Staff, 2023-01-24 17:00:00,
- The BMW M3 CS returns with less weight, more power and an (expectedly) high $119,695 price tag.
- This “Competition Sport” model packs a $36,100 premium over the M3 Competition, but adds another 40 horsepower and subtracts 75 pounds from the curb weight.
- BMW says the M3 CS will arrive in March “in limited numbers”, but it’s not clear how many the automaker will ultimately build.
The new 2024 BMW M3 CS goes automatic only, but I doubt many people will mind.
With this new generation M3, we’ve just been waiting for BMW’s M division to roll out the even more hardcore CS models. We last saw it with the M4-based CSL, and now it’s time for the four-door M3 to make its appearance. The good news is that unlike the CSL, we’ll actually see this hotter M3 in North America. The down side? It’s not exactly cheap…coming in at $119,695 to start (but at least that includes destination).
Like other “Competition Sport” models, the 2024 BMW M3 CS basically dials things up to eleven. Or, in this case, the 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged engine gets dialed up to 543 horsepower, bringing 40 more horses than the next car down the range, the M3 Competition. Thanks to the extra grunt and carbon fiber shaving 75 pounds off the curb weight with M Carbon bucket seats and a titanium exhaust system, the M3 CS makes the 0-60 sprint in 3.2 seconds. Top speed also gets a nice bump to 188 mph, making this car about as…
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