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BMW M3 0-60 Times and 1/4 Mile Times

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These are the latest BMW M3 0-60 times and 1/4 mile times taken from reputable car magazine sources such as Car and Driver, MotorTrend and Road & Track. There are many reasons why 0-60 times and 1/4 mile times can vary including the driver, weather conditions, wear and tear on the vehicle during test, and more. By giving you a list of all the BMW M3 0-60 times and quarter mile times, you can get a general idea of what performance numbers are achievable with BMW M3 for all model years available in our database.

Fastest, Slowest, and Average BMW M3 0-60 Times

The fastest tested BMW M3 is 2024 BMW M3 CS Sedan, which was able to go from 0 to 60 mph in 2.7 seconds. It was able to reach the 1/4 mile in 10.7 seconds at 129 mph, according to Car and Driver.

The slowest tested BMW M3 is 1988 BMW M3 Coupe, which was able to go from 0 to 60 mph in 7.1 seconds. It was able to reach the 1/4 mile in 15.4 seconds at 91 , according to Car and Driver.

Out of all the BMW M3 tests in our database, the average 0 to 60 mph time is 4.64 seconds. The average quarter mile time for all the tests is 13.05 seconds at 109.58 mph.

BMW M3 0-60 times and quarter mile times

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2024 BMW M3

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
CS Sedan
Engine
3.0L Twin-Turbo I-6
Drive Type
AWD
Transmission
8A
2.7 sec 10.7 sec @ 129 mph Car and Driver

2023 BMW M3

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Competition xDrive Sedan
Engine
3.0L Twin-Turbo I-6
Drive Type
AWD
Transmission
8A
2.8 sec 11 sec @ 124 mph Car and Driver

2022 BMW M3

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Competition xDrive Sedan
Engine
3.0L Twin-Turbo I-6
Drive Type
AWD
Transmission
8A
3 sec 11.1 sec @ 124.7 Motor Trend
Competition xDrive Sedan
Engine
3.0L Twin-Turbo I-6
Drive Type
AWD
Transmission
8A
3.4 sec 11.6 sec @ 121 Motor Week
Sedan
Engine
3.0L Twin-Turbo I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
6M
3.9 sec 12.2 sec @ 117 Car and Driver

2021 BMW M3

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Competition Sedan
Engine
3.0L Twin-Turbo I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
8A
3.5 sec 11.6 sec @ 124 Car and Driver
Competition Sedan
Engine
3.0L Twin-Turbo I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
8A
3.5 sec 11.6 sec @ 125.6 Motor Trend

2017 BMW M3

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Competition Package + M Performance Parts Sedan
Engine
3.0L Twin-Turbo I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
7A
3.8 sec 12.1 sec @ 118.7 Motor Trend
Competition Package Sedan
Engine
3.0L Twin-Turbo I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
7A
4 sec 12.2 sec @ 118.4 Road & Track

2016 BMW M3

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Competition Package Sedan
Engine
3.0L Twin-Turbo I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
7A
4 sec 12.2 sec @ 120 Car and Driver
Competition Package Sedan
Engine
3.0L Twin-Turbo I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
7A
4.3 sec 12.5 sec @ 118 Motor Trend

2015 BMW M3

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Sedan
Engine
3.0L Twin-Turbo I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
7A
3.8 sec 12 sec @ 119 Car and Driver
Sedan
Engine
3.0L Twin-Turbo I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
7A
3.8 sec 12.2 sec @ 117 Car and Driver
Sedan
Engine
3.0L Twin-Turbo I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
6M
4 sec 12.3 sec @ 116 Car and Driver
Sedan
Engine
3.0L Twin-Turbo I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
6M
4.1 sec 12.4 sec @ 116 Car and Driver
Sedan
Engine
3.0L Twin-Turbo I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
7A
3.8 sec 12.1 sec @ 117.8 Motor Trend
Sedan
Engine
3.0L Twin-Turbo I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
7A
3.9 sec 12.2 sec @ 117.3 Motor Trend
Sedan
Engine
3.0L Twin-Turbo I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
7A
4 sec 12.3 sec @ 118.1 Motor Trend
Sedan
Engine
3.0L Twin-Turbo I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
7A
3.9 sec 12.3 sec @ 114.9 Road & Track

2012 BMW M3

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Coupe
Engine
4.0L V8
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
6M
4.3 sec 12.7 sec @ 114 Car and Driver

2011 BMW M3

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Coupe
Engine
4.0L V8
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
7A
4.1 sec 12.6 sec @ 113.2 Motor Trend
Coupe
Engine
4.0L V8
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
7A
4.2 sec 12.6 sec @ 113.4 Motor Trend
Coupe
Engine
4.0L V8
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
6M
4.4 sec 12.8 sec @ 110.9 Motor Trend

2010 BMW M3

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Coupe
Engine
4.0L V8
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
7A
3.9 sec 12.4 sec @ 114 Car and Driver
Dinan S3-R Coupe
Engine
4.6L V8
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
6M
4.2 sec 12.5 sec @ 118 Car and Driver
GT Coupe (Race Car)
Engine
4.0L V8
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
6M
3.1 sec 11 sec @ 129 Car and Driver

2009 BMW M3

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Coupe
Engine
4.0L V8
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
7A
4.1 sec 12.6 sec @ 113 Car and Driver
Sedan
Engine
4.0L V8
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
7A
4.3 sec 12.7 sec @ 110.6 Motor Trend

