 100 km/h.

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