The 2012 BMW M3 Competition Edition features Frozen Silver exterior paint with a deep metallic luster to accentuate the athletic lines of the M3. Another exterior treatment for the BMW M3 Competition Edition includes black hood intakes and dark chrome exterior trim, the kidney grills, the M side gills, Black M3 GTS wheels and the exhaust tips.
Inside, the 2012 BMW M3 Competition Edition features black Extended Novillo Leather with unique palladium silver accents and palladium silver-contrast stitching on front seats, headrests, door trim panels / handles, center console, and center armrest. Further enhancements for the interior includes Alcantara-covered multi-function M steering wheel with M3 Checkered Flag logo inlay. The door sill finishers also feature the M3 Checkered Flag logo while the handbrake lever sports an embroidered M Power logo. As a final touch, genuineCarbon Fiber trims the dash and center console. The 2012 BMW M3 Competition Edition will be offered for an MSRP of $81,060 including destination and handling.
The 2012 BMW M3 Competition Edition is powered by the 4.0-liter, 414-horsepower M V8 engine, equipped with BMW’s M Double Clutch Transmission (M DCT) which lowers the 0-60 mph acceleration time of the M3 to 4.5 seconds from 4.7. Redline is a breathtaking 8,400 rpm.
The BMW M3 Competition Edition also added Competition Package that reduces vehicle ride height by 10mm and includes M3 GTS 19-inch wheels (in black for this Edition) with wider offset for enhanced stability, standard Electronic Damping Control with enhanced programming, and higher-threshold programming for the M Dynamic Mode.