Comparing a BMW F10 M5 30 Jahre Edition with a BMW F82 M4 isn’t something you see every day, so when the folks at EVO Magazine took the two sporty athletes to the track, things were bound to get interesting.
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The video below shows some tire squeal, engine noise and drift action around the track. The point of this comparison is to see whether the bigger M car warrants the price tag, space and handling compared to the smaller BMW M4.
Specifications wise, the BMW F10 M5 is certainly the more powerful car. But, with a 4.4-liter BMW M TwinPower Turbo V8 engine developing almost 600 horsepower, it is still a car that tips the scale at 4,387 lbs for the DCT model.
On the other hand, the less powerful BMW M4 is powered by a 3.0-liter BMW M TwinPower Turbo inline-six engine, delivering 425 horsepower. The M4 weighs in at a respectable 3,585 lbs with the DCT box.
The M5 is a bigger, bolder and definitely a more roomier vehicle while the M4 is a nimble coupe that’s outstanding on the race track. With the acceleration times being similar, what happens when these two are compared on the track ?