Η BMW ανακοίνωσε μια νέα εξάτμιση για όλες της M3. Η νέα εξάτμιση είναι κατασκευασμένη από ανθεκτικό σε θερμότητα κράμα χρωμίου-νικελίου που ονομάζεται Inconel. Χάρη στην καλύτερη ροή των καυσαερίων η εξάτμιση μειώνει το “backpressure” και δίνει μια πιο δυνατή χροιά στον V8 κινητήρα της M3 απόδοσης 414 ίππων.

Ζυγίζει 40% λιγότερο, 9 κιλά δηλαδή λιγότερα από την stock εξάτμιση. Η M Performance εξάτμιση, έχει τελικό από τιτάνιο με χαραγμένο με λέιζερ το λογότυπο M. Η εξάτμιση μπορεί να τοποθετηθεί από όλους τους αντιπροσώπους με τιμή €3.210 χωρίς τα έξοδα τοποθέτησης. Ντεμπούτο θα κάνει στη Γενεύη.

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M Performance Exhaust for BMW M3

New Accessory exhaust produces sharper exhaust note while reducing back-pressure

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – February 18, 2011… BMW today announced a new M Performance exhaust system specifically designed as an accessory for the BMW M3 Coupe, Sedan and Convertible. With the racetrack and the street in mind, this new exhaust system is crafted from an extremely heat-resistant and lightweight chrome-nickel alloy called Inconel®. This flow optimized exhaust system reduces exhaust backpressure and allows the M3’s 414 horsepower V8 engine to produce an even more powerful sound.

Inconel’s unique qualities allowed engineers to reduce the thickness of the tubing from 1.5mm to 0.8mm. This resulted in a weight reduction of approximately 40%, or about 20 lbs. when compared to the stock exhaust system. Inconel has also proven to be very corrosion resistant and has been used at the highest level of Motorsports.

The M Performance Exhaust includes perforated inner pipes and polished titanium tips, which are laser engraved with the M logo. It represents the ultimate in technology and sportiness, accentuating the individual character of the BMW M3. The exhaust was developed using state-of-the art CAD and FEM technology ensuring optimum fit and OEM quality.

The new exhaust may be installed at any Authorized BMW Center at a price of $4,374 plus installation. M Performance parts are warranted for the New Vehicle Limited Warranty period when the installation occurs before the first delivery of a new vehicle. If the M Performance parts installation occurs after the first delivery, the accessory will be warranted for the balance of the New Vehicle Limited Warranty period or two years and unlimited mileage from the date of installation, whichever one is greater.

[Πηγή: BMW]