How to buy an old BMW M3
The new one is fantastic, but what if you want a classic M3? Here’s TG’s guide
Posted: 13 May 2014
BMW M3: E92
Where the E36 added two cylinders to the E30, so the E92 (or E90 if you bought a saloon) added yet another two, meaning a BMW M3 with a V8 for the very first time. 420bhp and 295lb ft of torque meant a 0-62mph time of 4.8 seconds.
But above that was of course the nature of the delivery: the V8 revved out to 8,400 rpm, and in doing so prompted involuntary squeaks from owners.