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Bruce Lee is featured on BMW M4 GTS new water injection video advertisement

A new BMW commercial from China captures Bruce Lee’s striking words about the power of water. BMW has taken an excerpt from a 1972 interview by Pierre Berton for the advertisement where Lee talks about the water’s significance to flow and crash. The meaningful words he left were beautifully interpreted in a span of 1 minute and 5 seconds.

During the entire 1:05 minute commercial, the iconic martial artist was speaking his mind in the background while the video of the M4 GTS’ new water injection was being played in slow motion. In his exact words, Lee can be quoted as saying “empty your mind…be formless…shapeless …like water. If you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. If you put water in a bottle, it becomes the bottle. If you put it on a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Now water can flow on it…or it can crash”. The commercial ended with “be water, my friend” as Lee’s parting words. The idea may be entirely philosophical but it makes perfect sense in the automotive context.

The new water injection system on the BMW M4 GTS was actually derived from Bosch. It works by spraying adequate amount of water into the engine’s intake manifold to improve performance. The liquid evaporates and cools down the chamber letting the turbo run at higher boost. As a result, the 3.0-liter biturbo 6-cylinder engine produces up to 464 hp (368kW) and 442lb-ft (600Nm) of powerful torque. Once the 5.0-liter (1.3gal.) is totally consumed, the engine’s computer redials the power output until such time the tank is refilled. The water should take up to 2,896km (1,800 miles) between refills as estimated by BMW.

Read the entire article Bruce Lee is featured on BMW M4 GTS new water injection video advertisement

2018 BMW M4 CS shows up in Lime Rock Grey Metallic color

Here it comes, the much-awaited exclusive limited-run special-edition model of the new BMW M4. Filling the gap between the M4 Coupe with Competition Package and the track-focused BMW M4 GTS, the new 2018 BMW M4 CS is the latest of its successful M special editions.

This limited edition M4 model is powered by a 3.0-liter six-cylinder in-line engine, which thanks to the M TwinPower Turbo technology, could deliver 338 kW (460 hp) of max output at 6,250 rpm and 600 Nm (442 lb.-ft.) of peak torque available between 4,000 rpm and 5,380 rpm. Compared to the BMW M4 with Competition Package, the new M4 CS delivers more power with its additional 10 hp of output and 50 Nm (37 lb.-ft.) of torque.

With this level of power on hand, the new 2018 BMW M4 CS could dash from zero to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) in just 3.9 seconds, on the way to reaching an electronically limited top speed of 280 km/h (174 mph). Power is sent to the wheels from the engine -- as standard -- through a seven-speed M Double Clutch Transmission (M DCT) with Drivelogic.

Read the entire article 2018 BMW M4 CS shows up in Lime Rock Grey Metallic color

Track-ready 2018 BMW M4 GT4 has a starting price of 169,000 euros

German automaker BMW has recently announced that its most hardcore 4 Series, the 2018 BMW M4 GT4, can now be acquired, for a corresponding fee of course. The German automotive company primarily revealed plans for a GT4-spec M4 Coupe last year and recently after testing the vehicle over 12,00 miles, BMW confirmed that the hardcore M4 GT4 is ready.

A year has passed since BMW Motorsport revealed its specific plan in doing a GT4-spec M4 Coupe race car, and now the factory-built vehicle is being unveiled in full following the 20,000 km (12,472 miles) of gruelling tests.

Positioned between the M235i Racing and the M6 GT3 flagship vehicle, the upcoming M4 GT4 is considered as a mishmash of the regular road savvy M4 Coupe and the bulkier sold-out GTS version, all combined in a lighter vehicle. The inline 3.0 L turbocharged engine that can produce around 431hp and 7 speed dual-clutch automatic transmission have been solely based on the road version car and accustomed for the new track made application.

Read the entire article Track-ready 2018 BMW M4 GT4 has a starting price of 169,000 euros

For Sale in the UK: BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition (RHD)

An RHD (right hand drive) BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition has been listed to be for sale by Romans International, UK’s leading supercar dealership. The first owner of this rare BMW would have had to dish out about £135,000 in the UK. Production of this rare RHD DTM Champion Edition is limited to only 200 units.

BMW revealed the M4 DTM Champion Edition in October 2016 as it paid tribute to Marco Wittmann, BMW Motorsport Works Driver who won the championship title in the same year. In just 2 years since making his first championship win, Wittmann once again held the DTM driver’s title in the 2016 finale. Never before has BMW come out with a special edition model that is so closely related to motor racing.

