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Manhart Racing has unveiled the new BMW M3 E92 5.0 V10 SMG.
As the lengthy name implies, Manhart has shoehorned the M5/M6’s 5.0-liter V10 engine into a M3 coupe. The company didn’t stop there as they removed the speed limiter and added a seven-speed SMG gearbox, a DME steering system, and a titanium exhaust with four 84mm (3.3″) tailpipes. Thanks to all these modifications, the 550 hp M3 V10 accelerates from 0-100 km/h in 3.9 seconds before topping out at 334 km/h (208 mph).
In terms of styling, Manhart outfitted the car with new front and rear spoilers, a rear diffuser, a Bilstein coilover suspension, and 20-inch BBS ‘Challenge R’ wheels. Inside, the company added carbon fiber trim, alcantara and leather upholstery, and a new steering wheel “with illuminated rocker switches, ¼ mile and side acceleration displays.”