What gearbox is in a E92 M3?

It has something called SMG, Sequential Manual Gearbox. As someone previously mentioned there is no clutch so basically it has a manual mode in which you change the gears yourself by pushing the throttle up or down.

Does M3 come in automatic?

The M3 and M4 Competition models come in automatic-only because of their increased torque, BMW says. But you can shift the Steptronic manually if you prefer. There are three shifting modes for the Steptronic in manual mode and three in automatic mode.

What is a gear ratio?

A gear ratio is the ratio of the number of rotations of a driver gear to the number of rotations of a driven gear.

Is the E92 M3 manual?

It has 64,000 miles on the clock and while that may seem like it’s a bit much, it does come with a highly-sought after six-speed manual gearbox. That’s something worth mentioning as most of the E92 M3 models sold were fitted with the seven-speed DCT gearbox.

What years are E92 M3?

BMW E90/E92/E93 M3 (2007 – 2013) Seven years after the launch of the mighty E46, BMW introduced the E92 M3. As with previous generations of the M3, this new model received a slew of changes that made it radically different from the standard 3 Series coupe.

Are M3 reliable?

The BMW M3 Reliability Rating is 2.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 29th out of 31 for luxury midsize cars. The average annual repair cost is $1,161 which means it has poor ownership costs. Repairs are more frequent and more lkely to be severe than the average car, which means you can expect more major repairs for the M3.

Why did BMW discontinue the M3?

It’s with a heavy heart that we announce the current ‘F80’ BMW M3 will bow out much earlier than expected. This August, to be specific, and it’s a result of the new Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure, or ‘WLTP’.

What does a 3.73 gear ratio mean?

This number is shown in the ratio, which represents the number of the ring gear’s teeth divided by the number of the pinion’s teeth. If a truck has an axle ratio of 3:73:1, for example, the driveshaft turns 3.73 times for each full wheel spin.

What is a good gear ratio for a street car?

If we have a daily driver, 2.55 to 3.25 gear ratios typically work best, whereas a street/strip application we would usually use a 3.42 to a 3.90 gear ratio, and race applications most commonly use a 4.10 and above gear ratios.

Did the E92 come in manual?

We recently stumbled upon this BMW E92 M3 listed on Bring-A-Trailer and it looks like it’s in pretty good shape. It has 64,000 miles on the clock and while that may seem like it’s a bit much, it does come with a highly-sought after six-speed manual gearbox.

Is the E92 M3 collectible?

The E92 BMW M3 is guaranteed to become a collector’s item soon, so get one while you still can. The range-topping BMW M3 has become the crowning jewel in the 3 Series model line-up, a hard-charging, flexible vehicle that proves that motoring perfection does exist.

What year is the E92?

The E90/E91/E92/E93 was introduced in December 2004, and produced by BMW until October 2013 and is often collectively referred to as the E90 or E9x….BMW 3 Series (E90)

BMW 3 Series (E90/E91/E92/E93)
Model years 2005–2011 2006–2011 (North America)