One of the BMW M4 Coupe’s biggest rivals in 2014 will be the upcoming Lexus RC-F Coupe, the first official photos of which have just been revealed.
While BMW has downsized the M3/M4 engine from the predecessor V8 to a bi-turbo inline 6 cylinder (425 HP / 406 LB-FT), Lexus has retained a V8 for the RC-F. The engine is said to be a higher power version of the 5 liter V8 from the IS-F, but outputting 480 HP @ 7300 RPM (up from 416 … CONTINUED
Our Hong Kong M135i members put together this aftermarket exhaust sound-off battle.
Here you can hear the stock vs M Performance vs Bastuck vs BCS vs Milltek exhausts.
We compare the upcoming 2015 F82 M4 against the predecessor E92 M3 coupe, from a styling and technical view.
We compare the upcoming 2015 F80 M3 against the predecessor E90 M3, from a styling and technical view.
Autoexpress compares the BMW M6 Gran Coupe versus the Audi RS7.
Only 3 months remain until the production BMW X4 (F26) is introduced to the world at the 2014 Geneva auto show, making it 11 months between the concept first debuted at the Shanghai auto show and the production debut next March.
Prototypes testing continues and we have some more photos to show you. Although the production X4 has already been caught undisguised recenty (photos), below are pics which also show the scale of the X4 compared to the X3, with which it shares a platform. … CONTINUED
Great comparison photo gallery of Estoril Blue M Sport models – the 4 Series against the 3 Series.
The 2015 Mustang has just been revealed and Ford has revealed that it was benchmarked against the E90/E92 M3 during development. Together with its new independent rear suspension, will the Mustang give the upcoming M4 coupe a run for its money? Or, does it already lag behind the upcoming M3 and M4 by virtue of having been benchmarked against a now discontinued model?
The M6 Coupe with Competition Package turns in an impressive performance in this head to head test against the 911 Turbo S, Nissan GT-R Black Edition and the R8 V10 Plus.
More real life looks at the F30 3 Series against the F32 4 Series Coupe.
Some more photos of the F22 2 Series Coupe / M235i.
This time we get a first look at it compared to the E46 3 Series, against which the 2 Series has often drawn a comparison.
We also see more of the M235i in Alpine White and Mineral Gray.
Auto Motor Und Sport recently had some studio time with the M235i Coupe and they took the opportunity to bring it together with the iconic 2002 Turbo for a photoshoot and comparison look.
What we’re looking at is a 1973 2002 Turbo powered by a 2 liter turbo 4 cylinder (the first turbocharged production car in Europe) with 170 HP and 180 LB-FT torque. The 2002 Turbo weighs just 2,381 pounds. 0-60 MPH took 6.9 seconds.
By contrast, the M235i features a 3 liter turbo 6 … CONTINUED
The all new 2014 Mercedes C-Class (W205) has been spied in its final production form, so it’s time to have a look at how it compares to its arch rival – the BMW F30 3 Series.
This F15 X5 suspension options chart helps clarify the difference between stock, DDC, Adaptive M, and the Dynamic Handling Package and also has the suspensions of some of the X5′s competition listed for comparison.
Note: This is a US specific chart.
428i owner picking up his new car found it parked next to a M235i Coupe.
Auto Bild stacks the 435i Coupe against the Audi S5 and Mercedes E400 coupes.
Video review and summary translation inside.
CAR Magazine pits the F10 M5 (standard, non-competition) against the Audi RS6 Avant.
On paper, the RS6 is a rocket. But consider this: the true test of a great driver
Watch the i3 drag race the E92 M3! Via businesscarmanager.com:
THE UK launch of the BMW i3 – call it the German take on the electric car – saw groups of journalists driving out to ex-F1 circuit Brands Hatch in a fleet of brand new i3s.
When we got there, we were unleashed on the track.
In an unexpected twist, BMW lined up professional instructors in a pair of V8-powered M3s, the idea being that we’d drag-race them from a standing start to 60mph, the classic … CONTINUED