1998 BMW E36 M3

The 1998 BMW M3 was powered by a dual-overhead-cam six-cylinder engine that displaced 170 cubic-inches and produced 240 horsepower. It had a five-speed manual gearbox or optional four-speed automatic. It could be purchased as a coupe, 4-door sedan, or a convertible. BMW produced 2661 examples of the coupe, 3225 sedans, and 2876 convertibles. Pricing ranged from $40,270 - $46,475.
By Daniel Vaughan | Jul 2011

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The BMW Motorsport department was tasked with designing and building a powerful, lightweight derivative of the three series. The purpose of the M3 was to compete in the FIA Group A racing. Over five-thousand examples were hand-built by BMW Motorsport. The first series M3 was based on the E30 platform and was introduced to Europe in 1986 and the United States a year later. The first series stayed....
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The story of an exception: the BMW M3 is 25.

The story of an exception: the BMW M3 is 25.

The anticipation began in August 1985. That summer Germanys automobile magazines built up their readers expectations for the fastest 3 Series BMW of all times. The key data revealed a sports car that would punch way above its class 200 hp, top speed in excess of 230 kmh, sprint from a standing start to 100 kmh inside 6.7 seconds. However, the story was that the most dynamic BMW 3 Series drivers....
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The Champion in Touring Car Racing. 25 years ago the BMW M3 started its unique series of victories.

The Champion in Touring Car Racing. 25 years ago the BMW M3 started its unique series of victories.

In August 1985, a rumour surfaced in motor magazine Auto-Deutschland which emanated from a new sports car. An A Group Car from BMW that was a thoroughbred racing car according to the rules but was also to be produced in a version licensed to drive on open roads for everyday use. Speculation about this dream car that could take to normal roads and was intended for the Most dynamic among BMW 3 Series....
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1998 BMW Concepts

Concepts by BMW

BMW Monthly Sales Volume

December 2019
35,746
November 2019
31,213
October 2019
25,440
September 2019
27,467
July 2019
23,015
June 2019
31,627
May 2019
27,109
April 2019
23,816
March 2019
32,228
February 2019
23,558
January 2019
18,102
Additional Sales Volume Data


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Price Comparison

1998 E36 M3
$46,465-$890,000
1998 BMW E36 M3 Price Range: $40,265 - $46,465

$39,470 - $53,865
$62,070 - $92,670

Model Year Production

#1#2#3BMW
2003Porsche (73,284)
2002Buick (350,602)Porsche (55,050)
2001Jeep (455,417)Ferrari (792)
2000Ford (965,029)Pontiac (573,805)Chevrolet (547,294)
1999Ford (918,040)Honda (733,878)Chevrolet (609,100)142,810
1998Ford (878,405)Honda (751,032)Chevrolet (561,218)115,407
1997Ford (913,440)Honda (722,431)Chevrolet (650,820)177,166
1996Ford (1,036,048)Honda (680,711)Pontiac (541,844)64,231
1995Ford (1,012,818)Chevrolet (665,955)Honda (643,336)64,231
1994Ford (1,220,512)Chevrolet (651,647)Honda (650,105)65,806
1993Ford (1,026,338)Chevrolet (692,116)Honda (608,149)65,806

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