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      04-15-2014, 04:27 PM   #1
Sir Loin
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M3/M4 Options and Features FAQs

I want to put together a thread with links to the most popular topics on the new M3 and M4's options and features. If you have suggestions on links to add to the list, please post below.

User Manual:

Package Related:
Executive Package:

Driver Assistance Plus Package:
Video of Surround View/Side-Top cameras operation:
Picture of regular HUD and M HUD:

Speed Limit Info:

LED lighting information:

LED and Xenon headlights Side-By-Side Comparison:

Screenshot and a video of the HUD in action:
Direct link to 4:19 of this youtube video:


Full Leather vs. Extended Leather:

Cloth Seats Pictures:

M Adaptive Suspension:
BMW M3 / M4 Chassis: Deep Dive and Interview (Standard Suspension vs. M Adaptive Suspension):

Racer20, a chassis engineer, Explains how M Adaptive Suspension works:

Racer20 Reviews M Adaptive Suspension During His European Delivery Trip:
Look for Racer20's posts for details

Blank Button for cars equipped with the standard Passive suspension:

6NS Enhanced USB and Smartphone integration:
Specifically this post by GregW:

Aluminum Blade Trim and Wood Trim Pictures:

19" wheels comparison:

18" and 19" wheels weight:

If you need a skinny spare tire for long road trips:

Carbon Ceramic Brakes and M Compound Brakes:
An opinion piece on CCB in general:
CCBs not covered under the BMW Maintenance Program:

Video of How Carbon Ceramic Brakes Are Made:

F8x Console Buttons (Near the shift lever)

Compilation of Color Picture threads

M Servotronic EPS Steering:

M Drive and M Driving Dynamics:

Sound and Exhaust System:

Launch Control:

How To Activate Launch Control:

M Laptimer App:

Demonstration of iDrive playing different video and music media:

Don't press the SOS button until your dealer has uploaded you car's data:

BMW University F80/F82 Complete Technical Info

BMW M3 / M4 Engine (S55): Deep Dive and Interview

M3 / M4 Nurburgring Time, Electric Steering Manual Transmission & Other Tech Highlights w/ BMW M Reps

Animated Comparison between M3/M4 and 3/4 Series M Sport:

F80/F82 M3/M4 Break-In, Oil, Launch Control Tidbits from Owners Manual

Answers from BMW to Frequently Asked Questions

BMW Press Kit PDF Document for M3 and M4:

BMW Individual Program Discussion

Compilation of first drive reviews:

Scanned Magazine Reviews:

Road & Track September 2014 Review:

August 2014 Car And Driver: M4 vs 911 (Scan)

September 2014 European Car Review:

July 2014 BBC Top Gear - BMW M4 vs. C7 Corvette Stingray:

August 2014 Motor Trend M3 and M4 Review:

Car Magazine Comparison test: M4 VS 911S VS F-type S (Scans)

Sport Auto review of the M3 and M4 (Scans)

BBC Top Gear June 2014 M3-M4 Test (Scans)

Evo Magazine Full M4 review + Jaguar F-type twin test (Scans)
Scan is in post 20 in this thread
2015 F80 M3 | SSII ext SO int | M-DCT | 19" Black Wheels

Last edited by Sir Loin; 10-06-2014 at 05:43 PM.