BMW M is marking its 50th anniversary with a new limited-edition M4 Coupe.
The 2023 BMW M4 Edition 50 Jahre BMW M has been announced today – precisely 50 % a century following BMW M was born.
BMW unveiled the exclusive M4 product in celebration of BMW M division’s 50th anniversary – with ‘Jahre’ translating to ‘years’ in English.
Centered on the regular M4, the alterations are mostly beauty, with ‘Edition 50 Jahre BMW M’ plaques and door sills, retro BMW roundel badges, and heritage colours such as Carbon Black, Macao Blue, Models Hatch Gray, Imola Purple, and San Marino Blue.
A established of 19-inch M solid alloy wheels at the entrance and 20-inch wheels at the rear can also be optioned in Orbit Gray Matte or Bronze matte for the first time.
The M4 Edition 50 Jahre BMW M is driven by the similar 3.-litre twin-turbo inline-6 motor located in the M4 Competitors, sending 353kW and 550Nm to the rear wheels by a 6-velocity manual, or 375kW and 650Nm with an eight-pace automatic.
While it can be anticipate Australia will get the European-spec M4 Coupe, North America receives an M3 Version 50 Jahre, which gains a couple of extra carbon-fibre bits like a boot lid and entrance lip spoiler.
The M4 does however overlook out on some of the far more beloved paint jobs becoming provided on the M3 Version 50 Jahre, together with Interlagos Blue, Vermilion Pink, and Techno Violet purple.
Accurately 50 several years back nowadays (24 May well 1972) marks when BMW Motorsport was born, later on renamed as BMW M, but it would be yet another 6 years right before the very first M-badged street auto would seem – the BMW M1.
It was the mid 1980s when groundbreaking types like the M3 and M5 have been launched, arguably location the conventional by which other high-effectiveness coupes and sedans are judged.