The new 2014 BMW M3 and the M4 have finally made their public debut at the North America International Auto Show at Detroit and here are all the pics and details of the new cars.
Here’s the 2014 BMW M4 Presentation Video:
Powering both the new Bimmers is an inline-six TwinPower Turbocharged 3.0-liter engine that has a max power of 431 HP and a peak torque of 550 Nm. On being compared to the outgoing model, the new gen M3 is 25 percent more fuel efficient and around 80 kg (176 lbs) lighter. BMW claims that the new cars will have a fuel efficiency of 26.7 mpg in US cycle with the manual and 28.3 mpg US with the DCT.
For the new M cars, the engineers at Bavarian auto maker have reworked the MacPherson strut front and multi-link rear suspension by using lightweight components. These help in reducing unsprung masses and increasing rigidity. Both the two new cars ride on 18-inch alloy wheels that come shod with 255/40 front and 275/40 rear tires.
Both cars are capable of dismissing 62 mph from standstill in 4.1 seconds when fitted the optional 7-speed M DCT. Even with the standard six speed manual gearbox. they take just 4.3 seconds. Top speed is restricted to 155 mph (250 kmph). However, opting for the M Driver’s Package raises it to 174 mph (280 kmph).
The new BMW M3 Sedan will be manufactured in Regensburg, while the M4 Coupe will be assembled in Munich. Both cars will make their public debut next month at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
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