1990 BMW E30 M3B
MW introduced their E30 M3 in 1985 in response to the Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3-16 Cosworth. It soon became a real contender in the Touring Car Championship, and it helped set the benchmark for BMW Performance. The M3 has won at the 24 Hours of Nurburgring, World Touring Car Championship Driver's Title in 1987, and countless wins across the globe.
Base on the 1986 model year E30 3-Series, the E30 M3 was powered by the BMW 2.3-liter S14 engine and was produced from 1985 to 1992. It differed from the rest of the E30 line-up in several ways and although using the same basic body shell as the standard E30, was equipped with twelve different and unique body panels to improve aesthetics and aerodynamics. The 'box flared' wheel-arches were used to accommodate a wider track with wider and taller wheels. The only exterior body panels shared were the roof panel, sunroof, doors and hood.
Of the 16,202 E30 M3s produced, just 786 examples were convertible and of those only 476 were powered by a 215 horsepower engine.
By 1988, North America finally began receiving U.S. specification examples of the M3. They were immediately put to work on the track by both factory and privateer teams.
There were very few changes for the 1990 BMW M3. It continued to be powered by the 16-valve four-cylinder engine which was rated at 192 horsepower and backed by a five-speed manual transmission.by Daniel Vaughan | Jul 2019
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