2015 BMW M4 vs. 2015 Lexus RC F – On The Track

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This week on MotorTrend’s Head 2 Head, Carlos Lago pits two rear-drive luxury coupes against each other in a battle of tire smoking glory: 2015 …

This week on MotorTrend’s Head 2 Head, Carlos Lago pits two rear-drive luxury coupes against each other in a battle of tire smoking glory: 2015 BMW M4 vs 2015 Lexus RC F.

Also, we find out which one is faster and more fun to drive by visiting the test track, the infamous winding road at Hyundai’s Proving Ground, and the racetrack. Has Lexus built a sports coupe with performance on par with BMW’s M Division?

Featuring a return to the inline-6 engine format made famous by BMW M, the all-new, 3.0-liter BMW M4 engine is approximately 10 kilograms lighter than its V8 predecessor and packs an even stronger punch. With 425 horsepower from 5,500 – 7,300 rpm, 406 lb-ft of torque from 1,850 – 5,500 rpm, and capable of 0-60mph in 3.9 seconds when equipped with the M-DCT transmission (4.1 seconds with standard 6-speed manual).

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The Lexus RC F is powered by a naturally-aspirated 5.0 liter V8 engine producing 467 horsepower and 389 lb-ft of torque sent to the rear wheels via an eight-speed automatic transmission.

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0 to 62 mph is achieved in 4.5 seconds.

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