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2016 (16) BMW M4M4 2dr DCT

Harry Fairbairn BMW (Inverness)

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Standard specification

Driver Convenience

Brake pad wear indicator warning lightCruise control with brake function
Door/boot open warningElectric Power steering with Servotronic
Enhanced bluetooth telephone functionality with USB audio interface + voice controlLights on warning
Oil temperature gaugeOn board computer
Outside temperature displayService interval indicator
Stop/start button 

Entertainment

Auxiliary point for auxiliary devicesBluetooth audio streaming
BMW professional radio/CD/MP3DAB Digital radio

Exterior Features

2 speed adjustable intermittent wipers with wash/wipe functionAuto dimming rear view mirror
Body colour bumpersBody colour door handles
Body colour door mirrorsBoot lid spoiler
Chrome exhaust tailpipeChrome kidney grille with black vertical slats
Daytime running lightsDoor sill finishers
Dynamic brake lightsElectric adjustable heated door mirrors
Electric front windows/one touch facilityElectric heated folding and driver auto dimming door mirrors with memory
Follow me home headlightsHeadlight washers
Heat insulating tinted glassHeated windscreen washer jets
High gloss shadow lineM aerodynamic bodystyling
Rain sensor including auto headlights activationWindscreen with grey shadeband

Interior Features

12V sockets in front centre console and passenger footwell3 spoke leather M multifunction sports steering wheel
4 grab handlesAnthracite headlining
Anthracite Velour floor matsDriver + passenger electric lumbar support
Driver/passenger sunvisors with illuminated vanity mirrors + coversDual zone climate control
Electrically adjustable front seats - driver seat with memoryFront centre armrest with storage compartment
Front cupholders x 2Front head restraints
Front sports seats with electric side bolster adjustmentGlovebox with lid
Heated front seatsIntegrated rear head restraints
ISOFIX child seat preparation+airbag deactivationLashing eyelets in boot
Leather gearknobLeather handbrake grip
Reach + rake adjustable steering columnStorage compartment in rear centre console
Toolkit located in luggage compartment 

Packs

Extended lights package - M SeriesMedia pack - Professional - M4

Safety

3 point seatbelts on all seatsABS/EBD
Automatic Stability Control (ASC)CBC - (Cornering brake control)
Crash Sensor - activates hazard/interior lighting + unlocks doorsDriver seatbelt warning indicator
Driver/Front Passenger airbagsDSC+
Dynamic brake controlDynamic Traction Control - DTC
Front seatbelt force limitersFront seatbelt pretensioner
Front side airbagsHill start assist
ITS head airbags for front/rearTyre pressure monitor
Warning triangle and first aid kit 

Security

Drive away door lockingElectronic immobiliser
Remote central lockingRemote control Thatcham category 1 alarm

Technical

Adaptive M Sports suspensionDrive Performance Control
M 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

CO2 (g/km)194Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6

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

EC Combined (mpg)34EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrue
EC Extra Urban (mpg)42.2EC Urban (mpg)25.4

General

Badge Engine CC3.0Badge Power431
Coin SeriesM4Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0742E
Manufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years6Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3
Service Interval Frequency - Months24Service Interval Mileage30000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage999999Standard manufacturers warranty - Years3
Vehicle Homologation ClassM1 

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)4.1Engine Power - BHP431
Engine Power - KW317Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Power - RPM5500Engine Torque - LBS.FT406
Engine Torque - MKG56.1Engine Torque - NM550
Engine Torque - RPM1850Top Speed155

Tyres

Alloys?TrueTyre Size Front255/35 R19
Tyre Size Rear275/35 R19Tyre Size SpareTYRE REPAIR KIT
Wheel StyleM DOUBLE SPOKE STYLE 437Wheel Type19" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1383Length4671
Wheelbase2812Width1870
Width (including mirrors)2014 

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)60Gross Vehicle Weight2040
Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)445Max. Loading Weight503
Max. Roof Load75Minimum Kerbweight1537
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 GTS

BMW's M4 coupe has been put on a crash-diet and pumped with steroids. The experts at caranddriving.com find out if the GTS punches above its weight.

Ten Second Review

Only 700 people will learn what it is like to own an M4 GTS. This special edition of BMW's M4 coupe has been stripped of unnecessary weight and the 3.0-litre six-cylinder turbocharged engine has been boosted to 493bhp, while fuel economy and emissions remain the same as the standard M4.

Background

For fans of BMW's high performance M division, the M3 coupe holds a precious place in the company's history. Since the first use of this classic badge on a fettled 3-series in 1986, the name has been synonymous with the idea of a high powered, rear-wheel drive, two-door coupe. The four-door saloon and estate car versions of the same model never went on sale here, so it was unusual to think of the M3 as anything other than a coupe. In 2015 though, BMW revised its naming convention and for the first time, what had previously been called an M3 coupe was re-named the M4, the 'M3' name now reserved exclusively for the saloon bodystyle. Not much else changed though, the newly-badged M4 simply carrying on from where its two-door M3 coupe predecessor had left off. Today, the M4 is now well established as the sportiest version of BMW's 4-series coupe and to further underline those credentials, the Munich maker has created a more potent M4 GTS variant capable of an even more extreme level of performance that's fit for a racing circuit.

