A team of six students from Colorado had to build a SEMA ready E30 M3 with a “heart transplant” of BMW’s newest M3 motor (S55) in less than one year in a home garage and raise awareness for the Morgan Adams Foundation, a children’s cancer charity. Two full years were spent planning and working with the automotive aftermarket’s best minds to develop plans for the car and procure the best components available. A successful final product is one that reaches a new level of fit, finish, design or mechanical ingenuity without being derivative. This level of excellence is a direct result of pairing enthusiasts’ fresh ideas with the industries best experts.
In eleven months the team built an E30 M3 dressed for the street with a groundbreaking drivetrain and chassis beneath for SEMA. After SEMA an additional seven months were spent refining the car by a group of the mentors and 3 of the students. The final product is known as the HA.3