Unlike the standard M4, the DTM Champion Edition gets an additional 51kW and 50Nm under the hood. As a result of this, the Champion Edition model boasts a zero-100kmh acceleration in just 3.8 seconds with top speed of up to 305 km/h.

Read the entire article For Sale in the UK: BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition (RHD)

Now, it is official. The BMW M4 CS (Club Sport) is the real thing. Since BMW has already ended the production of the track-focused M4 GTS, the M4 CS – for now – is the new top-of-the-range model of the BMW 4 Series. While BMW unveiled a BMW M4 CS in Spain a year ago, this was only a project of BMW Spain, and not created by BMW M GmbH.

This Spanish version was basically a BMW M4 with the Competition Package (M4 CP) with a massive carbon fiber wing on the rear. Then in January this year, a slightly camouflaged M4 test mule was spotted. We were sure it isn’t the M4 GTS, since its production has already ended. However, this test mule is laden with features from the M4 GTS like its bonnet. It also comes with some cosmetic tweaks from the recent Life Cycle Impulse of the BMW 4 Series.

Then, an M4 CS looking similar to the test mule in Sweden was seen doing a commercial shoot in California with BMW’s factory DTM driver Augusto Farfus Jr.  Apparently, this is the real M4 CS that BMW is now introducing officially to the global market.

Read the entire article 2018 BMW M4 CS debuts with 460 hp and 3.9-second 0-62 mph sprint time

Most of the car enthusiasts perceive the BMW M4 Cabrio as a posh sports car, but the brand never rests on its laurels and focuses instead on offering top performance.

Some vehicle owners like to keep their wheels in check but the individuals behind this open top car is determined to raise the sleek aesthetic by further modifying the automobile. There’s some disagreement on whether it’s working. The stock wheels of the M4 were replaced with blood red Vossen VPS 314T forged directional concave wheels, which gave the sports car a more rugged look.

When compared with the BMW M4 coupe, the roofless car weighs 250 kg (550 lbs) more and is not as fast or as dynamic. Nevertheless, just like its BMW M4 Coupe kin, the M4 Cabrio is powered by the ever impressive forced induction which powers its rear wheels. In place of the M3's convertible that is equipped with 4.0 liter V8, power for the M4 convertible comes with a 425 hp and 406 lb/ft of torque from 1,850 rpm all the way to 5,500 rpm. For its transmission, the variants include a 6 speed manual and a 7 speed dual clutch automatic.

Read the entire article BMW M4 Convertible rocks blood red Vossen wheels and looks amazing

If you could remember the first time that the F82 generation of the M4 was introduced by BMW in 2014 – the performance version of the 4 Series – it was wrapped in a beautiful yet sporty exterior color finish. Thus, as the BMW M4’s official launch color, Austin Yellow has been one of the most-sought color finishes simply because it appropriately matches the performance coupe’s dynamism and athleticism.

While Austin Yellow may have become one of the most sought and most common finishes for the BMW M4, it didn’t stop customers – even those seeking for something unique and bespoke – from opting for this hue.

Now, BMW Abu Dhabi Motors – the largest BMW dealership in the world – has managed to take a hold of this special kind of BMW M4 (F82) as wrapped in Austin Yellow exterior color. Well, the exterior color might be one of the most common exterior finishes for the BMW M4, but when combined and complemented by a number of specially made elements from M Performance, Austin Yellow stands out very well. These components are finished in gloss black and carbon fiber, both helping accentuate the sporty appearance of the BMW M4.

Read the entire article BMW Abu Dhabi Motors gets hold of Austin Yellow M4 with M Performance parts

The BMW M4 (F82) has been a favorite subject of modifications among many tuners as well as individual fans and enthusiasts. Wheels Boutique is joining this fray by implementing a couple of simple yet attention-grabbing tweaks on the BMW M4.

By itself, the BMW M4 is already good looking – solid yet dynamic. But Wheels Boutique customized the BMW M4 in a pretty straightforward manner. It wrapped the BMW M4 in a customized exterior paint finish called Silverstone Metallic II. This exterior paint finish may look like your typical shade of silver when viewed from afar or in pictures. However, when viewed closely on some particular angles, Silverstone Metallic II further accentuates not only the lines but also the curvy surfaces of the BMW M4 – thanks to its light blue hue. This is certainly true on the BMW M4’s character lines that flow down on both sides and its seemingly building front bonnet.

