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Brand New BMW M4 M4 2dr DCT

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From £68,700
£2499 deposit
£699 per month
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Standard specification

Driver Convenience

BMW service historyBrake pad wear indicator warning light
Check Control warning system for monitoring of lights and door/luggage compartment open warningCondition based service
Controller and Control Display+8.8" monitorCruise control with brake function
Electric Power Steering (EPS) with ServotronicEnhanced bluetooth with wireless charging
iDrive touch controller with shortcut buttonsInstrument cluster with speedometer with miles per hour read out, tachometer and fuel gauge
Integrated owner's handbookLights on warning by audio warning signal when ignition is switched off
M drive manager for individual set upOil temperature gauge
On-Board Computer (OBC) comprising: average speed, average and current fuel consumption, and range, outside temperature display with acoustic warningOptimum shift indicator
Service interval indicatorWireless charging cradle in front centre armrest storage compartment

Entertainment

8 programmable favourite buttonsAuxiliary point for auxiliary devices
BMW professional radio/CD/MP3DAB Digital radio
Electronic service bookletWi-Fi hot spot

Exterior Features

Air breatherAuto dimming rear view mirror
Body colour bumpersBody colour door handles
Body colour door mirrorsBody colour roof mouldings
Chrome exhaust tailpipeChrome kidney grille with black vertical slats
Daytime running lightsDirection indicator, side repeaters, integrated in exterior mirrors
Door sill finishersDynamic brake lights
Electric adjustable heated door mirrorsElectric front and rear windows with fingertip open/close + anti-trap facility and comfort closing
Exterior mirrors - electrically folding with anti-dazzleFollow me home headlights
Green tinted heat insulating glassHeadlight beam throw control
Heated windscreen washer jetsHigh gloss shadow line
High level third brake lightIlluminated M badge and model name with black high-gloss surround
LED direction indicator lensesLED eyebrow light
Rain sensor including auto headlights activationRetractable hard top
Two part LED tailights in L-shape with components in smoked glass, brake light, LED turn indicator and rear fog lightTwo speed adjustable intervals windscreen wipers
Visible VIN plate 

Interior Features

12V sockets in front centre console and passenger footwell3 spoke leather M sport multifunction sports steering wheel
4 grab handlesAnthracite headlining
Armrest front sliding with folding storage compartmentDriver + passenger electric lumbar support
Driver and front passenger seat heatingDual zone climate control
Electrically adjustable front seats - driver seat with memoryFront and rear bottle holders integrated into door trim storage compartments
Front and rear side armrest integrated into door trimFront interior light
Front seat backrest width adjustmentFull black panel display
Gearshift lever with M designationGlovebox with lid
Integrated rear head restraintsISOFIX child seat preparation+airbag deactivation
Lashing eyelets in bootLeather gear and handbrake lever
Luggage compartment lightingM specific rear seats with two integrated headrests and one removable centre headrest
M specific running gearM specific seats for driver and passenger lightweight construction with integrated headrests
Reach + rake adjustable steering columnStorage compartment behind rear seat
Storage compartment in rear centre consoleStorage compartment in rear doors
Storage tray in left luggage compartmentSunvisors with illuminated vanity mirrors and ticket pocket
Toolkit located in luggage compartmentTwo front cupholders with removable oddments tray/lid
Velour floormatsWelcome lighting

Packs

Extended lights package - M SeriesMedia pack - Professional - M4

Safety

ABS/EBDAutomatic Stability Control (ASC)
Battery safety cut-offBrake assist
Brake dryingBrake energy regeneration
Braking pre-tensioningCBC - (Cornering brake control)
Childproof rear door locksCompound brake discs - inner vented
Crash Sensor - activates hazard/interior lighting + unlocks doorsDriver/Front Passenger airbags
DSC+Dynamic brake control
Dynamic Traction Control - DTCESP
Front passenger airbag deactivationFront side airbags
Hill start assistM dynamic mode
Roll over protectionSeat belt security check for driver
Side impact protectionThree point seat belts on all seats, front pyrotechnic belt tensioners and belt force limiter, rear coaded belt buckles
Twin hornsTyre pressure monitor
Warning triangle and first aid kit 

Security

Automatic drive away locking facilityCentral locking switch for all doors, fuel filler cap and luggage compartment
Electronic immobiliserKeyless Start
Remote central lockingRemote control including integrated key with inset in chrome two
Remote control Thatcham category 1 alarmStart/stop button with Comfort Go keyless engine start and auto Start/stop deactivation button

Technical

Adaptive M Sport suspensionAluminium front suspension
Five link rear suspensionM differential lock

Wheels

M mobility system (flat-tyre repair system)
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Emissions - ICE

CO0.14CO2 (g/km)217
HC0.036Noise Level dB(A)74
NOx0.036Particles0.0004
Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Comb - Max230
WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Comb - Min229WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Extra High - Max223
WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Extra High - Min222WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - High - Max198
WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - High - Min197WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Low - Max326
WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Low - Min324WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Medium - Max228
WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Medium - Min226 

