BMW Introduces BMW M Performance Parts for the 3 and 5 Series Sedans.

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – May 4, 2012…
BMW today announced new BMW M Performance Parts specially designed for the new 2012 BMW 3 Series Sedan and 2011-2012 5 Series Sedan. Like the BMW M Performance Parts already available for the high-performance M3, 1 Series M Coupe, X5 M and X6 M, the components developed for 3 Series and 5 Series models ensure an authentic transfer of BMW M-specific motor racing technology to everyday driving.

This new line of accessories provides a distinctive, sporty character and further enhances driving dynamics. BMW M Performance Parts are the result of years of racing expertise and have been developed in close collaboration with BMW M GmbH. Each component goes through an intensive development and manufacturing process which results in uncompromised performance. Exclusive chassis, aerodynamic, cockpit and powertrain components are now available for the 3 Series and 5 Series Sedans.

Chassis: A tangible increase in dynamic performance.
A new 20” forged alloy wheel set (style # 405M) is offered by BMW M Performance for the new for 2012 BMW 3 Series Sedan (F30). These wheels are produced using a special forging process that reduces weight by 2.4 lbs.) (1 kg) per wheel when compared to a similar size wheel. This reduction in unsprung mass helps improve steering response and handling characteristics.

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