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Unlike the other special versions of the E36 M3, buyers were free to choose any colours and options they wanted on their cars. They were initially delivered to Torontothen shipped all across the country to the dealerships where they were ordered.
Canada would not see another E36 M3 for sale until two years later, when BMW finally made the American versions of the M3 available for sale.
Forty five Euro-Spec Canadian Edition cars were built, each one having a numbered engraved plaque in both the glovebox and the custom leather case which holds the owners manuals. Only the Australian M3-R was built in lower numbers. M3 Lightweight E36 [ edit ] An M3 Lightweight, with the characteristic checkered flag motif on the bonnet and wing corner Beginning with the first E36 M3s delivered, BMW racers began pressuring BMW for a homologation version with which to compete against Porsche s in sports-car racing.
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A homologation version is a car with special modifications from the factory that are allowed in racing as "production" cars, if enough cars are made and sold.
The major changes to the car were to lower the weight for racing.
The cars came without a radio although the speakers were installed and the car pre-wired for the radioair conditioning, leather seats, tool kit, or a sunroof. The doors have aluminum skins. There is no underbonnet insulation blanket and the trunk only has carpet on the floor. The under body insulation is thinner and there is special carpeting to lower weight.
The engines were specially selected from the assembly line for the highest power. The ECU had the top speed limiter removed.
The cars also came with a 3. The cars were fitted with the shorter springs from the European M3 and used the same shocks as the standard M3, verified by having the same part number.
Cosmetically the M3 Lightweight came only in Alpine White with the Motorsports flag decals on the left front and right rear corners of the car. There is an aggressive wing on the trunk lid. There was some carbon fibre interior trim and the badges side molding and dash say "BMW Motorsports International.
Upon completion they were sent to Prototype Technology Group PTG Racing in Virginia for final preparation, which included the front and rear Motorsport flag decals, and "trunk kit.
Each new owner was given a 1-page legal document to sign stating that any installation of trunk items voided the new car warranty.
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However, enthusiasts now believe that approximately were built, with some sold to the public. The first two cars, which were used as press cars, are not technically M3 Lightweights as they were regular production M3s that PTG made similar in appearance to the not-yet-built Lightweight model.
After press duties, those two cars were brought back into the PTG stable. One of the original three Genesis cars was severely damaged during the Sears Point race in while being driven by John Paul Jr.
Six prototypes were made in December for the development of the homologation model. It differs from the standard M3 with a deeper, adjustable front splitter, higher rear double wing and aluminum doors, as well as forged BMW Motorsport wheels measuring 17x7,5 in front and 17x8,5 in rear, stiffer suspension in front and the addition of an x-brace and strut brace.
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The company is thought to want to avoid the cost of adapting high-end BMW models to the stricter continent-wide target and has been circulating its document as part of discussions with commission officials and member states. The document complains that the EU proposal "leads to a massive burden shift to the disadvantage of the premium manufacturers [such as BMW].
If the company is successful in weakening the target it will mean that cars sold in Europe will be more expensive to run for drivers and produce more CO2 per mile travelled. Average new car emissions in Europe were On Wednesday, the EU is expected to propose a target of 95g by Greg Archer, of campaign group Transport and Environment said: BMW should stop talking up how green and efficient their cars are whilst at the same time lobbying to weaken planned regulations to improve the fuel efficiency of cars.
Car buyers want more fuel-efficient vehicles, that put money in drivers pockets through lower fuel bills.