Blog: Dave LeggettStand by for blast-off

Dave Leggett | 18 March 2004

Apparently, there's a cheat code in the software running the BMW M3's sequential manual gearbox (SMG). Press the right buttons in the right order and the car will launch you from a stop after revving the engine to 5,000 rpm. I kid you not. The concept is not unlike the hidden features in PC games - a sort of inside joke installed by the software designers. Click the link below to know more. Sounds like a real hoot.

Launch yourself in an M3


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