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC2979Compression Ratio10.2:1
Cylinder LayoutIN-LINECylinders6
Cylinders - Bore (mm)84Cylinders - Stroke (mm)89.6
Engine CodeS55B30T0Engine LayoutNORTH SOUTH
Fuel DeliveryTWIN TURBOGears7 SPEED
Number of Valves24TransmissionSEMI-AUTO

Fuel Consumption - ICE

EC Combined (mpg)32.5EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrue
EC Extra Urban (mpg)39.8EC Urban (mpg)24.6
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb - Max10.1WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb - Min10.1
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Extra High - Max9.8WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Extra High - Min9.8
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - High - Max8.7WLTP - FC (l/100km) - High - Min8.6
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Low - Max14.3WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Low - Min14.3
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Medium - Max10WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Medium - Min10
WLTP - MPG - Comb - Max28WLTP - MPG - Comb - Min28
WLTP - MPG - Extra High - Max28.8WLTP - MPG - Extra High - Min28.8
WLTP - MPG - High - Max32.5WLTP - MPG - High - Min32.8
WLTP - MPG - Low - Max19.8WLTP - MPG - Low - Min19.8
WLTP - MPG - Medium - Max28.2WLTP - MPG - Medium - Min28.2

General

Badge Engine CC3.0Badge Power431
Coin SeriesM4Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0744E
Manufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years6Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3
Service Interval Frequency - Months24Service Interval Mileage18000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage999999Standard manufacturers warranty - Years3
Vehicle Homologation ClassM1 

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)4.4Engine Power - BHP431
Engine Power - KW317Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Power - RPM5550Engine Torque - LBS.FT406
Engine Torque - MKG56.1Engine Torque - NM550
Engine Torque - RPM2350Top Speed156

Test Cycles

Emissions Test CycleNEDC Correlated 

Tyres

Alloys?TrueTyre Size Front225/35 R19
Tyre Size Rear275/35 R19Tyre Size SpareTYRE REPAIR KIT
Wheel StyleM DOUBLE SPOKE STYLE 437Wheel Type19" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1386Length4671
Wheelbase2812Width1870
Width (including mirrors)2014 

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)60Gross Vehicle Weight2250
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)220Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)370
Max. Loading Weight435Minimum Kerbweight1815
No. of Seats4Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb12.2
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

BMW M4 Convertible

BMW's M4 Convertible combines virtual supercar pace with a sleeker look and feel. What's not to like? Jonathan Crouch reports.

Ten Second Review

The BMW M4 Convertible delivers. With at least 431bhp from an inline turbo six, you now get much better economy and emissions, a more talented chassis, less weight, more performance and better value. Plus there's a 'Competition Pack' option that adds extra attitude and boosts power to 450bhp. Overall then, it sems that plenty of progress has been made here.

Background

If you and the BMW M4 Convertible are going to get along, you first need to make a pact. This involves ditching any lingering resentment over what has happened to the M badge. You might remember it with faintly rose-tinted spectacles as something that once adorned refugees from the race track and lightweight homologation specials rather than overweight SUVs and crossovers. In truth, BMW was fairly liberal with the badge even back then, attaching it to a convertible version of the hallowed E30 3 Series. Accept that it doesn't mean 'Motorsport' any longer and instead just denotes the fastest models in BMW's line-up and you should find no point of principle coming between you and the latest M4 Convertible. Only the most determined BMW devotee is going to come across as in some way affronted by a car this potent, which packs 431bhp in its standard guise or as much as 450bhp in more focused 'Competition Pack' form. It's a model that has shed 60kg compared to its 3 Series predecessor. This is progress and progress is looking extremely good.

Driving Experience

Before car manufacturers got a bit better at it, lopping the roof off a coupe would turn the resultant convertible into a bit of a wobbler. It's basic physics. Take the lid off a shoe box, for example, and it flexes and warps. Latterly, car makers understand chassis rigidity a whole lot more and now know where to put high-tensile materials and where they can get away with lightweight parts. As a result, this M4 Convertible is 60kg lighter than its 3 Series predecessor and thanks to parts like the carbon fibre engine strut brace, offers decent body rigidity. Power comes courtesy of a twin turbo 3.0-litre straight-six which does its best work from just 1,800rpm, offering it a huge advantage in real world driveability. Peak power is rated at 431bhp in the standard model, with a massive 550Nm of torque available, an increase of some 40 per cent over its predecessor. The sprint to 62mph takes just 4.2 seconds with the dual-clutch gearbox, beating the six-speed manual to the benchmark by 0.2 seconds. There's also an Active M Differential to help improve traction and an M Dynamic Mode in the stability control software, which allows owners a degree of slip angle without turning the safety net off completely. The steering is an electromechanical set-up featuring three modes: Comfort, Sport and Sport+. We'd want to look at the optional 'Competition Package' which, as well as the 19bhp power hike to 450bhp, also includes Adaptive M Suspension extensively tuned to the enhanced performance and handling. With this option, you additionally get revised springs, dampers and anti-roll bars, along with reconfigured driving modes.

