2015 LA Auto Show: BMW M4 GTS makes its North American Debut

Auto Shows, BMW M4 | November 18th, 2015 by 6
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BMW’s second most expensive model in the U.S. – the M4 GTS – just made its North American debut at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto …

BMW’s second most expensive model in the U.S. – the M4 GTS – just made its North American debut at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show. The BMW M4 GTS makes use of the multi-award-winning M TwinPower Turbo engine with 493 hp, a 0-60 mph time of 3.7 seconds, water-injection and manually adjustable shocks – the M4 GTS is ready to munch almost anything that comes to the track.

This Special Edition M4 GTS recorded a lap time of 7 minutes 28 seconds around the legendary Nürburgring-Nordschleife, the world’s most challenging race circuit.

The standard M4 Coupe equipped with DCT and ceramic brakes lapped the famous Nurburgring in just 7:52 minutes, slightly behind the E46 M3 CSL (7:50) and the M3 GTS (7:48). The predecessor E92 M3 ran around the same track in 8:05 minutes. The previous special edition M3, the GTS, recorded a Nurburgring time of 7:48 minutes.

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Sapphire Black metallic, Mineral Grey metallic, Alpine White and Frozen Dark Grey Metallic are the only colors offered for the M4 GTS. One style of wheels is offered as well – M Star (Style 666M) 19-inch front wheels (9.5 J x 19) and 20-inch (10.5 J x 20) rear wheels, painted in Acid Orange and wrapped in the Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires (front: 265/35 R19; rear: 285/30 R20).

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Standard equipment includes the iDrive Navigation System, adaptive LED headlights, OLED taillights, PDC front and rear, BMW Individual high-gloss Shadow Line trim and M door sill finishers, an M footrest, an M gearshift lever, M-specific circular instruments with white graphics, an M sports steering wheel in Alcantara.

The M4 GTS is limited to around 700 units worldwide, with around 300 units of the exclusive high-performance Special Edition M4 available for the first time in the US market.

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The 2016 BMW M4 GTS will arrive in US showrooms in spring 2016 for $134,200 including $995 Destination & Handling.

6 responses to “2015 LA Auto Show: BMW M4 GTS makes its North American Debut”

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  2. Shawn Sepehry says:

    woa I knew we weren’t getting the lightweight seat in NA but I thought it was the standard seat not this AWESOME seat with the hole in the back. That is one hell of a consolation prize.

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