The M4 Competition without a roof

The M4 Competition without a roof

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BMW unveiled the next-generation M3 sports sedan and M4 coupe last fall, and now it’s the turn of the M4 Competition Convertible. The car turned out to be much more powerful than its predecessor and for the first time got all-wheel drive.

The new BMW M4 Competition Convertible is equipped with a 3.0-liter six-cylinder in-line gasoline engine with two turbines, developing 510 hp. and 650 Nm of torque, which is 60 forces and 100 Nm more than in the previous generation convertible.

The engine works in conjunction with an 8-speed automatic transmission and an xDrive all-wheel drive system with three operating modes: 4WD, 4WD Sport and 2WD. In the latter case, traction is transferred to the rear axle, as in classic sports cars.

BMW M4 Competition Convertible is capable of gaining the first “hundred” in 3.7 seconds, and its maximum speed is forcibly limited to 250 km per hour. With the optional M Driver’s Package, the electronic collar is traditionally moved to 280 km per hour.

The convertible has a soft top that folds or unfolds in 18 seconds. at speeds up to 50 km per hour. The automaker noted that the design has a number of advanced solutions in the field of noise insulation, so “the level of sound and thermal comfort turned out to be significantly higher compared to other classic convertibles with a soft roof.”

As in the case of the coupe, the main external feature of the BMW M4 Competition Convertible is the huge “nostrils” of the radiator grille. In addition, the sports car received aerodynamic exterior mirror housings, an aggressive body kit, as well as 19 and 20-inch wheels.

A 12.3-inch virtual instrument cluster and infotainment complex with a 10.25-inch display appeared in the cabin.

While BMW has presented a convertible in the specification for the North American market, where sales of new items will start in October this year. Prices for the M4 Competition Convertible start at $ 86,300.

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