The sedan and coupe performance models that we know best from BMW are the M3 and M4 and they are coming hard with some amazing upgrades.
The M3 has been called the Ultimate Driving Machine and is the sedan that can carve up a track while taking your kids to school. The M4 has been the sleeker, longer, and sportier version that brings the style that you love to experience when it’s time for a night out after some fast laps at the track.
Big Power Coming to these BMW Models
Both M-cars are made to give you the power you want when behind the wheel. These two cars will make use of a powerful six-cylinder engine that pushes the power to the rear wheels through a six-speed manual transmission. If you were to choose one of the Competition models of these two, you’ll have 503 horsepower to give you the fun you want and the power you can’t get anywhere else.
Polarizing Looks in the M3 and M4
Both of these cars show up with what is best described as a controversial front grille. While we still see the basic twin-kidney shape, the grille takes up the entire height of the front of the car, bringing more air into the performance engine area. Whether you like the grille or not, you’ll appreciate the use of it and the looks of these cars when you take either one for a drive.
Find the Right Mechanical Setup for Your BMW M3 or M4
The engine offered for both the regular BMW M3 and M4 models as well as the Competition model is the S58 inline-six. Standard versions will give you 473 horsepower, which could be the right number for you. The transmission choices will be either a manual six-speed model or an automatic eight-speed version. The Competition models give you the 503 horsepower mentioned previously while returning 479 lb.-ft. of torque. Automatic models give you carbon-fiber shift paddles and the Competition models give you the option for unique wheels with 18-inch models up front and 19-inch versions in the rear.
RWD to Start With; AWD Coming Later
When you first see the Competition models of the M3 or M4, you’ll only have RWD as the drive setup. In the summer, you’ll see AWD versions offered, which means if you want to have this feature in your M3 or M4, you’ll have to wait a few more months to have the drive you’re looking for.
Excellent Performance for the BMW M3 and M4 Models
Standard models of these two BMW cars allow you to reach sixty mph in 4.1 seconds. If you choose a Competition model, you’ll reduce that time to 3.8 seconds. The top speed of the standard versions is 155 mph with the higher performance models reaching 180 mph as the top speed.
Look around at these two new versions of the M-cars that you love and see the vast level of sportiness and performance offered. Will you drive home on the BMW M3 or M4? The choice is yours, but these cars are both made to put a big smile on your face when you’re on the road.