2014 BMW M4 Coupe - Nurburgring Lap 7:52
BMW has officially unveiled the lap time around Nurburgring of the all-new M4 Coupe. The sports car is able to cover the 20.81 km course in just 7 minutes and 52 seconds, which is an impressive 13 seconds faster than its predecessor (E92 M3).
2014 BMW M4 Coupe is powered by a a 3.0 liter TwinPower Turbo Inline six-cylinder – 431HP (317 kW) at 5,500RPM and 550Nm (406 lb-ft) at 1,850RPM. The engine is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox as standard. 0-100 km/h in 4.3 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph) or an optional 280 km/h (174 mph). The acceleration is even better, when fitted with the optional 7-speed ///M DCT – 4.1 seconds to 100 km/h. The new M3 and M4 are able to cover 100 km with just 8.8 liters of fuel in the combined cycle with the manual transmission and 8.3 liter with the DCT.
Other highlights include a modified MacPherson strut front and multi-link rear suspension by using lightweight components. Both cars ride 18" alloy wheels fitted with 255/40 R18 front and 275/40 R18 rear tires, while there is a set of 19" rims available as an option.The manufacturer will also offer ///M carbon ceramic brake system.
The new M4 is not only lighter, but is more powerful than M3 E92. The car is superbly balanced and it is a real fun to drive.
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