BMW has successfully launched the all-new M4 Competition in the Indian automobile market. The new generation M4 came out in the international markets 2 years ago. The powerful Beemer has made its way to our shores now. This competition edition M4 gets an inline-6 gasoline engine and an all-wheel-drive setup. We’ll take a closer look at the all-new BMW M4 Competition. 

BMW M4 Competition: Exterior Styling

When the car first came out the exterior styling caught most of the attention with different opinions on the large kidney grille on the front. However, the car looks sporty and aggressive from all profiles.

The large vertical kidney grille with horizontal slats dominates the front fascia. A pair of sleek adaptive LED headlamps with laser lights make the car look even more aggressive. Moreover, the front bumper gets new styling with a sharply sculpted form and large air intake. Also, the bonnet gets two racing stripe-like dents that continue down to the grille. The main highlights of the side profile are, the sloping coupe roofline, and black 19-inch or 20-inch alloy wheels.

At the rear, the car comes with a boot-mounted spoiler and a dashingly sculpted rear bumper, and a multi-channel diffuser. Other highlights include two round tailpipes on either side of the diffuser and sleek LED tail lamps. Furthermore, the M4 Competition gets a lightweight carbon-fibre-reinforced plastic roof and a wheelbase of 2,857mm which is 45mm longer than the previous model.

BMW M4 Competition: Interior and Tech

The cabin styling is similar to the standard 4-series. However, BMW has added a few M specific details with carbon fibre trims, new M Sport seats, and an M Sport steering wheel. Moreover, the 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster and 10.25-inch infotainment system get M-specific graphics and features.

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The interior is in an all-black theme with Merino leather with multiple upholstery and trims options. Customers can also opt for extras such as the Driving Assistant Professional package, M compound brakes, BMW display key, gesture control, exterior carbon fibre package, BMW drive recorder, M racetrack package, etc. Other interior features include 16-speaker Harman-Kardon audio system, 3-zone automatic climate control, ambient lighting, head-up display, powered front seats, wireless charging, and more. 

Furthermore, safety features include 6 airbags, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), ABS, Cornering Brake Control (CBC), Parking assist, driving assist etc. 

Powertrain

Under the hood, the M4 Competition gets its power from a 3.0-litre, straight-six petrol twin-turbo engine. This motor can churn out 510hp and 650Nm of peak torque. The engine integrates into an 8-speed torque-converter automatic gearbox. This is the first  M4  with an all-wheel-drive drivetrain setup. The M4 Competition can sprint from 0-100 kmph sprint just 3.5 seconds and has a top speed of 250kph. 

The BMW M4 comes to India through the Completely Built Unit (CBU) route. The M4 Competition is priced at ₹1.44 crore (ex-showroom). The car has only one rival in its category the Audi RS5 Sportback which comes priced at ₹1.07 crores.

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