A few months after the standard version, it is the turn of the convertible version of the BMW M4 Competition to unveil itself to the general public.
The range of the new BMW M4 is starting to grow! And for good reason, after the standard version, unveiled during the last year and the M440i Cabriolet variant, another variant completes the catalog. No, it is not a station wagon, like the future M3 Touring, but another discovery model, even more radical than the convertible already offered in the catalog. Because this time it is the news BMW M4 Competition M xDrive Cabriolet, just unveiled by the Munich manufacturer and displaying very nice technical characteristics. And for good reason, this new version is based on the Competition version of the M4, and therefore logically takes the specified ones, to the delight of fans. On the program, ever higher power, and a flexible canvas top, which retracts in just a few seconds. A great way to make the most of the coming summer!
On the styling side, we should obviously not expect big changes on this new version, which obviously inherits the features of the standard BMW M4. We will therefore obviously note the brand new vertical grille, which made so much talk about it at the launch of the new 4 Series, and even earlier, with the revelation of the Concept 4 in 2019 in Frankfurt. Of course, who says M version necessarily means very particular style. Among the specific elements, we can therefore mention among others the grille with an exclusive pattern, the revised bumper with additional air intakes, the widened wheel arches as well as the side vents. To this is added a specific diffuser, integrating two exhaust outlets. Note that it is also possible to opt for a pack M Carbon, as well as for M Performance accessories. For its part, the canvas top opens in just 18 seconds, while the trunk gains 80 liters compared to the standard version.
510 horsepower and four-wheel drive
Under the hood, nothing changes compared to the standard BMW M4, and after all, so much the better. Because why would it necessarily be necessary to upgrade a technical sheet that already works perfectly? This new version therefore logically uses the 3.0-liter TwinPower Turbo in-line six-cylinder engine, developing no less than 510 horsepower, or about sixty more than the previous generation. The torque is set at 650 Nm, and if the 0 to 100 km / h has not been specified, it should remain very close to the 3.9 seconds of the standard version. The whole of the cavalry is for its part sent to the four wheels via an xDrive transmission and an eight-speed M gearbox with Drivelogic. Here, everything has been done to improve behavior, with among others the SelectDrive M suspension, M steering or composite brakes, all delivered as standard. The M Traction Control, M Drift Analyzer and M Laptimer functions are also standard equipment.
Of course, it is also possible to optimize your car to improve its performance, in particular by opting for an optional M Performance Track pack. This one, the price of which has not yet been specified, includes many elements, such as carbon-ceramic brakes, M light alloy rims as well as M Carbon seats. A host of equipment which then makes it possible to lighten the car by around 25 kilos, which should however have a limited impact on the pure performance of the sportswoman. Launched next July, the new BMW M4 Competition M xDrive Cabriolet will start from € 115,550.
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