Design and Build

The 4 Series Convertible is a good-looking car but in M4 guise is an even more purposeful affair. Signature M design features include a power dome in the bonnet, a sculpted front apron with triple air intake and a black double-slat kidney grille. There are 19-inch M double-spoke light alloy wheels, flared front and rear wheel arches, M side gills and Air Breathers behind the front wheels, plus polished slanting quad exhaust tailpipes. With the 'Competition Pack', you get exclusive forged, machine-polished, weight and rigidity-optimised 20-inch M alloy wheels with exclusive multi-spoke M styling and mixed tyres (265/30 R20's at the front and 285/30 R20's at the rear). The three-part metal roof provides significantly improved noise insulation compaed to the old 3 Series Convertible set-up and folds down in just 20 seconds. BMW have also cribbed Mercedes' Air Scarf front seat-mounted neck warmer, in this case calling it 'Air Collar'. There are a number of practical features like the boot loading aid which raises the folded roof cassette when it's stowed in the boot to give owners access to their belongings in just 6 seconds. The luggage capacity has also increased to 370-litres when the roof is closed and 220-litres when it's stowed. The cabin gets electrically-adjustable and heated leather M seats, an M steering wheel, chrome trim and three-colour M stitching. With the 'Competition Package' you get special lightweight M sports seats and seatbelts with woven-in BMW M stripes.

Market and Model

Here's the part where we proceed to tell you that this BMW represents a bargain at just over £61,000. But really, it does. When the original E30 M3 Convertible went on sale in 1988, it wasn't a cheap car. Adjusted for inflation today, that model would cost over £70,000. That bought you 215bhp worth of power, got you 30 miles per gallon on a good day and not too much in the way of interior refinements. It was also the heaviest rear-wheel drive 3 Series you could buy, something that many choose to overlook. Now you get almost double the power and superior fuel economy to boot. Even Mercedes wants around £70,000 for potent versions of its C-Class Cabriolet. Drive the two of them back to back and we'd be mightily surprised if you decided the Merc was the better steer. Equipment-wise, apart from the exterior styling treatment, the folding roof and the lovely seats, you also get front and rear park distance control, exterior-folding mirrors, Shadowline exterior trim and a full BMW Professional Media package with upgraded Bluetooth system. A bit of fun is the free BMW M Laptimer app, which allows owners to analyse their personal driving style. Once their smartphone is hooked up to the car - via USB cable or the car's snap-in adapter - drivers can operate the BMW M Laptimer app using the iDrive Touch Controller. The app then records speed, longitudinal and lateral acceleration, engine revs, the gear engaged, steering angle, accelerator position and fuel consumption. The data can subsequently be analysed via graphic displays on a smartphone, including driver reaction times.

Cost of Ownership

It's hard to know quite what to pitch the M3 Convertible up against when it comes to cost of ownership figures. Its nearest spiritual rival would be the Mercedes-AMG C63 Cabriolet in 476bhp form, but this doesn't get particularly close. Where the Mercedes returns as much as 218g/km of CO2, when we look at an M4 Convertible with an equivalent gearbox, the number comes back at a more tax friendly 203g/km. The BMW's 32.5mpg combined cycle fuel figure isn't bad for the performance on offer too. As lovely as the Mercedes is to own, those efficiency figures look likely to swing residual values firmly in the BMW's favour. If the C63 is throughly trampled, how about something even more focused than the BMW? A Porsche 911 drop top maybe? Aside from the fact that you'd be having to shell out over £82,000, bear in mind that the Porsche is a). slower, b). has a boot less than a third of the size, c). charges you more for rear parking sensors and such like and..... well need we continue? The BMW has it covered. The only possible issue may be the BMW's softer residual values as a result of its own popularity.

Summary

Part of the appeal of buying the last M3 Convertible was that dropping the roof got you closer to the astonishing soundtrack generated by its feral V8 engine. The inline turbo six of this M4 Convertible might not cede anything in outright go, but it's a more muted-sounding car and that's a bit of a shame. Still, it's one of the few downsides to the development of this particular model. It's now a good deal better-looking, to our eyes at least, is way more efficient and it's refreshing to see BMW offer keen drivers the choice of a semi-auto or a manual gear shift. The Munich maker has created a very special vehicle in the M4. It has needed to. The old M3 coupes and cabriolets used to occupy their own niche before being rudely gatecrashed by resurgent Mercedes AMG and Audi RS models. Even Porsche's Boxster and Cayenne muscled in on the act. These days the M4 Convertible looks set to re-establish its superiority. Normal service has been resumed.

Performance
90%
Handling
80%
Comfort
70%
Space
80%
Styling
90%
Build
80%
Value
80%
Equipment
80%
Economy
80%
Depreciation
80%
Insurance
70%

* This vehicle is affected by the new 2017 road tax rules. Find out more

** MPG figures are obtained in laboratory testing and intended for comparisons between vehicles. Please be aware they're not intended to represent real world efficiency.

Personal contract purchase

Monthly payment£699
Deposit£2499
Term (months)48
Fixed interest rate2%
Cash price£68,700
Credit amount£50,866.08
Guaranteed future value£23,728.63
Total amount payable£74,415.55
BMW deposit£15,334.92
Contract mileage32,000
Excess mileage charge13.0p per mile
Representative APR3.9%
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