It’s been 34 years, to be precise, since BMW provided an M3 Touring. The final automobile to have that specification was within the E30 M3 household, which began in 1986.
Now, in response to EVO Magazine, it has been “leaked” that there’ll, in actual fact, be a brand new M3 Touring for the G20 technology.
There have been touring variants of the M5 up to now, in each the E34 and E60/E61 generations, from 1992 and 2007 respectively. There was additionally an E46 M3 Touring Concept automobile made, that sadly by no means made it into manufacturing.
In phrases of engines, the M3 Touring will share the identical engines as the remainder of the G20 household, with two completely different energy outputs out there. The S58 twin-turbo inline-six will produce both 473 BHP in “regular” automobiles, and 503 BHP in Competition spec automobiles, respectively.
As nicely, the “normal” spec automobiles could have the choice of a 6-speed manual or 8-speed computerized, whereas the Competition spec will solely include the 8-speed torque-converter computerized.
Both engine specs share the identical 442 lbs-ft crank torque determine.
As we talked about in a previous article, plainly a wagon war is coming, and actually, we couldn’t be extra excited! The G20 M3 Touring is predicted to land on US shores in 2022.