2014 BMW 3-Series Sedan M Performance Edition announced for South Africa

Article by Andrew Christian, on April 3, 2014

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.

Press Release

The new BMW 3 Series Sedan M Performance Edition

As from May 2014, BMW South Africa will expand its offering in the BMW 3 Series Sedan model line up by introducing the new BMW 3 Series Sedan M Performance Edition.

This limited production vehicle underlines the sporty character of the BMW 3 Series Sedan as well as the vast array of BMW M Performance Parts designed to enhance the styling and performance attributes of various BMW models. Only 500 units of the new BMW 3 Series Sedan M Performance Edition will be produced at BMW Plant Rosslyn in Pretoria and will be made available in the 320i, 320d, 328i, 330d and 335i engine derivates.

The BMW 3 Series M Performance Edition will offer outstanding customer benefit of up to 43% on the limited edition content compared to a normal BMW 3 Series Sedan specified with the same options and separately fitted with the M Performance parts.

Dynamic looking standard equipment

Customers ordering this dynamic limited edition BMW 3 Series Sedan can expect standard features consisting of the BMW M Sport Package, 19” M Sport wheels, M Sport brakes as well as a range of the following BMW M Performance parts:

  • M Performance aerodynamic package
  • M Performance side sills with foil
  • M Performance carbon rear spoiler
  • M Performance carbon wing mirror caps
  • Black M Performance front grille

Excusive optional equipment

In addition, customers will be able to order the optional and segment exclusive 20” BMW M Performance light alloy wheel Double-spoke, M Performance top stripes, M Performance exhaust system (only available for the 328i and 335i), the exclusive Laguna Seca Blue and Valencia Orange metallic paint colours and the BMW M Performance Power Kit, which increases the power output (by between 10 and 15 kW) and torque (+30 Nm) – this is only available for the 320d, 330d and 335i.

Pricing

  • BMW 3 Series Sedan M Performance Edition Content: R50, 000 and R65, 000 if specified with exclusive metallic paints (Price of M Performance Edition content if fitted at dealership is R 87,000).
  • 20” BMW M Performance light alloy wheel Double-spoke 405M: R43,900
  • M Performance Top Stripes: R2,895
  • M Performance Exhaust System: R11,755
  • M Performance Power Kit: R15,670

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