When BMW unveiled its up to date M3 sedan and M4 coupe we knew it’;d only be a matter of time ahead of a droptop version joined the lineup. These days, BMW announced details of the 2015 M4 convertible, which will go on sale alongside the sedan and coupe this summer season.
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BMW says the M4 convertible is around 90 pounds lighter than its predecessor, the M3 convertible, thanks to hefty use of lightweight aluminum in the front fenders, hood and chassis. Lightweight carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic parts also assist hold the fat down.
As in the M3 sedan and M4 coupe (the M4 replaced the prior-gen M3 coupe), the convertible employs a twin-turbocharged 3.-liter inline-6-cylinder engine that BMW says is good for 425 horsepower and 406 pounds-feet of torque that is more effective than the outgoing V-7 2 transmissions are offered: a 6-speed manual or 7-velocity dual-clutch automated guide. The M4 convertible’;s top velocity is 155 mph, and BMW pegs its zero to 60 time at 4.4 seconds with the guide and 4.2 seconds with the automated.
Trunk room is up somewhat this year to 13 cubic feet, which is impressive for a compact convertible. A pass-by means of from the backseat to the trunk is common. The electrical power hardtop can be retracted in 20 seconds, in accordance to BMW, and at speeds up to about 11 mph.
Prices have not but been announced, but we’;ll be capable to get a closer seem at the M4 convertible right after its debut at the 2014 New York Worldwide Auto Demonstrate later this month.