2001 BMW M3 Overview


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4.65 stars

Based on 12 reviews

Everyone Must Own One At Some Point In There Life, Even If Only For A Weekend... by Carl
 — By far the best car I've ever owned! The performance is unreal.. 3.2 ltr straight 6 with 346BHP, 0-60 in 5 seconds! This car is so much fun to drive and it sounds amazing. Only downside is fuel consum... Read More
Bmw M3 Roadster by Florence
 — It's soo fast and gorgeous!!!! Build quality is excellent, it's a 2001 and no major problems. It is definitely very fun to drive especially at high speed lol As I said the acceleration is great I'd lo... Read More
Fun by David
 — Too much fun for words. It's performance is amazing. BMW's can have expensive repairs but the looks are definitely what sets it apart from the competition. The E46 body style remains one of my favor... Read More

2001 BMW M3 Overview

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2001 BMW M3

BMW built a new generation of its popular, M3 sports coupe in 2001. The new, E46 engine replaced the E36 platform of prior models and delivered 333 horsepower from a 3.2 liter inline six cylinder engine. The new engine shared just five percent of its parts component with the old engine.

Some buyers, however, chose to wait for the 2002 M3 when BMW added the clutchless, sequential manual gearbox. But added features made the 2001 model one worth owning. Another notable addition was the new Dynamic Stability Control which, when combined the new variable M differential lock, made for superior handling on slick surfaces.


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Gonzalo Pintado


My 330 ci that I recently bought radio asksd for code on display but a few days later when I turned the car on it said disconnected. I got the code from the dealership but the radio itself will tu...

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Hobie Stevens

Im Looking For A 2001 Or So M3. Why Does It Seem Every One For Sale Either ...

I want a hard top with a manual transmission! Is that to hard to ask?! If you have one and are thinking about selling it LET ME KNOW!!! I sold my 1995 m3 to upgrade to this but im thinking it might be...

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