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BMW 3 Series E46 M3 CSL (2003)

This BMW 3 Series E46 M3 CSL model was produced in the period between may-2003 and dec-2003 model years. Also, this BMW is 4 seats 2 doors compact executive car (d) coupe.

BMW M3 CSL (May-2003 – Dec-2003)

Body Style:

Coupe, 2 doors, 4 seats


Petrol (Gasoline), Straight 6, 3246 ccm


360 Hp @ 7900 rpm / 265 kW @ 7900 rpm


370 Nm @ 4900 rpm


4,9 s 0-100 km/h, max.speed 250 km/h

Fuel Consumption:

Urban: 17,8 l/100km
Highway: 8,4 l/100km
Mixed: 11,9 l/100km

Base Price:

85000 Euro

Equipped with straight 6 petrol (gasoline) engine with 3246 ccm capacity it produces 360 Hp and 265 kW power at 7900 rpm and 370 Nm torque at 4900 rpm with top claim speed 250 km/h and acceleration 0-100 km/h in 4,9 s

General info

Model series3 Series (E46) M3 CSL Coupe (05/03 – 12/03)
ModelM3 CSL 
Internal codeE46
Model startMay-2003
Model endDec-2003
Model series startMay-2003
Model series endDec-2003
Body typeCoupe
Vehicle classCompact executive car (D)
Number of doors2
Number of seats4

Performance and Emissions

Equipped with straight 6 petrol (gasoline) engine with 3246 ccm capacity it produces 360 Hp and 265 kW power at 7900 rpm and 370 Nm torque at 4900 rpm with top claim speed 250 km/h and acceleration 0-100 km/h in 4,9 s

Power265 kW / 360 hp @ 7900 rpm
Torque370 Nm @ 4900 rpm
Acceleration4,9 s
Top speed250 km/h
Fuel consumption city17,8 l/100km
Fuel consumption highway8,4 l/100km
Fuel consumption mixed11,9 l/100km
CO2 emissions
Emissions categoryEuro 3
Fuel tank size63 l

Official fuel consumption is 17,8 l/100km in the city, 8,4 l/100km on the highway and 11,9 l/100km in the mixed circle. Emission category is Euro 3 with carbon dioxide emissions on the Super Plus fuel type

Dimensions & Weights

Wheelbase2729 mm
Length4492 mm
Width1780 mm
Height1365 mm
Turning circle11,0 m
Luggage volume410 l
Curb weight1385 kg
Gross weight1800 kg
Payload415 kg
Towing capacity braked 12%
Towing capacity unbracked
Vertical load
Roof load


Engine typePetrol (Gasoline)
Fuel typeSuper Plus
Injection typeIndirect injection
Fuel system
AspirationNaturally aspirated
CylindersStraight 6
Capacity3246 ccm
Valve gear
Valves total24 valves total, 4 per cylinder


DrivetrainRear wheel drive
Gearbox typeManual transmission, 6 speed
Start / stop system
Shift indicator

Suspension, brakes and tyres

For the better road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort in the chassis construction it has coil springs front suspension and coil springs rear suspension with discs brakes on the front axle and discs on the rear. Stock tire sizes are 235/35r19zr front and 265/30r19zr rear.

Front suspensionCoil springs
Rear suspensionCoil springs
Front brakesDiscs
Rear brakeDiscs
Tire size front235/35R19ZR
Tire size rear265/30R19ZR
Tire pressure monitoring systemStandard
Tire pressure control designationDirect measurement (Sensor)
Runflat designation

Safety equipment

Airbag driverStandard
Airbag passengerStandard
Front side airbag
Front side airbag designation
Rear side airbag
Rear side airbag designation
Front head airbagStandard
Front head airbag designationWindowbag
Rear head airbag
Rear head airbag designation
Airbag Other
Airbag Other designation
Airbag deactivation
Airbag deactivation designation
Pre-crash system
Pre-Crash system designation
3-point belt rear center
3-point belt rear center – designation
Rear headrestsStandard
Rear head restraints
Active headrests
Isofix designation
Child seat integrated
Brake assistStandard
Brake assist designationDynamic Brake Control
City emergency brake assist
Emergency brake Assist
Collision warning
Cornering brake controlStandard
Traction controlStandard
Drive slip regulationASC+T (Automatic stability control with traction control)
Electronic stability programStandard
Driving dynamics controlDynamic Stability Control III
Vehicle Dynamics Control – Trailer
Charging status check
Brake light dynamic
Brake light dynamic designation
Active steering
Fog lights
Variable light distribution
Xenon headlights790 Euro
LED headlights
Laser headlights
Light sensorStandard
Rain sensor110 Euro
Auto distance control
Automatic distance control designation
Traffic jam assistant
Night view assist
Pedestrian detection
Drowsiness detection
Lane departure
Lane change assistant
Emergency assistant
Intersection assistant
Intersection assistant
Pedestrian protection system
Traffic sign recognition
Head-up display (HUD)
Speed ​​limiter
High-beam assistant


Warranty (vehicle)No
Paint warrantyNo
Rust warranty6 Years
Additional warrantyMobilitätsgarantie: unbegrenzt und europaweit für Ersthalter bei Einhaltung aller Inspektionen

Prices and additional equipment

Base price85000 Euro
Air conditionera.W.
Central locking system
Window lifter electr. FrontStandard
Window lifter electr. Rear
Parking aid400 Euro
Parking aid designationRear
Parking assistant
Trailer assist
Hill start assist
Radio designationBusiness
Navigation designation
Emergency function
Alloy wheelsStandard
Leather interior
Metallic paintStandard

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