BMW announced that it will offer a 3-Series Sedan M Performance Edition in South Africa. According to the official press release, 500 limited units will be produce, each available in exclusive Laguna Seca Blue and Valencia Orange metallic paint colours. BMW says that the 3-Series Sedan M Performance Edition will be produced at its Plant Rosslyn in Pretoria and will be available in the 320i, 320d, 328i, 330d and 335i engine derivates.
The 3-Series Sedan M Performance Edition will be offered as standard with the BMW M Sport Package, 19-inch M Sport wheels, M Sport brakes but also a range of M Performance parts consisting of an M Performance aerodynamic package, M Performance side sill with foil, M Performance carbon rear spoiler, M Performance carbon wing mirror caps and black M Performance front grille.
In addition, BMW will offer optional and segment exclusive 20-inch BMW M Performance light alloy wheel Double-spoke, M Performance top stripes, M Performance exhaust system (available only for the 328i and 335i derivates), exclusive Laguna Seca Blue and Valencia Orange metallic paint colours.
Moreover, a BMW M Performance Power kit is available, which increases power by between 10 and 15 kW, as well as +30 Nm (available only for the 320d, 330d and 335i). Pricing for the 3-Series Sedan M Performance Edition starts at R50, 000 and R65, 000 if specified with exclusive metallic paints.
If fitted at dealerships, the price of M Performance Edition content costs R87,000. The 20-inch BMW M Performance light alloy wheel double-spoke 405M are priced at R43,900, while M Performance Top Stripes cost R2,895. The M Performance Exhaust System costs R11,755, while the M Performance Power Kit is priced at R15,670.