BMW is set to expand its line-up of M performance cars with the first ever M3 Touring. The first test prototypes of the hot estate will soon begin on-road development ahead of a likely launch in 2022.
- Powered by a twin-turbo straight-six with 480hp or 510hp
- The hot estate is likely to follow the design of the M3 sedan
- Said to be as practical as the regular 3 Series Touring
It was reported in 2018 that an M3 Touring was being strongly considered by BMW. The firm has now confirmed the model shortly before it begins development work at its Garching facility near Munich. Track tests on the Nürburgring Nordschleife are set to follow.
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