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      07-05-2014, 09:35 AM   #1
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Weighed my E92 M3 today

3594 lbs, which was nice.
Car is DCT, ZCP, carbon roof and all options and had a full tank of fuel but no occupants. A few things in the trunk/glove box which probably added up to 5 lbs. Gintani x-pipe (w/hfc) and sport rear section, Apex Arc-8 18x10 275 PSS tires on all four corners.
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      07-05-2014, 09:55 AM   #2
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No occupants? Empty? Or were you inside? As that's still pretty heavy if you add yourself.
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      07-05-2014, 10:18 AM   #3
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By no means a light car. Would have probably been at least 3600 lb or more if you had the heavy stock exhaust.
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      07-05-2014, 10:27 AM   #4
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I was actually expecting it to be a little heavier considering all the options. Isn't this about what the F82 weighs?
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      07-05-2014, 11:25 AM   #5
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No occupants? Empty? Or were you inside? As that's still pretty heavy if you add yourself.
Nah, that is about right. What were you expecting?
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      07-05-2014, 12:45 PM   #6
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3,600 lbs. +/- is about right depending on options.

Various car mags show M4 at between 3,540 to 3,590. Not all that much weight saving but, it does have gobs of torque!
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Nah, that is about right. What were you expecting?
I'm not OP and not expecting anything. Just stating that's heavy.
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Either way this car and the new one are still pigs!!
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Either way this car and the new one are still pigs!!
The weight isn't too bad for a 4-passenger luxury coupe with a V8. Look at the smaller two-passenger sports cars-- a Ferrari F430 weighs 3200 lbs, a Corvette Grand Sport is 3311 lbs.; you would expect a vehicle with the interior space and trunk space of an E92 to weigh at least a couple hundred pounds more.

They could have cut weight with light composite materials in places like the trunk lid and doors, but the car would cost more. I think the modern American V8 muscle cars are the pigs and the M3 is just mildly overweight...
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      07-05-2014, 02:26 PM   #10
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3,600 lbs. +/- is about right depending on options.

Various car mags show M4 at between 3,540 to 3,590. Not all that much weight saving but, it does have gobs of torque!
Gobs of torque resulting in traction issues which owners are now slowly beginning to appreciate!
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      07-05-2014, 02:28 PM   #11
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3594 lbs, which was nice.
Car is DCT, ZCP, carbon roof and all options and had a full tank of fuel but no occupants. A few things in the trunk/glove box which probably added up to 5 lbs. Gintani x-pipe (w/hfc) and sport rear section, Apex Arc-8 18x10 275 PSS tires on all four corners.
I'm happy to hear that weight as I have similar options. That's right in F82 territory.
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      07-05-2014, 04:48 PM   #12
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Not bad at all, specially considering that the DCT M4 with CCB from the other thread weighted in at only ~15lbs less! Take that $8k option off of this car and yours is lighter!!

p.s. Can't believe we ear that 180lbs difference quote in every review they make of the M3/M4!! :
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That's a lot better than my car lol. Not bad at all.
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      07-06-2014, 06:56 AM   #14
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The weight isn't too bad for a 4-passenger luxury coupe with a V8. Look at the smaller two-passenger sports cars-- a Ferrari F430 weighs 3200 lbs, a Corvette Grand Sport is 3311 lbs.; you would expect a vehicle with the interior space and trunk space of an E92 to weigh at least a couple hundred pounds more.

They could have cut weight with light composite materials in places like the trunk lid and doors, but the car would cost more. I think the modern American V8 muscle cars are the pigs and the M3 is just mildly overweight...
Lighter doors are one of the weight reduction strategies on the new M and I'm on the fence about it, those doors feel and look cheap.
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      07-07-2014, 10:53 AM   #15
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Lighter doors are one of the weight reduction strategies on the new M and I'm on the fence about it, those doors feel and look cheap.
Yeah, that's funny. Most things that are re-engineered for weight reduction end up looking and feeling cheap. I'm looking to buy a used Playstation 3 and I don't want one of the newer super slim versions. Not only do they appear cheap, but I hear they break more often.
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Wow that's heavy.
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      07-07-2014, 03:17 PM   #17
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This makes me miss my e46 M3.
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Wow that's heavy.
Is it? Roughly the same as the car you just ordered.
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After corner balancing on receipt it says my M3 weights 3510, since then i moved to 18" volks so i guess I'm in 3400 territory.
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Is it? Roughly the same as the car you just ordered.
Oh, I didn't know you put my car on a scale???
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Oh, I didn't know you put my car on a scale???
Really, you're going to be that obtuse? Ooookaay, moving on.
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Really, you're going to be that obtuse? Ooookaay, moving on.
I kid.
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