With an available six-speed manual or optional all-wheel drive, BMW’s latest M3 has one foot in the past and the other in the future.
BMW might want to reconfigure the wireless phone charger in the 2021 M3. It has a clasp that holds the phone against the side of the console, and squeezing my iPhone down in there depressed the volume and power buttons simultaneously while I was out on the wet skidpad at the BMW Performance Center in Greer, South Carolina. Which wouldn’t be a big deal, except that pushing down those buttons eventually causes an iPhone to dial 911. What’s my emergency? Uh, I can’t get the M3’s M Drift Analyzer to give me five stars, but I’m not sure that qualifies as an emergency. For the full story, check out this article from Car And Driver.