Few days ago we revealed you the 2014 BMW M4 Coupe but for those who want to drive it the car is already available… sort of! If you are a fan of the recently released Gran Turismo 6 video game, the BMW M4 Coupe is available in virtual form, before the car goes on sale during 2014. According to the official press release, the BMW M4 Coupe will be available on GT6 for two weeks, until 26 December 2012 in a unique Seasonal Event.
The BMW M4 Coupe Superlap challenge will take place on the Nurburgring Grand Prix circuit and will give players the opportunity to buy or rent the car to complete the event. A camouflaged version of the real BMW M4 Coupe was a mystery guest at the recent spectacular Gran Turismo 6 launch event at Ronda in southern Spain.
For those who don’t know, the BMW M4 Coupe made its official debut together with the 2014 M3 Sedan and it is powered by a 3.0-liter high-revving six-cylinder in-line engine with M TwinPower Turbo technology rated at 431 hp and 550 Nm (406 lb-ft) of torque.
With these numbers, the BMW M4 Coupe sprints from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.1 seconds and has a top speed electronically limited at 250 km/h or 155 mph.
Fuel consumption remains low: only 8.3 l/100 km (34 mpg). Making such an iconic model available "in-game" before its market launch reflects the mutual respect between BMW and Polyphony.
The design of the all-new BMW M3 Sedan and all-new BMW M4 Coupe evokes a dazzling style that complements the excellent performance capability and remarkable handling qualities of the two new models. The first-class performance of the BMW M3 Sedan and BMW M4 Coupe ought to be clear at first look. Indeed, the exterior design of the brand-new BMW M3 and BMW M4 has a visual effect that hoists the BMW M design language to a revolutionary level of expression, accentuated by a purposeful character, emotional appeal and dynamic verve.
The front end: the powerfully expressive face of BMW M.
Seen from the front, the BMW M3 Sedan and BMW M4 Coupe are prominent with their robust contours and a strongly outlined three-dimensionality, which gives them a potent, dramatic appearance. Characteristic design components leave no uncertainty that these vehicles are the work of BMW M.
There is the innovative take on the twin fog headlight arrangement (with optional LED innovation), for instance, not to mention the distinguishable twin-bar kidney grille with black painted grille bars - which mirror the design of the iconic BMW M double-spoke wheels and carry the M logo - and the potently designed front apron with its trio of huge intakes providing cooling air to the high-performance engine and brakes.
Among the other trademark BMW M design highlights on display is the iconic power dome on the bonnet, which hints at the capability of the sturdy M TwinPower Turbo engine and makes space for the intercooler. What's more, the stunning exterior mirrors - with their suggested twin-stalk mounts - likewise begs for attention, their design enhancing the aerodynamics of the fresh BMW M3 Sedan and BMW M4 Coupe.