2005 BMW M3 Coupe Competition Package
2005 BMW M3 Coupe Competition Package Specifications
|Brakes F/R:||ABS, vented disc/vented disc|
|Tires F-R:||225/40 - 255/35 R19|
|Driveline:||Rear Wheel Drive|
|Displacement cu in (cc):||198 (3246)|
|Power bhp (kW) at RPM:||333(245) / 7900|
|Torque lb-ft (Nm) at RPM:||262(355) / 4900|
|Redline at RPM:||8000|
|Length × Width × Height in:||176.9 × 70.1 × n.a.|
|Weight lb (kg):||n.a.|
|Acceleration 0-62 mph s:||4.8|
|Top Speed mph (km/h):||155 (250)|
|Fuel Economy EPA city/highway mpg (l/100 km):||16/24 (11.9)|
Base Price: 2005 BMW M3 Coupe with Competition Package - $51,100 / 66,300 € (last update: 2/20/2007)
M3 CSL Donates Equipment to Create New M3 Coupe Competition Package Option
Already renowned for its performance and handling, the new Competition Package takes M3 performance to the razors edge. Every aspect of the M3 handling has been tweaked resulting in the best-handling M3 ever.
The wheels are 19-inch forged-alloy wheels with high-performance tires. They connect to a suspension that has been tuned specifically for the Competition Package. Turn-in is quicker with a more direct steering ratio which goes from 15.4:1 to 14.5:1.
The Dynamic Stability Control system includes a less intrusive M track mode, as on the M3 CSL, ensuring the security of DSC and spirited driving too. For inclement conditions the regular DSC mode remains. The brakes, also adopted from the M3 CSL, include compound and cross-drilled rotors. The front rotors have also been enlarged from 12.8 to 13.6 inches.
As the serious enthusiast would expect, the Competition Package is available in combination with the standard six-speed manual or the optional Sequential Manual Gearbox.
The interior enhancements of the package are subtle but purposeful. The Alcantara steering wheel and handbrake grip feel good to the touch. The addition of the steering wheel-mounted button for the DSC M track mode requires the deletion of the multi-function controls and cruise control. The Competition Package is available with all M3 Coupe interior and exterior color combinations. Two trim items are exclusive to the Competition Package. Special Competition Package aluminum trim is included on the interior. A new exterior color, Interlagos Blue, is offered only with this package.
The Competition Package will be available for 2005 M3 Coupes beginning with December 2004 production and it will make its debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The price for the package will be $4,000.