EVO takes the BMW i8 out against the R8 and 911.
Can the i8 possibly keep up against these sports car icons? Read on…
This week on Head 2 Head, Carlos Lago pits the BMW M4 versus the Lexus RCF in a battle of tire smoking glory. Also, they find out which one is faster and more fun to drive by visiting the test track, the infamous winding road at Hyundai
Enjoy some laps at Laguna Seca in the TCKR M4, as TC chases down a McLaren MP4-12C and then opens it up for a few hot laps.
The car is on TC Kline Double Adjustable Suspension and Apex Wheels with Hoosier R6 tires. Everything else is stock.
An M4 owner compares his F82 M4 and E36 M3 on the track. Check out the full review and impressions inside.
Here’s how they compare on paper:
E36 M3: 248 rwhp (S52), 3154 total weight w/ driver = 12.7 w/p ratio
Hankook Z214 C71 245/35/18, GC full race suspension, EBC yellow, stock rotors, half cage, Full containment OMP race seat, brake and oil coolers
F82 M4: 415 rwhp (S55), 3761 total weight w/ driver = 9.1 w/p ratio
Toyo R888 265/30/19 & 295/30/19, Carbotech XP 12/10
BIMMERPOST member and M4 owner Money2536 gives us the lowdown on his ownership experience after 1500 miles and compared to his Porsche 991 911.
Photos, videos and results from the M3 / M4 dyno shootout event held this past weekend at EAS.
The BMW M4 and i8 participate in Motor Trend’s World’s Greatest Drag Race 4, which contains all 10 contenders from Motor Trend’s 2014 Best Driver’s Car competition.
A HPDE track day review by an M4 owner.
Today I finally got the M4 out for a HPDE day. Pretty full day with a lot of neat cars. I was running solo in the advanced group with a 911S, a 911 Turbo, a Corvette ZR1, a Z06, a Grand Sport, a Porsche 944 dedicated track car, an Audi R8 (V8) and an Audi R8 that was heavily modified and pushing 1100HP
We were running 20 minute lapping sessions and I ended up getting … CONTINUED
Motor Trend has announced the results of its 2014 Best Driver’s Car, in which the BMW M4 placed 5th. First-Fourth place went to the Camaro Z/28 (1st), Alfa Romeo 4C (2nd), 911 Turbo S (3rd), Nissan GT-R Nismo (4th).
The editors had this to say about the M4 (see full review / results):
The M4 is the best-driving M Division product in years, easily eclipsing even the pretty dang great M6 Gran Coupe. This becomes especially true when it’s time to make the snot yellow coupe’s … CONTINUED
Mode Carbon shares with us this pictorial and review of the F80 M3 versus the C63 AMG Edition 507.
Pro driver Randy Pobst hot laps the 2015 BMW M4 around Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for Motor Trend’s 2014 Best Driver’s Car.
An M4 owner shares his VBOX performance results against his full-bolt-on E92 M3.
M4 0-60: 4.35
M4 60-130: 9.38
M4 1/4 Mile: 11.82 @ 122.3
M3 0-60: 4.23
M3 60-130: 10.13
M3 1/4 Mile: 11.95 @ 120.5
BMW M235i takes on the Opel Astra OPC and Subaru WRX STi.
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.
We’ve recently shown you spy photos of the BMW M2 front end styling under camouflage and the styling is said to be form-follows-function.
Here’s a look at how the prototype M2′s front end design compares to some recent M cars.
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.
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.
The high-tech futuristic hybrid BMW i8 goes up against the more traditional Porsche 911 Carrera S. Which will win? Results in video.