Slammed BMW M3 E46 With Wide Body Kit Won’t Please The Purists

With all the hype surrounding the next generation BMW M3, sometimes it’s easy to overlook the older models.

It’s true that they can’t win a drag race against a modern day stock mega hatch, but the E46 is still held in high regard by petrolheads.

And while nothing compares to a stock BMW M3 in pristine condition, some owners will always go down the tuning road.

Also Watch: Videos Highlight Pros And Cons Of BMW E46 M3 Ownership

Take this M3, for example, which has been fitted with a Pandem Rocketbunny widebody kit. It consists of bolt-on fenders, new front lip, rear ducklid spoiler and several other parts made of FRP and costing $2,700.

Other mods include the Phoenix Yellow vinyl wrap, custom headlights, some carbon fiber inserts, a GTR hood and a set of CCW Classic custom wheels with a Matte Gunmetal and Polished Aluminum finish.

Elsewhere, the car has a new suspension and a new engine, which is pretty much the same S54B32, only with an ECU tune, new air intake, aftermarket exhaust and other tweaks that give it a bit more power and torque.

The exact output is unknown, but the stock naturally aspirated 3.2-liter unit makes 343 hp (348 PS / 256 kW) and 269 lb-ft (365 Nm) of torque. It allows the M3 E46 to reach 62 mph (100 km/h) in 5.1 seconds and max out at 155 mph (250 km/h) or 171 (276 km/h) in the case of some special editions.

Now, this M3 might draw attention and it should be faster than the stock car, but we’re not sure this slammed suspension, deep dish wheels and bolt-on fenders really work. In fact, we’d go for the factory look each and every day of the week and twice on Sundays – but, hey, that’s just us.

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  • ace_9

    I’m surprised they decided to make a photo-shoot even when the axles were obviously broken from so many added “tuning” parts.

  • Christian

    Who gonna be Sweden’s next prime minister? If I still live there, I would vote for the “Feministisktinitiativ Party”…..

    Better values for the refugess and all genders. 🙂 TODAY WE GONNA MAKE HISTORY!

    • Craig

      The little shit-disturber speaks again.

      • Christian

        That’s not my name at all!

  • dalena51377

    O︂o︂a︂u︂h︂h︂ D︂u︂u︂u︂d︂e︂s︂ ! T︂h︂e L︂︂i︂st w︂it︂h N︂a︂k︂e︂d︂-︂W︂o︂m︂e︂ns f︂r︂o︂m y︂︂o︂u︂r C︂i︂t︂y w︂︂a︂s︂ p︂u︂b︂︂l︂i︂s︂h︂e︂d
    He︂︂re︂e ̩︂️︂o︂n : t︂︂u︂4︂a︂.︂m︂︂e︂/︂︂a︂l︂b︂u︂m︂0︂7︂6︂3︂9︂4 ❤️

    • calexdonr

      ︂Th︂ank︂s Br︂o︂o︂!︂! I︂’︂v︂e f︂o︂und t︂h︂e︂r︂e︂e︂ m︂︂y T︂e︂a︂c︂h︂er N︂a︂k︂e︂d ! ︂m︂w︂a︂a︂︂h︂h︂a︂h︂h

      • hangie381

        H︂a︂h︂h︂a︂a︂h︂ l︂u︂︂c︂k︂y ︂m︂︂a︂n

  • TheBelltower

    Rollin’ dumb

  • RJ

    What a waste.

    • Bo Hanan


  • Bash

    Why this color though?

  • Stan

    “How to Ruin an M3″… First clue, just take a look at this car. When your rims are slanted outwards you know you f***** it up good. Just stupid.

  • Wandering_Spirit

    One of the best, if not the best, series of modern BMWs ever, to me. Pity for that stance. Looks really like pimp stuff.

  • Zed68

    Please stop posting awful things like that!

  • Emoto

    I have never understood “slamming” a car. One sees these cars while out and about with wheels slanted link this. What possible utility could this offer for a street car? Are these people all idiots?

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