BMW has revealed the more hardcore – lighter, stiffer and more powerful – M3 CS flagship sedan ahead of its world premiere this weekend at the 24 Hours of Daytona. As we’ve come to expect the M3 CS gets an upgraded inline-six, retuned chassis, and extensive use of carbon-fibre to make it badder than its siblings. The electronically controlled dampers on the new BMW M3 CS likewise come in a model-specific setup, as does its electromechanical M Servotronic variable-ratio steering. AustraliaAustralia is one of the world’s leading markets for BMW M in the ratio of its cars sold in the overall model mix, with one in five BMWs registered here wearing a BMW M badge. The M3 CS will hit the local market in the second half of 2023 following launches of XM, M3 Touring and the second-generation M2.
“We’re not walking away from right-hand drive. The Blue Oval maintains a stronger presence in right-hand drive markets than fellow American General Motors, as it still sells factory right-hand drive vehicles in considerable volumes in markets like the UK and Thailand. The former Chrysler Corporation essentially withdrew from right-hand drive markets in the 1980s, too, though it roared back in the 1990s. “Right-hand drive drive is a key. We can be profitable on right-hand drive.3 months ago CarExpert
LDV will return to the people mover segment after a brief break with a more dramatically styled, feature-packed offering. The LDV MIFA arrives in November, gunning for the Kia Carnival and Hyundai Staria. It’s the petrol-powered counterpart to the electric MIFA 9, also due here before the end of the year. LDV has confirmed the MIFA 9 will be offered with seven seats at first, with an eight-seat option due in 2023. As an electric people mover, the MIFA 9 will find itself with less competition apart from the Mercedes-Benz eVito Tourer and EQV.3 months ago CarExpert