BMW just announced a production run of twenty identically-equipped 2011 Frozen Black Edition M3 Coupes for the U.S. The sport coupe features BMW Individual Frozen Black exterior paint with a deep metallic luster to accentuate the strong lines of the legendary M3, extended Novillo Leather with unique red-contrast stitching, M3 GTS black wheels, red brake calipers, and gloss black exterior trim elements. With the Frozen Black Edition M3 Coupe, BMW is celebrating the availability of its exotic Frozen paint colors under the custom-tailored BMW Individual program. Pricing is $79,650, excluding $875 Destination & Handling and $1,300 federal gas guzzler tax.
BMW M enthusiasts may call to reserve the first nineteen 2011 Frozen Black Edition M3 Coupes by calling 1-800-245-4269 no earlier than 11:30AM Eastern Time (8:30AM Pacific) on Thursday, June 16, 2011. Nineteen of the twenty Frozen Black Edition M3 Coupes will become available for delivery in late June 2011 through Authorized BMW Centers, and the production run will be completed by the end of July 2011. The twentieth car will be held by BMW of North America and may be sold at a later date.
Each will be powered by the familiar 4.0-liter, 414-horsepower M V8 engine, equipped with BMW’s M Double Clutch Transmission (M DCT) which lowers the 0-60 mph acceleration time of the M3 to 4.5 seconds from 4.7. The included Competition Package reduces vehicle ride height by 10mm and includes M3 GTS 19” wheels (in black for this Edition) with wider offset for enhanced stability, standard Electronic Damping Control with enhanced programming, and higher-threshold programming for the M Dynamic Mode.
Equipment List, Frozen Black Edition M3 Coupe:
- BMW Individual Frozen Black Exterior Paint
- Black Extended Novillo leather with Red Contrast Stitching on seats, headrests, door inserts, armrests, middle console, and door pulls.
- Black M3 GTS wheels, 19” diameter with high-performance summer tires
- Red brake calipers
- Gloss black kidney grills
- Gloss black side-gill elementsGloss black exhaust pipe tips
Additional specified equipment from M3 catalog:
- M-DCT Transmission with Drivelogic
- Competition Package
- Lowered suspension
- Sport mapping for EDC/DSC
- Premium Package 2
- Power folding auto-dimming mirrors
- Universal garage-door opener
- Power front seats
- Carbon Leather interior trim
- Interior mirror with compass
- BMW Assist with Bluetooth
- Convenience Package
- Anti-theft alarm system
- Comfort Access keyless entry system
- Park Distance Control (rear)
- Navigation System
- iPod and USB adapter
- Real-time Traffic Information
- Heated Front Seats
- Satellite Radio with 1-year subscription
- BMW Individual Enhanced Premium Sound System