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Feb 18, 2011
M Performance Exhaust for BMW M3
New Accessory exhaust produces sharper exhaust note while reducing back-pressure
Woodcliff Lake, NJ – February 18, 2011...
BMW today announced a new M Performance exhaust system specifically designed as an accessory for the BMW M3 Coupe, Sedan and Convertible. With the racetrack and the street in mind, this new exhaust system is crafted from an extremely heat-resistant and lightweight chrome-nickel alloy called Inconel®. This flow optimized exhaust system reduces exhaust backpressure and allows the M3’s 414 horsepower V8 engine to produce an even more powerful sound.
Inconel’s unique qualities allowed engineers to reduce the thickness of the tubing from 1.5mm to 0.8mm. This resulted in a weight reduction of approximately 40%, or about 20 lbs. when compared to the stock exhaust system. Inconel has also proven to be very corrosion resistant and has been used at the highest level of Motorsports.
The M Performance Exhaust includes perforated inner pipes and polished titanium tips, which are laser engraved with the M logo. It represents the ultimate in technology and sportiness, accentuating the individual character of the BMW M3. The exhaust was developed using state-of-the art CAD and FEM technology ensuring optimum fit and OEM quality.
The new exhaust may be installed at any Authorized BMW Center. M Performance parts carry the New Vehicle Limited Warranty if they were installed prior to delivery to the owner. If the installation is made after the retail sale of the vehicle, the accessory will be warranted for the balance of the New Vehicle Limited Warranty period or two years from its date of installation, whichever is greater, all at a price of $4,374 plus installation.
To hear, and see, the new M Performance Exhaust in action go to:
The M Performance Exhaust note can also now be downloaded as a ringtone:
M Performance Ringtone (.mp3)
M Performance Ringtone (.m4r for iPhone)
For MP3 Ringtone installation instructions, please refer to your phone’s user’s manual. For iPhone installation, please follow the instructions below:
Download BMW_M_Performance_Exhaust_Ringtone_rev2.m4r ringtone to your computer and import the file into iTunes.
Sync your iPhone to iTunes and be sure to add the BMW_M_Performance_Exhaust_Ringtone_rev2.m4r to your music list.
After you sync your iPhone, you can assign the ringtone to one or more contacts.
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