Of course – as its name indicates -- Wheels Boutique’s specialty is on vehicle rims. So, the main point of this customization is to show how grand Wheels Boutique’s wheel selection for the BMW M4 could be. For this particular BMW M4, Wheels Boutique decided to employ a set of HRE P101 wheels finished in matte black.

Read the entire article BMW M4 gets stunning makeover from Wheels Boutique

Who would not want a matching sports car and a super bike? Oh, and a matching watch to complete the package! In celebration of BMW’s partnership with Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours, the French and Bavarian companies put together a special deal dubbed the M4 Competition Package. It is set to be offered this spring and costs a whopping €180,000 (or around $190,100). Being stylish doesn’t come cheap nowadays.

So the Competition Package comes with a special edition M4 Magny-Cours Edition. Its exterior is painted all white, accented with its signature red, blue, and black (typical M colour) stripes that run on the sides of the car. It comes with a rear wing and front lip made of carbon fiber, and the best part – a set of 20 inch multi-spoke alloy wheels (this is probably my favourite feature). Sounds very much like another outstanding lightweight car fitted with plenty of goodies. There’s everything to like about this offering.

Just like the standard BMW M4, it is provided with a 3.0 liter inline-six turbocharged engine under its hood, producing 450 horsepower (336 kilowatts) to the rear wheels. In just four seconds, it can speed up to 62 miles per hour from a standstill (0-100 kilometers per hour). But that’s only for the variant that comes equipped with the seven-speed dual clutch transmission, which is optional.

Read the entire article Special edition BMW M4 Magny-Cours comes with matching motorcycle, watch

Will there be a BMW M4 CS? Apparently, there is a Club Sport version of the BMWM4 after it was sighted in California doing a shoot for a new commercial ad, courtesy of a member of the Bimmer Post forum.

People may be wondering if this is the same vehicle that was unveiled nearly a year ago in Spain. No, it isn’t. Yes, BMW did unfurl a BMW M4 CS in Spain but it wasn’t what we expected. As members of the Bimmer Post forum pointed out, the Spanish BMW M4 CS was only a project of BMW Spain, and it was not created by BMW M GmbH. The guys from the forum also noted that Spanish BMW M4 CS was basically a BMW M4 with the Competition Package (M4 CP) with a massive carbon fiber wing on the rear. Sorry to burst your M4 CS bubbles.

As far as we know, BMW only produced only 803 units of the M4 GTS, which is considered as its meanest and fastest sports car. Essentially a power-up evolution of the M4 coupe, the BMW M4 GTS is one of BMW’s most track-ready cars, thanks to the M technologies applied on its powertrain, chassis and lightweight construction. Sporting an iconic CS moniker, the M4 CS is basically a toned down and “civilized” version of the GTS, serving as a middle child between the standard M4 and the M4 GTS. This is basically why the M4 CS should possess a number of features and elements from the M4 GTS. However, as a civilized version, the M4 CS won’t be as powerful and as extreme as the M4 GTS.

Read the entire article New BMW M4 CS is spotted in a commercial shoot with Augusto Farfus in California

Some customers are difficult to satisfy. There have been instances when customers would opt for a more powerful version of a vehicle. Thus, it would be quite logical to say that one of the primary motives why some customers prefer the BMW M4 over a typical BMW 4 Series Coupe is the power of the car. There is certainly a huge gap in the power levels between the M4 and a regular 4 Series. Customers with a taste for performance are likely to grab the BMW M4.

German tuner Cam-Shaft, however, could also say that there is quite a difference between the potential of its tuned BMW M4 and the power of a regular M4. Cam-Shaft is offering a program that could raise further the power levels of the current M4. As it is, the M4 is powered by a 6.3-liter inline-six engine that is lighter by around 10 kilograms than its predecessors like the V8, although it features similar power levels.

This inline-six is capable of delivering up to 425 hp (431 PS) of max output available between 5,500 rpm and 7,300 rpm, as well as 406 lb.-ft. (550 Nm) of peak torque available between 1,850 rpm and 5,500 rpm. At this level, the BMW could dash from zero to 60 mph in 4.1 seconds via a standard six-speed manual transmission (3.9 seconds with M-DCT transmission).

Read the entire article Cam-Shaft tweaks BMW M4’s power levels

As expected, four years after the current generation of the BMW 4 Series was introduced in 2013 with the BMW 4 Series Coupe, the German premium carmaker is implementing a Life Cycle Impulse.

