Ahead of the BMW M3/M4 Power Experience in Istanbul, BMW is shooting new footage of the twin brothers. The cars were also taken on the race track for some drifting action.
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On May 18th, customers from around the world will get to experience the all-new BMW M3 and BMW M4 on the former Formula 1 race track ‘Istanbul Park Circuit’.
A combination of 14 bends, multiple elevation changes, and the distinctive “Turn 8”, a 180°high-speed bend with no less than four angles, will make for an unforgettable experience.
The ‘Istanbul Otodrom’ as it is known within Turkey was originally opened in 2005 and features 5.338 km (3.317 mi) of some of the most challenging twists and turns of any race track in the world.
After ditching the amazing V8 naturally-aspirated engine, the new M3 and M4 use a 3.0 liter turbocharged engine that produces 425 HP and 560 Nm (413 lb-ft) of torque. The car weighs under 1,500 kg (3,300 lbs). From 0-100 km/h (0-62), the 2014 BMW M4 runs in 4.1 seconds with DCT while the M3 runs the same distance in 4.3 seconds, with the same transmission.
The F80 2015 BMW M3 Sedan will $62,000 and 2015 BMW M4 has a base price $64,200. Destination and handling is $925. In Germany, the based price for the M4 Convertible is 78,200 euros for the version with manual transmission, and 82,100 euros for the M4 convertible with a seven-speed DCT.