2008 BMW M3

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Convertible
Engine
4.0L V8
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
7A
4.6 sec 13.1 sec @ 109 Car and Driver
Coupe
Engine
4.0L V8
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
7A
4.3 sec 12.7 sec @ 113 Car and Driver
Coupe
Engine
4.0L V8
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
6M
4.3 sec 12.8 sec @ 113 Car and Driver
Coupe
Engine
4.0L V8
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
6M
4.4 sec 12.9 sec @ 111 Car and Driver
Coupe
Engine
4.0L V8
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
7A
4.1 sec 12.6 sec @ 113.2 Motor Trend
Coupe
Engine
4.0L V8
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
6M
4.1 sec 12.5 sec @ 114.8 Road & Track
Sedan
Engine
4.0L V8
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
6M
4.1 sec 12.6 sec @ 113 Car and Driver
Sedan
Engine
4.0L V8
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
6M
4.3 sec 12.7 sec @ 111.3 Motor Trend
Sedan
Engine
4.0L V8
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
6M
4.3 sec 12.7 sec @ 112 Motor Week

2006 BMW M3

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Dinan Supercharged S3-R Coupe
Engine
3.2L Supercharger I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
6M
4.4 sec 12.9 sec @ 112 Car and Driver

2005 BMW M3

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Coupe
Engine
3.2L I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
6M
4.8 sec 13.3 sec @ 104.4 Motor Trend

2003 BMW M3

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Coupe
Engine
3.2L I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
6M
4.8 sec 13.6 sec @ 105 Car and Driver
Coupe
Engine
3.2L I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
6A
5 sec 13.5 sec @ 105.8 Road & Track
Dinan S2 Coupe
Engine
3.2L I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
6M
4.6 sec 13.2 sec @ 107 Car and Driver
GTR Coupe (Race Car)
Engine
4.0L V8
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
6M
3.4 sec 11.4 sec @ 127 Car and Driver

2002 BMW M3

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Active Autowerke Coupe
Engine
3.2L Supercharger I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
6M
4.9 sec 13.3 sec @ 109 Car and Driver
Convertible
Engine
3.2L I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
6M
5.1 sec 13.7 sec @ 104 Car and Driver
Coupe
Engine
3.2L I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
6M
4.8 sec 13.4 sec @ 107 Car and Driver
Coupe
Engine
3.2L I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
6A
5 sec 13.6 sec @ 106 Car and Driver
Coupe
Engine
3.2L I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
6A
4.9 sec 13.5 sec @ 104.2 Road & Track

2001 BMW M3

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Convertible
Engine
3.2L I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
6M
5.02 sec 13.63 sec @ 103.76 Motor Trend
Coupe
Engine
3.2L I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
6M
4.5 sec 13.1 sec @ 107 Car and Driver
Coupe
Engine
3.2L I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
6M
4.7 sec 13.4 sec @ 106 Car and Driver
Coupe
Engine
3.2L I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
6M
4.65 sec 13.18 sec @ 106.92 Motor Trend
Coupe
Engine
3.2L I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
6M
5 sec 13.5 sec @ 107 Motor Week
Coupe
Engine
3.2L I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
6M
4.7 sec 13.3 sec @ 106.8 Road & Track

1999 BMW M3

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Convertible
Engine
3.2L I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
5A
6.6 sec 14.9 sec @ 94.9 Motor Trend
Coupe
Engine
3.2L I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
5M
6 sec 14.6 sec @ 95 Car and Driver

1998 BMW M3

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Convertible
Engine
3.2L I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
5M
5.8 sec 14.5 sec @ 97 Motor Week
Sedan
Engine
3.2L I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
5M
5.5 sec 14 sec @ 98.6 Motor Trend

1997 BMW M3

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Coupe
Engine
3.2L I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
5M
5.5 sec 14 sec @ 99 Car and Driver
Sedan
Engine
3.2L I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
5M
5.5 sec 14 sec @ 99.2 Motor Trend
Sedan
Engine
3.2L I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
5M
5.9 sec 14.3 sec @ 98 Motor Week
Sedan
Engine
3.2L I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
5M
5.6 sec 14.2 sec @ 99 Road & Track

1996 BMW M3

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Coupe
Engine
3.2L I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
5M
6 sec 14.4 sec @ 96.9 Motor Trend
Coupe
Engine
3.2L I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
5A
6.6 sec 14.9 sec @ 96.6 Motor Trend
Eibach/MOMO Coupe
Engine
3.2L I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
5M
5.5 sec 14 sec @ 100.3 Motor Trend

1995 BMW M3

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Coupe
Engine
3.0L I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
5M
5.6 sec 14.3 sec @ 98 Car and Driver
Coupe
Engine
3.0L I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
5M
6.2 sec 14.6 sec @ 97 Motor Trend
Coupe
Engine
3.0L I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
5M
6.1 sec 14.4 sec @ 97 Motor Week
Coupe
Engine
3.0L I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
5M
5.4 sec 14.1 sec @ 99.5 Road & Track
Lightweight Coupe
Engine
3.0L I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
5M
5.7 sec 14.2 sec @ 99 Car and Driver
Lightweight Coupe
Engine
3.0L I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
5M
5.3 sec 13.9 sec @ 99.6 Motor Trend

1988 BMW M3

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Coupe
Engine
2.3L I-4
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
5M
6.9 sec 15.2 sec @ 92 Car and Driver
Coupe
Engine
2.3L I-4
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
5M
7.1 sec 15.4 sec @ 91 Road & Track

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