Wave upon Wave of Power

Premier Magazine (South AFrica) - - Motoring -

The new BMW M4 Coupé is a rac­ing car dis­guised as a lux­ury coupé, which at the push of the magic “M” but­ton, turns into a white-knuckle drive as it flirts on the edge of the abyss of power and speed. Supreme han­dling and con­trolled ag­gres­sion makes this one of the most ex­hil­a­rat­ing cars we have driven. At the heart of the BMW M4 Coupé beats an 3.0-litre M Twin­power Turbo in­line 6-cylin­der petrol engine that blends the best of two worlds: a high-revving char­ac­ter ca­pa­ble of up to 7,300 r/min, and su­pe­rior power cul­mi­nat­ing in out­put of 317 kw and peak torque of 550 Nm. Cou­pled to a 7-speed M Dou­ble Clutch trans­mis­sion this sports coupé ex­udes tremen­dous powerand un­mis­take­able sound as it sprints from 0 to 100 km/h in a blis­ter­ing 4.1 sec­onds and an elec­tron­i­cally lim­ited top speed of 250 km/h. Driv­ing the M4 Coupé is to ex­pe­ri­ence wave upon wave of power as it bursts through the gears in rapid suc­ces­sion. The punchin-the-back ac­cel­er­a­tion in ev­ery gear is mind numb­ing, and as in­tox­i­cat­ing as it is ad­dic­tive. A high-per­for­mance ath­lete for the road and the race­track, high-speed

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