Lexus RC F vs BMW M4 – Drift and Drag Race

BMW M4 | February 10th, 2015 by 10
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Can the large, naturally aspirated V8 engine in the Lexus RC F match the twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter six-cylinder powerplant of BMW’s M4? Autocar UK pits the …

Can the large, naturally aspirated V8 engine in the Lexus RC F match the twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter six-cylinder powerplant of BMW’s M4?

Autocar UK pits the Lexus RC F against the BMW M4 in a drift and drag race.

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.

0 to 62 mph is achieved in 4.5 seconds.

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In contrast, the new BMW M3 and M4 have dropped the V8 naturally-aspirated engine and are now using a 3.0 liter, six-cylinder inline turbocharged unit.

READ ALSO: BMW M4 vs Lexus RC F – Choose Your Favorite

Lexus RC F Tech Tidbits

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).

Let’s have a look.

10 responses to “Lexus RC F vs BMW M4 – Drift and Drag Race”

  1. […] article Lexus RC F vs BMW M4 – Drift and Drag Race appeared first on BMW […]

  2. jason bourne says:

    Another fat, indescribably ugly car from Lexus.

  3. FRED says:

    it is no surprise…..this BMW M POWER!

  4. Regenz says:

    Will this turbocharged engine have the ‘death rattle’ too?

  5. Regenz says:

    Will this turbocharged engine have the ‘death rattle’ too?

  6. Allan says:

    That car is not rival for the amazing M4 in any way…. BMW was, is and always be better than Lexus…

  7. Allan says:

    That car is not rival for the amazing M4 in any way…. BMW was, is and always be better than Lexus…

  8. Roadkillrob says:

    I have to say they are still a ways off the mark, but Lexus is slowly getting there. M4 competition nope, but it is 30% less expensive and compares better to a 435i, it may offer some competition there!

    Looks only a mother could love though, but it is a nice thing Lexus does allowing the blind to design cars when everyone else uses people who can see.

  9. […] though, he did a fun test to see if a BMW M4 could tow a Toyota Tacoma in the snow. So he and his mates (see what I did there, with the accent?) […]

  10. […] though, he did a fun test to see if a BMW M4 could tow a Toyota Tacoma in the snow. So he and his mates (see what I did there, with the accent?) […]

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