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BMW M3 CSL: Triple Pleasure

Owners and fans of the famous Bavarian brand consider themselves to be sophisticated drivers, for good measure, because BMW cars have always been driving. By the way, the slogan of the company “With pleasure at the wheel” implies that the most egoistic drivers, and not the passengers, will receive this most pleasure.

Owners and fans of the famous Bavarian brand consider themselves to be sophisticated drivers, for good measure, because BMW cars have always been driving. By the way, the slogan of the company “With pleasure at the wheel” implies that this is the most pleasure for the selfish drivers, and not the passengers. The BMW M3 CSL version (Coupe Sport Lightweight) was first presented at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2003. The official website of the German concern immediately warns all interested parties that a limited amount of this model will be released at a price of 75,000 euros before December, and most of them have already been bought … Those who are already late with the acquisition of the cult “emka” will have to be content with the technical description and beautiful pictures in glossy magazines. Finishing materials and technologies used in the construction of Formula 1 cars are used for the production of the machine: heavy-duty plastic, carbon, Kevlar, aluminum. This made it possible to reduce the weight of the car compared to the standard M3 by 110 kg, reaching a ratio of 3.85 kg of weight per 1 hp. The engine is generally a work of art: 6-cylinder, 3.2-liter, 360 hp. at 7600 rpm He won the honorary title of “Motor 2003”, which is quite natural – it was BMW that always had strong BMW engines. To passport 100 km / h the car accelerates in decent 4.9 seconds, the maximum speed, as is often the case with supercars, is forcibly limited by electronics to 250 km / h. However, as the manufacturer consoles, at the request of the owner, you can change the engine software, especially if you are a professional race car driver. Undoubtedly, the driver is pleased with the Drivelogic sports transmission and the “formula” gearbox with two modes: automatic or sequential, with shift buttons on the steering wheel.

Feel like Ralf Schumacher! So that the body in sharp turns is not very tilted, in critical situations, the dynamic stabilization system DSC comes into effect. 19-inch alloy wheels exclusive design shod in “almost racing” low-profile tires “Michelin Pilot Sport” dimension 235/35 ZR19 (front) and 265/30 ZR 19 (rear). Each owner of the M3 CSL company guarantees an individual fit of sports seats, steering column and suspension settings, including the choice of the type of shock absorbers. It seems that there is simply no work left for tuning studios … Of course, the equipment includes the entire leather interior, carbon-fiber trim on the center console and doors, air conditioning and a cool CD or mini-disc stereo, xenon headlights, rain and parking sensors. Yes, poor Schumacher does not have all this on the track. However, some money for owning this thoroughbred handsome little – we must also be able to drive high-speed cars. If you have any problems with this or you need to refresh your racing skills from a young age, BMW AG has prepared a pleasant surprise for you. All M3 CSL buyers are invited to complete the Pro Drive short-term driving course for 1,200 euros. What, you did not agree? Do not worry, the cost of the course is included in the price of the car, because trusting the steering wheel of a powerful and expensive projectile is not suitable for everyone in a row – the company is worried about your health and its reputation …

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