Information, price, release date, photos and video of the BMW M3 Touring (2022), the first M3 station wagon.

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She is the first of a new species. The BMW M3 Touring has been officially unveiled by the German manufacturer, which is the first time it has abandoned the M3 in station wagon format. Officially named the BMW M3 Competition M xDrive Touring, this new model completes the sporty line-up already comprised of the M3 sedan, as well as the M4 coupe and convertible.

If the front of the new M3 Touring is close to the sedan version, then when you look at the rear it’s a whole different story when it comes to design. The car inevitably adopts a wagon tailgate topped with a spoiler. LED lights spill over the rear fenders, and the bumper includes a huge diffuser with four integrated tailpipes.

Wide wheel arches for this sporty wagon

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Otherwise, this M3 Touring features flared wheel arches and prominent side skirts that, together with the sills, form a “shiny black stripe around the car.” The car’s roof is available as standard in high-gloss black, regardless of the exterior color chosen at purchase. The car has a length of 4.794 meters, a width of 1.903 meters and a height of 1.436 meters.

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Under the hood of this new BMW M3 Touring is a 3.0 inline six-cylinder engine that serves as the basis for the M4 GT3. The M TwinPower Turbo unit here develops 510 horsepower at 650 Nm of torque. It is linked to an exhaust system with electrically controlled flaps, as well as an eight-speed M automatic transmission, M xDrive all-wheel drive and an active M differential located on the rear axle.

Station wagon flirts with 300 km / h

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In terms of performance, this engine allows the BMW M3 Touring to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.6 seconds. Acceleration from 0 to 200 km / h takes the Bavarian station wagon 12.9 seconds. Top speed is electronically limited to 250 km/h, but by adding the M Experience package when setting up the car, it can be raised to 280 km/h.

Ceramic brakes for track riders

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On the standard equipment roster, the M3 Touring also gets SelectDrive M suspension with electrically controlled dampers, as well as Servotronic M variable-effort steering. The station wagon rides on 19-inch front and 20-inch rear M light-alloy forged wheels. “They can be fitted with track tires as an option,” says BMW, indicating the braking system could be replaced with M Carbon ceramic brakes as options.

M3 for dads in a hurry

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As standard, this new BMW M3 Touring finally inherits BMW’s curved display. This group of curved screens consists of a 12.3-inch screen used to display the instrument cluster and another 14.9-inch touchscreen dedicated to displaying the iDrive infotainment system. The break cabin also features heated and power-adjustable M Sport seats, Merino leather upholstery or even carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic inserts. The rear seat can be folded down to increase boot capacity from 500 to 1510 liters.

Dashboard at the service of productivity

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Inside the M3 Touring, the driver can use the settings button to quickly access engine, steering, brakes or even chassis settings. The M button on the steering wheel allows you to quickly change the configuration. Another M button on the center console allows you to “customize the response of the driver assistance systems and the content displayed on the information screen.” Striving for sporty driving in all circumstances, the station wagon immediately offers Road, Sport or Track modes.


Produced alongside the M3 sedan at the BMW plant in Munich, Germany, the new M3 Touring starts at €111,950. Orders are already open. The release date for the M3 Touring is scheduled for November 2022.

Shortly speaking

Finally she points to the end of her hood. The BMW M3 Touring is officially unveiled by the German manufacturer at the Goodwood Festival of Speed ​​in June 2022. The car has a length of 4.794 meters, a width of 1.903 meters and a height of 1.436 meters. This variant of the first breakthrough M3 contains under its front cover a 3.0 M TwinPower Turbo six-cylinder in-line unit that develops 510 horsepower at 650 Nm of torque. This is enough to allow the M3 Touring to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.6 seconds and reach a top speed of 280 km/h with the M Experience package. -M speed automatic transmission, M xDrive all-wheel drive, active rear differential, M SelectDrive suspension, BMW curved display and lightweight M forged alloy wheels 19″ front and 20″ rear. Launched on the market in November 2022, this M3 Touring is priced from 111,950 euros.

Quentin Hero

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