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Irvine BMW Confirms, BMW Introduces BMW M Performance Parts For The 3 and 5 Series Sedans


Irvine BMW is excited to confirm, BMW announced new BMW M Performance Parts specially designed for the new 2012 BWW 3 Series Sedan and 2011-2012 5 Series Sedan.

Like the BMW M Performance Parts already available for the high-performance M3, 1 Series M Coupe, X5 M and X6 M, the components developed for 3 Series and 5 Series models ensure an authentic transfer of BMW M-specific motor racing technology to everyday driving.

This new line of accessories provides a distinctive, sporty character to further enhance driving dynamics. BMW M Performance Parts are the result of years of racing expertise and have been developed in close collaboration with BMW M GmbH. Each component goes through an intensive development and manufacturing process, which results in uncompromised performance. Exclusive chassis, aerodynamic, cockpit and powertrain components are now available for the 3 Series and 5 Series Sedans.

A new 20” forged alloy wheel set (style # 405M) is offered by BMW M Performance for the new for 2012 BMW 3 Series Sedan (F30). These wheels are produced using a special forging process that reduces weight by 1 kg (2.4 lbs.) per wheel when compared to a similar size wheel. This reduction in unsprung mass helps improve steering response and handling characteristics. A similar 20” BMW M Performance wheel set is also available for the 5 Series.

Using state-of-the-art CAD and FEM technology, a stainless steel exhaust system has been developed for the 335i and 535i Sedan (available from June 2012). This new exhaust enhances the sound quality and volume of the hallmark BMW TwinPower Turbo Inline 6-cylinder engine. A unique, high-tech look is provided by two chrome-plated 80 mm exhaust tips, which are laser-engraved with the BMW M logo. Exhaust backpressure is reduced and a sporty powerful tone is heard with the BMW M Performance Exhaust System (without the droning noise typically associated with some aftermarket exhaust systems).

All products installed on or in the vehicle carry a BMW 4 year/ 50,000-mile warranty on the items if installed prior to delivery of the new vehicle. If the BMW M Performance Parts are installed after the delivery of the vehicle the warranty will be for the balance of the new vehicle limited warranty or two years from the date of installation, whichever is greater.

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