CAR’s technical editor Nicol Louw and journalist Wilhelm Lutjeharms compares the new F80 BMW M3 with Alfa Romeo’s 4C. Although they are two totally different cars, they both cost around the R1 million mark. How do they perform back-to-back? Watch the video inside to find out.
Some more close-ups of the BMW M4 GTS prototype at BMW M’s test center at the Nurburgring.
BMW combines high performance with a time-honoured brand of driving pleasure and consummate everyday usability – that was the confirmation provided once again by the readers’ poll conducted by German motoring magazine “sport auto”. Five class wins and a second place represented an outstanding return for the BMW Group’s brands in the “sport auto Award 2014”. The BMW M3 Sedan and BMW M4 Coupe were among the biggest voter favourites, with the two BMW M Division models asserting their superiority in the classes for … CONTINUED
A look at the very unique BMW Individual color Pyrite Brown on a F80 M3 belonging to BIMMERPOST member millwagner.
We’ve just spied the rumored M4 GTS prototype testing at the Nurburgring today.
Using MotoGP M4 Safety Cars as a basis (or as decoys), we see a large front spoiler lip and high trunk wing on the prototype. These parts are different than the M Performance front lip and trunk spoiler featured on the MotoGP M4 Safety Car and instead resemble the protuding front spoiler lip and elevated trunk wing from the E92 M3 GTS.
The prototypes also features M Carbon Ceramic Brakes and race bucket … CONTINUED
GTHAUS introduces their F80 M3 / F82 M4 flagship exhaust — the Meisterschaft GTC, featuring 100% manually operated electronic valve control to provide the most convenience to the user. Aggressive when you want it, quiet when you dont.
Full details inside.
Even more dyno and weight scale results of the BMW M4 – this time producing 415 rwhp, and 415 rwtq and weighing in at 3461 pounds.
Photos and coverage of the M Car Day at Griot’s Garage – BMWCCA Puget Sound Chapter by Sir Loin:
Today was BMWCCA Puget Sound Chapter’s M Car Day at Griot’s Garage. Lups’ AY M4, Tocoma290′s SO M4 (with Sonoma Beige leather, pictures of it included in this post), my SSII M3, and another gentleman’s AW M4 (I missed his name) were there to represent the F8x cars. We got to park our new cars right in front of Griot’s Garage shop. There were also all … CONTINUED
Congrats to BIMMERPOST member UK_ for being our very first F83 M4 convertible owner! And he did it in style by receiving one in Tanzanite Blue Individual.
Check out photos from the lucky new owner inside.
BMW M4 Car and Driver Lightning Lap times are in. The M4 coupe laps Virginia International Raceway about 5 seconds quicker than an E92 M and approximately 7 seconds slower than a Corvette C7 Stingray.
See the results list inside.
A BMW Individual Java Green M4 has just been delivered at the BMW Welt.
New feature video from BMW M — From Nürburgring to Paris with the new BMW M4 Coupé.
CAR’s technical editor Nicol Louw joins both an E46 and E92 BMW M3 owner to drive and discuss these past heroes as well as the new F82 BMW M4.
Another great European Delivery journal, from BIMMERPOST moderator Stressdoc.
My third ED. Total cost of trip including airfare, hotels, 100 octane fuel, tolls, meals, etc. = about 3k (less than ED savings). Super happy that the dealer here (Machens) was able to get me an allocation with a delivery date during summer break.
Flew into Munich on a Tuesday morning; Eugene/Sixt waiting to pick us up even though flight was early and bags Priority. Nice easy ride in new 7 series diesel right to Hotel … CONTINUED
Dyno results, pics and video from the South African BMW Fanatics dyno day event. Check out the sights and results of tuned and untuned BMWs duking it out on the dyno. Includes F80 M3 as well.
Instead of installing 1 or 2 pieces of M Performance Parts onto their Austin Yellow M4, EAS went all in and installed everything ine one shot.
Check out the build / install pics and resulting product.
Check out GOLFFRR’s sinister looking BMW M4 with 20-inch HRE P101 wheels, lowered on H&R springs.
Amazing how a drop and a set of great looking wheels can transform the look of a car.
Mods so far:
-iND color match reflectors
-BMW performance carbon diffuser
-BMW performance carbon spoiler
-BMW gloss black grills
-BMW gloss black gills
-H&R F32 sport springs
-HRE P101 Satin Black
BMW M4 reviewed against the highly touted Jaguar F-Type coupe.