This is also known as a mid-cycle refresh. BMW gave the 3 Series an FCI in 2016, and this year it is the turn of the 4 Series.

What is good about this mid-cycle update is the fact that BMW is refreshing not only one model of the 4 Series, but all of them. BMW has revised the 4 Series Coupe, 4 Series Convertible, 4 Series Gran Coupe and the M4 for the 2017 model year.

Read the entire article BMW 4 Series undergoes mid-cycle facelift for the 2017 model year

It may not look very sporty but this new BMW M4 (F82) wrapped in Sakhir Orange exterior color with golden rims sure is dynamic and elegantly gorgeous.

Sakhir Orange is one of several colors included in the standard palette for the M4. In fact, it is also available for other offerings of the BMW M family, like the M3, the M5 and the M6. Since its introduction, Sakhir Orange has been among the favorite finishes for the M4, whether stock or laden with aftermarket parts. This shade of orange has always given the BMW M4 an elegantly standout appearance whether on a standstill or on the move.

Such is the case of this new BMW M4. Perhaps after looking at other M4 units wrapped in Sakhir Orange and dressed in various aftermarket parts, the owner of this M4 got some ideas running through his or her head on how to proceed with the transformation of his/her own sports coupe. All its owner must do is to get the right aftermarket parts, install them and provide the necessary modifications.

Read the entire article We can't take our eyes off this BMW M4 with a Sakhir Orange finish and Bronze Gold wheels

BMW recently held its year-end celebration in Munich, Germany. The same motorsport event had on display the upcoming BMW M4 GT4. It was then wrapped in camouflage to conceal its design but an official image was also released afterwards.

BMW’s new racecar will take part in the “24 Hours of Dubai “ slated on January 2018. It will be tested extensively starting next month in preparation for its official racing debut. Deliveries are expected to begin around third or fourth quarter next year.

The M4 GT4 Coupe would be the next in line to BMW’s M235i Racing model. The entry-level racecar was first introduced in 2014 and has at least 170 examples built.

Read the entire article BMW released official photos of its M4 GT4 race car

BMW has officially ended the production cycle for what is considered as its meanest and fastest sports car – the BMW M4 GTS. Basically a power-up evolution of the BMW M4 coupe, the BMW M4 GTS is one of the premium carmaker’s most track-ready cars, thanks to M technologies applied on its powertrain, chassis and lightweight construction front.

In an announcement in April 2016, BMW said it was launching the BMW M4 GTS limited to 700 units to celebrate the 30th year of the BMW M3. So, many believed that the final number of produced BMW M4 GTS available to customers around the world would be no more than 700 units. However, in the latest development, it turns out that the German company has produced a total of 830 units, and that includes 21 pre-production examples, six press vehicles and 803 customer cars. This information is derived from the actual VINs (vehicle identification number) of the produced BMW M4 GTS.

These 803 examples of the BMW M4 GTS include 278 left-hand drive units for Europe, 120 right-hand drive cars for Europe and 405 examples bound for North America (United States and Canada). The last GTS that came out from BMW’s assembly facilities – on November 29, 2016 -- is a model for North America, wrapped in Black Sapphire exterior color. Originally, BMW had planned for 700 units of the BMW M4 GTS, with 300 cars to the US, 80 examples to Germany and 50 models to Canada. But with the final count tagged at 803 units, the German premium carmaker has sure overshoot its production target for the BMW M4 GTS. This might have something to do with the law of supply and demand.

Read the entire article Production has ended for BMW M4 GTS, 803rd unit is the last to roll out of assembly plant

For those who already own a high capable car, changes are often unnecessary. However it appears that for Carbonfiber Dynamics (CFD), there will always be room for improvement especially with the BMW M4R. The name is not the only new thing as the model indeed underwent many upgrades. One could say that the BMW M4R is a good example of a car with not only carbon-fiber sculpted parts but also contains high-end aftermarket components.

In terms of design, the M4R has a carbon-fiber suit made in Japan and is composed of a diffuser, Varis side skirts, MTC Design bonnet, and front bumper sporting a 3D design.

A rear wing has been added which can help provide that needed downforce especially when running at high speeds. Rounding off the design package is the Revowrap GT4-style wrapping and the 56°NORD carbon roof box. The former of which has been tested running at speeds going as high as 300 km/h.

