The range of models BMW M3 in the back of E36, prices and equipment

German automaker BMW M3 E36 introduced in October 1992 at the Paris Motor Show. With the release of the model did not pull, and in November started the European sales. It is interesting that this M is the first model in the history of the series with a six-cylinder engine. The first time the model was available only in coupe form, and only in 1994, the Germans introduced sedan and convertible versions, which are virtually indistinguishable from the original. Thus, the sedan was slightly higher (30 mm) and got cloth folding convertible top.
The length, width and height of the BMW M3 E36 reaches 4432, 1796 and 1336 mm, respectively. The wheelbase of the car is 2700 mm. At the curb the car weighs 1460 kg. Average fuel consumption of BMW M3 E36 when driving in the city, according to the manufacturer, is 16.0 liters.
Depending on version, M3 E36 is equipped with a 3.0 or 3.2-liter petrol unit developing capacity 286 or 321 horsepower, respectively. The engine is mated to a five-step “mechanics”. Regardless of the type of engine, the maximum speed is limited to 250 km/h. But to disperse hundreds different. If a 3.0-liter engine accelerates the car from zero to a hundred in 6.0 seconds, with a more powerful one – more than 5.4 seconds.
To curb racing car at full speed, the brakes need to be assigned, and they have M3 E36 is. Bavarian specialists managed to achieve impressive results, so that the vehicle is stopped with 100 km/h to 0 takes only 2.8 seconds, while the braking distance – about 35 meters. The design of the majority of cars built in the 90s of the last century, today it looks outdated, but the BMW M3 (E36) was able to avoid this fate, and even now looks quite a modern.
The shape of the car no superfluous details, but most noteworthy is the front bumper, which sets the mood. Its design is clearly came from motorsport. He looks very powerful and aggressive. Complementing the exterior appearance of tiny mirrors. They look very funny, and thanks to their streamlined shape is achieved the best aerodynamics.
The interior of the BMW M3 E36 is made in strict classical style, although there are hints of sportiness. Interior comfortable, but no frills. The same can be said about its equipment – still in front of us a car of the middle class. Over time, the model has acquired several low volume “charged” modification. The car differs uprated to 295 hp engine, exclusive 17-inch wheels and unique coloring British Racing Green. All were released 350 copies of the M3 GT E36.
Also noteworthy is the racing version of the model – M3 GTR E36. The car in this modification boasts a 300-horsepower engine, extended wheel arches and 18-inch wheels. Production BMW M3 (E36) continued until 1999, with the above version with a 3.2-liter engine became available only in 1995. At first, the Germans ceased the production of the sedan and then went down the assembly line coupe and convertible. Today, the car can be purchased on the secondary market at an average of $7,000.


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