Since the E46 series, the BMW 3 Series Coupe is brought from 1999 by the Bavarian manufacturer as a two-door car on the road and so completes the model variety of the 3 Series. In particular, the top model of the M3 is available exclusively as a BMW 3 Series Coupe and Convertible. The sports car is offered in two versions by BMW (M3 CSL and M3 GTR for the USA) as a new car and provides the driver with up to 360 hp in the BMW 3 Series Coupe is available. Both versions are electronically limited to a top speed of 250 km / h, and still achieve a good used car sale prices. With the change to the E92 model series in 2006, the BMW 3 Series Coupe was reissued - from 2007 to 2008, the new M3 sports car was available as a coupe and brought about a new V8 engine 420 hp in the BMW 3 Series Coupe. In the current version the BMW 3 Series Coupe to be built until at least 2012 on, before the successor will then be available as a new car.