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2002 Hamann M3

For 2002, Hamann introduces an extensive range of accessories fwhich make the M3 coupe even more responsive and individual. At the final stage of develment, the M3 produces 380HP. This is combined with the removal of the speed limiter to give the car a 292 kph top speed (181 mph). The Hamann sport exhaust system and sport gearshift enhance the overall driving experince.

To further improve driving stability of the BMW M3 at high speeds, the Hamann designer’s developed bodystyling components which offer more than just a spectacular look. Aerodynamic parts are designed to fit on the standard bumpers and reduce the lift on the front and rear axles at high speed. Hamann offers no less than 3 rear spoilers and 2 front spoilers for individual programs.

For a rigid suspension, Hamann offers spring strut suspensions which are height adjustable at front and rear axle. In addition the chassis can be further enhanced with Hamann anti-roll bars front and rear with with an aluminium front strut brace.

In Detail

tags e46, 3er, bmw
submitted by Richard Owen
engine Cast Iron Block, Water Cooled, S54 Inline-6
position Front Longitudinal
aspiration Natural
valvetrain DOHC 4 Valves per Cyl w/Stepless VANOS 2
displacement 3245 cc / 198.0 in³
bore 87.1 mm / 3.43 in
stroke 91 mm / 3.58 in
power 283.4 kw / 380.0 bhp
specific output 117.1 bhp per litre
redline 8000
body / frame Unit Steel
driven wheels RWD
front tires 245/35ZR19
rear tires 275/30ZR19
front brakes Vented Discs w/Vacuum Assist, ABS
rear brakes Vented Discs w/Vacuum Assist, ABS
front wheels F 48.3 x 21.6 cm / 19.0 x 8.5 in
rear wheels R 48.3 x 25.4 cm / 19.0 x 10.0 in
steering Rack & Pinion w/Speed Sensitive Rack & Pinion
f suspension Struts w/Hamann Height-Adjustable Coil Springs, Tube Shocks, Ham
r suspension Multi-Link w/Hamann Height-Adjustable Coil Springs, Tube Shocks,
transmission 6-Speed Manual
gear ratios 4.23:1, 2.53:1, 1.67:1, 1.23:1, 1.00:1, 0.83:1
final drive 3.62:1
top speed ~292 kph / 181.4 mph
0 – 60 mph ~4.9 seconds