Since a lot of BIMMERPOST members are starting to take delivery of the new M4/M3 … I thought I would put this PSA out for you.
Basically, the first (1200 miles) service is just like on the previous generation M3. The only thing new is that now BMW says you MUST replace the oil pan plug/screw and differential screw/plug with new ones! The crush o-ring is now built into the screw.
F8x S55 engine…
Oil filter: 11 42 7 566 327
Screw for engine oil pan/plug: 11 11 … CONTINUED
Motortrend strapped a F80 M3 and a E92 M3 onto a dyno for a head-to-head power comparison. The final figures show that the F80 M3 / F82 M4 even more powerful compared to the E90/E92 M3 than BMW’s officially advertised figures.
Check out the dyno charts and results inside.
PSI lined up their Sakhir Orange M4 and Valencia Orange X1 to give us a good look at how the two colors compare.
BMW M4 Coupe takes on the RS5 Coupe in this Auto Bild performance comparison.
The BMW does 0-100 kmh (62mph) in 4.4 secs (VS 4.2 for the RS5 with DSG). The 0-200 is in the advantage of the M4 in 14.1 secs (VS 14.8).
Weight: 1585kg or 3494 pounds VS 1803kg or (3975 pounds!!) for the RS5.
Lap time (Contidrom measuring 3.8km): 1:34,41 secs (similar to Porsche 911), 2 secs quicker than the Audi. I assume with the DCT version, the M4 would be even quicker… … CONTINUED
In-car footage from a F82 M4 racing a F80 M3 at the Spa Francochamps circuit.
A great detailed review from a track veteran and new owner of an M4 coupe, from his recent experience at the Spa Francochamps Circuit and Nurburgring.
By karussell (Jim Chambers):
Finally uncompressed a little after a very busy 2 week trip across the pond. I wanted to write my impressions on the car while everything is still fresh in my mind.
Background. I’m not biased towards any brand of auto. I evaluate all types of cars and the badge on them is the least of my concerns. … CONTINUED
The BMW M4 coupe takes on the ultimate racetrack – an aircraft carrier.
Mat Watson of Auto Express takes the new BMW M4 F82 on a 1,000 mile review, taking on the Austrian mountains, an autobahn and even the Nurburgring.
Results from an exhaust resonator delete on the F80 M3 / F82 M4. The owner cut open the factory resonators and welded in a straight pipe – bypassing the factory resonator.
Videos and photos inside.
BIMMERPOST member BoostedTerp shares this great European Delivery journal with us, featuring his Black Sapphire F80 M3 beauty:
Hey all, just wanted to document my journey through Europe…first off I’d like to thank BMW for allowing such an amazing experience to be possible. The whole process was seamless from the time I arrived at the Munich Airport to my eventual dropoff in Nice, France. I started out flying out of Washington Monday June 23rd, and landing in Munich the following Tuesday afternoon. My delivery wasn’t … CONTINUED
The ultimate white BMW M3 photo shoot featuring an M3 from every single generation (and model) ever made, and the latest F80 M3.
We’ve shown you the photos, now see a video of Tiff Needell piloting the Pistonheads BMW M4 (in Individual Tanzanite Blue) coupe equipped with BMW M Performance Parts – in the Goodwood Festival of Speed Hill Climb.
BMW M4 M Performance Parts include:
Titanium M Performance exhaust system with carbon finishers
Front splitter with carbon fiber blades
Carbon Fiber rear diffusor
Carbon fiber trunk … CONTINUED
A technical deep dive and interview with BMW M engineer on the chassis underpinning the F80 M3 and F82 M4.
Mr. Barbisch, the BMW M3 that has now been replaced already had an excellent suspension …?
Bernd Barbisch: The previous BMW M3 already offered a very good suspension basis. It was a benchmark – the one to beat.
Using intelligent lightweight construction we were able to take a considerable step forward in terms of driving dynamics.
The role model here was the BMW M3 CSL, where reduced weight … CONTINUED
Car and Driver pits the 2015 BMW M4 coupe directly against the Porsche 911 in this comparison review. Check out the performance test results and verdict inside.
Build thread and gallery by PSI of their Sakhir Orange M4 coupe, featuring 19″ Hyper Bronze Volk Racing TE37 SL wheels and H&R Super Sport Springs.
IND Distribution has been dedicated to the BMW M car since the company’s inception, and through nearly a decade of commitment have done everything possible to learn the secrets of BMW M to a science. We have explored every aspect of BMW’s marvelously engineered machines, and work tirelessly to ensure that our client base is always at the forefront of available information.
Today, we are proud to announce that in cooperation with BBS North America and Falken Tire we have made the first critical … CONTINUED
What a beautiful gallery featuring the F80 M3 / F82 M4 and other M models from track training day at the Fuji Speedway in Japan.
As a followup to their F80 M3 Dyno and Weight, EAS had an opportunity to once again weigh another M3 for comparison. Racewerkz Engineering swung by their shop yesterday with their new Mineral White F80 M3 & Alpine White F82 M4. Naturally, the first order of business was to see how the M4 would do on the in-house Dynojet dyno.
Just like the Yas Marina Blue M3 dynoed last week, this Alpine White M4 further proved that BMW has seriously underrated the F8X’s horsepower … CONTINUED