Given the abundance of possible Individual Finishes for the BMW M3, the Laguna Seca Blue is definitely one of the best choices. The iconic blue built a name for itself back in the E46 M3 days and it’s one of those colors that fit perfectly almost any BMW out there. The light blue finish looks impressive in direct sunlight accentuating the aggressive body lines of the BMW M3, and especially when paired with the F80 M3, the whole package is even more impressive. The color gets its name after the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca circuit located in California, United States. It is an important place in BMW’s racing history as BMW Motorsport’s second win came there. More recently, the BMW 24 GTLM tasted success at the track in its debut year, finishing second in the 2014 USCC race.
The Laguna Seca Blue debuted on the BMW E46, but hasn’t been seen around as much on newer BMWs, mainly due to the fact that the color option can only be ordered as an individual option. In a nutshell, you have to pay a premium of $5000 for an Individual Finish like this, not a cheap option by any means.
One of the two Laguna Seca Blue F80 M3s that went to European Auto Source received some small visual upgrades, starting with a carbon fiber trunk lip and a rear diffuser made of the same lightweight composite. At the front, a carbon fiber splitter not only increases downforce, but also gives the M3 a sportier look.
The current generation BMW M3 is powered by a 3.0 liter BMW Twin Power Turbo engine to breathe and sound better. In its stock form, the engine delivers 425 horsepower giving the M3 a sprint from 0-62mph as low as 4.1 seconds and a top speed of 155mph as well. Please take a look at the media gallery of these two beauties.