The 2018 BMW M3 is the rare performance-luxury sedan that can pound a track, incite envy from friends, and still needs no introduction. Once the unquestioned benchmark, BMW’s little rocket now faces more powerful and fresher rivals like the Mercedes-AMG C 63, Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio and Audi RS 5. Still, on a track the M3 holds its own.
New Features and Revisions
The BMW M3 performance sedan carries over mostly unchanged for 2018. Minor changes include an updated iDrive 6.0 infotainment system with touch-screen display as standard, LED headlights replacing the former xenon units, and high-gloss black M3 badging on the seats. A special edition, the 2018 BMW M3 CS, boasts higher power, lighter weight and a global production of just 1,200 units.