Driving Experience

While the breathtaking performance of a standard M4 might be sufficient for most people on most roads, it simply isn't enough for those who want to push their skills to the limit on a race track. This GTS variant uses the same engine as the standard model, but incorporates a unique water-injection system to substantially boost the power to 493bhp. This alleviates the problems of prolonged stress on components, inherent in motor-sport, while improving performance without compromising efficiency. The result is a ferocious car capable of accelerating to 62mph in just 3.8 seconds and on to a top speed of 189mph. BMW describes this as a 'road-legal' car, rather than a 'road car', but it is civilised enough to use on the highways and byways. The built-in lightness means that it should feel agile, engineered to turn without hesitation and accelerate without inertia. Having shed 30kg from the M4, the GTS gets all the down-force it needs from a low front splitter and a large rear wing, ensuring it always has the traction it needs as it scythes through the air, enabling it to deliver on track.

Design and Build

The M4 GTS is built for just one purpose - to perform on track. Practicality isn't high on the list of priorities for the 700 people who'll buy it. Indeed, it's almost certain that this GTS will not be their only car, so BMW haven't focused on any unnecessary creature comforts. Anything that could be taken out has been removed, including the rear seats, while anything that has to stay has been made significantly lighter. For example, the luxurious front seats of the standard M4 have been swapped for carbon-fibre bucket-seats on the GTS version. A fire extinguisher, roll-bar and six-point racing harnesses can be specified via the optional Clubsport Package. Externally, the body is far more aggressive than any of the M3 special editions of the past. The bonnet and body undulates with bumps and dips as evidence of the monster living beneath and a bright highlight along the edge of the low front splitter, along with that outrageous rear wing, shows that this car means business. While the lightweight nature of the body may make the car feel more fragile, it's been built by one of the most quality-conscious car makers in the world, a brand with a well-deserved reputation to uphold.

Market and Model

The M4 GTS is described as the pinnacle of the 3 and 4-series range and, with such limited numbers produced, it was always going to be expensive. Only around 30 of the 700 examples being produced will be set for the UK and the price will be around £122,000. To put that into perspective, a standard M4 is just under £60,000, while a 4-series coupe is just over £30,000. It's sometimes hard for us to explain why a car with so much less than the standard model is so much more expensive but here, it all comes down to the special technology and materials that go into making this GTS a competitive contender on track at the same time as allowing it to remain a usable car on the road. On the race circuit, it will be trading paint with similarly-priced high performance models like the Porsche 911 GT3 and the Mercedes-AMG GT S. The equipment, both standard and optional, is focussed entirely on improving performance. A standard 7-speed double clutch gearbox makes every gearchange instant, Launch Control has been re-mapped to cope with the more powerful engine. Bespoke lightweight alloy wheels are clad in racing tyres from Michelin. Unusually for such a track focussed car, sat-nav, parking sensors and air-conditioning are fitted as standard.

Cost of Ownership

This GTS variant can return 34mpg in normal driving and emit the same CO2 as the standard M4 (194g/km). Keeping the fuel economy and CO2 emissions in line with the standard model is a remarkable technological feat for a machine with such extravagant performance, but when it costs twice as much to buy, the financial argument doesn't stand much scrutiny. This is not a car for frugal motoring but the water injection technology used to boost power with ruthless efficiency warrants praise. High likely running costs and model exclusivity mean that this M4 GTS is not likely to be used every day, but it could be - which is a plus for a vehicle of this type. It will cost £265 a year to tax in the UK, which is on par with the Porsche 911 and the Mercedes AMG C63. The first owner is going to bear the brunt of the expense, but limited numbers will help slow depreciation in the longer term. That being said, special editions like this one are always worth keeping an eye on, especially when they bear the M division name. If you're going to make the most of this car, you'll obviously need a race-track, or at least access to one. Many UK circuits offer track days for you to test your metal and give an opportunity for your M4 GTS to challenge even the best lap times.

Summary

The BMW M4 GTS is a track-ready, road-legal technological masterpiece from Munich, showcasing innovative engine efficiency technology and delivering an uncompromising driving experience. Stripped bare and re-clothed in carbon and alcantara, this welter-weight super-coupe packs an enormous punch. But the knock-out blow comes from the extraordinary high price, which would guarantee it exclusivity were it not already limited to just 700 examples. If you are among the select few who have the opportunity and the desire to buy an M4 GTS, you can be assured it will perform tirelessly on the race track thanks to the water-injection system that protects components and increases performance with no effect on fuel economy or emissions. It will also be usable enough on the road, with sat-nav and air-conditioning surviving the cull of creature comforts. Underneath it all, this remains a powerful, rear wheel drive, two door coupe and fans of BMW's M division know that this is the formula for fun.

Performance
100%
Handling
90%
Comfort
60%
Space
40%
Styling
90%
Build
80%
Value
80%
Equipment
80%
Economy
80%
Depreciation
80%
Insurance
70%

Harry Fairbairn BMW (Inverness)

32 Longman Rd, Inverness, IV1 1RY

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