Read the entire article Carbonfiber Dynamics boosts output of BMW M4R to 700hp

Those familiar with racing know that Marco Wittmann’s win during the 2016 Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters held last May was noteworthy as it was his second title in four seasons. In the middle of November, particularly the 18th, it was revealed that Wittmann was in Munich to receive his very own BMW M4 Coupe that was fitted with the complete BMW M Performance Parts package.

Prior to being given his Java Green model, Wittmann was first given a detailed picture of the different parts equipped inside. He was even given the chance to experience what it meant to be behind the wheel of this excellent model on the same day.

With regards to improvement done, Wittmann revealed that his top choices include the spoiler in the rear as well as the diffuser made of carbon. Also included are the attachments on the side panel and the grille slats in the front that come in high-gloss black. The interior is just as excellent with the pedal pads and the gear selector trim. With the door sills being lighted with LEDs, the interior becomes a bit more special. Overall, the M Performance accessory lineup was made with motorsport knowledge in mind. In addition, it matches the respective models and can be used to meet personal needs.

Read the entire article DTM Titleholder Marco Wittmann is given the keys to his very own BMW M4 Coupe

Automakers have been religiously upgrading current models and experimenting on various combinations to formulate a perfect vehicle for customers. Then there are the aftermarket tuning companies ready to save the day just in case we want something more than what’s in store.

The BMW M4 for instance has been subject to various extensive aftermarket alterations, from visual to performance-oriented upgrades. There are a few satisfying customizations but a particular M4 has been drawing a lot of attention lately.

M4 that we are referring to is a tuned BMW M4 GTS. Aside from the water injection system developed by Bosch, this particular M4 is exceptional because of its pleasing appearance. On top of its already special Yas Marina blue paintjob, this particular M4 comes with a special matte wrap. It effectively draws attention by maintaining its eye-catching standard color but with enough hint of spice to bring out improved road presence which sets it apart from any ordinary M4 GTS – if there is an “ordinary” M4 GTS, by the way.

Read the entire article BMW M4 GTS is even more stunning with Yas Marina blue wrap, big rear wing

Just like in the fashion industry, we need to get a dose of “eye candy” on the road from the latest automotive concepts and designs of the season. That includes the newest set of wheels to ever hit the “runways”. It only goes to show how you can get more creative with your car to make those long road trips less boring. There are many ways to do this. You can change the colour of your car or add a load of car accessories to match and yet, nothing can beat the feeling of getting a new set wheels.

Ask any BMW car collector what their preferred set of wheels are and he or she would probably mention this brand. After all, Brixton Forged Wheels are “tailor-made, never boring and always original”. Traditional wheel companies are often set by limits but not in the case of Brixton.

The Austin Yellow BMW M4 is the latest to come with the famous Brixton Forged wheels. This particular set of wheels is from the R10D Targa Series. Brixton’s selection of wheels is made perfectly for the BMW’s athletic stance. Since the M models are known for its driving dynamics (particularly the M4’s and M3’s), the Brixton Forged R10D Targa Series has found another perfect match.

Read the entire article BMW M4 in Austin Yellow looks amazing with Brixton R10D forged alloy wheels

Chicago-based tuning shop IND Distribution would not let its expertise in tuning BMW cars go unnoticed as it joins the 2016 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Leveraging its knowledge of BMW cars, IND is showcasing two elegantly stunning projects based on the new BMW M2 and the new BMW M4 Coupe.

According to IND, its M2 build was meant to complement the M4 Coupe while presenting some of its newly developed parts and components. In addition, the SEMA projects are also IND’s tribute to BMW’s factory-built racing program. In these new projects for the 2016 SEMA Show, IND teamed up with BBS and Rays Engineering/Advan to ensure that its versions of the new M2 and M4 Coupe successfully become a reality. Likewise, IND tapped the services of Brembo, Eventuri, Eisenmann, KW and RKP while infusing its own solutions to come with the most desirable setup for the SEMA show-bound M2 and M4 Coupe.

The M2 build makes use of the newly designed GT kit from Brembo. This kit enhances the braking system’s thermal capacity by employing a more rigid caliper, larger swept pad area and thicker brake disc. The build also features an air intake system from Eventuri that provides the signature Eventuri intake roar. This intake system is complemented by a prototype M2 exhaust system from Eisenmann that is designed to give off different audio tracks when the valve is opened or closed.

Read the entire article IND Distribution showcases its own BMW M2 and M4 builds at 2016 SEMA Show
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