Although fans are eager to put their hand on the new M3 Coupe it appears that BMW has another plan for them as the M3 Sedan will be launched first. According to Autocar, there are two reasons to do that: one is that the new model will be introduced sooner as BMW will not wait for the coupe version of its new sedan; the second reason is because the M3 is losing some of its hardcore character.
When the new Coupe and Convertible versions of the new M3 will arrive, these vehicles will be set up with more traditionally extrovert driving characteristics.
Moreover, the new Coupe and Convertible versions are expected to receive the M4 badge. Regarding the engine, the new M3 Sedan will not receive a V8 like the current version and according to sources an in-line six or a V6 is expected.