Latest issue of Auto Motor und Sport says the new 2015 BMW M3 and M4 have run the famous Nurburgring Nordscheleife in 7:50 minutes, the same time reported by the ultimate M3: the CSL.

By comparison, the E92 BMW M3 ran the same circuit in 8:05 minutes.

Another potent M car, the 1M has recorded a North Loop time of 8:12 minutes, 10 seconds faster than the E46 M3, and faster than the E60 M5, Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG or the Porsche Cayman S.

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Here are some other vehicles that come behind the new M3/M4:

Mercedes SL65 AMG Black Series7:51.00
82.Jaguar XKR-S7:51.00
83.Ford GT7:52.00
84.Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-47:52.00
85.BMW M57:52.00
86.Lamborghini Gallardo7:52.00
87.Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet7:52.00
88.Porsche Panamera Turbo S7:52.20
89.Lotus Exige S7:53.00
90.Mercedes CLK DTM7:54.00
91.Porsche 911 GT37:54.00
92.Porsche Cayman S7:55.00
93.Ferrari F4307:55.00
94.Caterham R500 1.8L K Series7:55.00
95.BMW M57:55.00
96.Mercedes E 63 AMG S-Model7:55.00
97.Porsche 911 Turbo7:56.00
98.Ferrari 360 CS7:56.00
99.Ferrari California GT7:56.00
100.Porsche Panamera Sport Chrono Turbo7:56.00
101.Porsche Panamera Turbo7:56.00
102.Chevrolet Corvette Z067:56.00

Ahead of the F80/F82 M3/M4 are vehicles like M3 GTS (7:48min), ALPINA B3 GT3 (7:48min), Porsche 911 Turbo (7:47min) and Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera (7:46min). Full list can be seen here.