The BMW M Series




The first M series was introduced in 1979. This was the M1. It had a six cylinder
engine with 277 HP. In that same year the M535i was introduced. This four door
model had 218 HP. In 1981 the M1 and M535i went out of production. In 1983 the
M6 was introduced. It had a six cylinder engine with 286 HP. In 1984 a new M535i
was introduced. In 1985 the M5 came available and in 1986 the M3 was introduced.
In 1988 the M3 convertible came available and the M5 went out of production. In
1989 the M3 received a new engine and the E34 M5 was introduced. The M6 went
out of production. In 1992 the new M3 coupe was introduced. The M5 received a
new engine. In 1994 the M3 sedan and M3 convertible came available. In 1995 the
M5 went out of production. In 1996 the M3 received a new engine. In 1997 the M3
sedan went out of production and in 1998 the M coupe and the M roadster were
introduced. This was also the same year that the E39 M5 was introduced. In 1999
the last E36 M3 was build. In 2000 the new E46 M3 will be introduced.