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We’re just months away from the official 2021 BMW M4 reveal, but apparently, a pre-production unit has leaked ahead of time. It will purportedly be offered in coupe ($71,000) and convertible ($79,000) models, with a Competition version coming later on down the line. As you can see, this updated model has larger kidney grilles, compared to its predecessor. Read more for a video and additional information.
German tuner MANHART unveils “MH8 800” package for the BMW M8 Competition that boosts its twin-turbocharged 4.4L V8 engine to 823 horsepower and 774 pound-feet of torque, enabling it to accelerate from 0-62 mph in just 2.6-seconds and 124 mph in just 5.7-seconds. Other upgrades include a sleek body kit with gold accents, custom 21-inch alloy wheels at the front / rear, and a tuned suspension with adjustable springs that can be adjusted up to 1.18-inches. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
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First introduced back during September 1995 for the 1996 model year, the sixth-generation featured updated styling although less radical than previous redesigns. This 1996 Honda Civic owner wanted to make the design a lot more radical than its predecessors, complete with custom front / rear bumpers, flared wheel arches, extended side skirts, Nissan Skyline R34 GT-R headlights and BMW M3 kidney grilles. Read more for additional pictures.
The 2020 Toyota GR Supra was co-developed alongside the BMW Z4, as they share platforms, engine, multiple parts of the suspension and some interior trim components. However, many races have proved that the Supra is faster than the Z4, or at least in a straight line. What if you took a modified GR Supra and pit it against a stock BMW M4? Car Wow set to find out in their latest drag racing showdown. Read more for the video and additional information.
German tuner Manhart traditionally modifies BMW models, but since the Z4 and GR Supra share numerous drivetrain components, they decided to give the latter a beastly makeover. Officially dubbed the Supra GR 450, Manhart’s MHTronix MHtronik Powerbox ECU remap and a “stainless steel rear silencer with valve control” boosts power to 440 horsepower and 479 pound-feet of torque. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information,
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Mikhail Smolânovym of Zillers Garage in Moscow, Russia, helped designed this ultra sleek BMW R nineT motorcycle in co-operation with John Red Design. The entire bike was clad in fairings to hide all the mechanical components besides its 1,170cc boxer engine, thus resultingin a futuristic-looking neo-retro cafe racer that looks to be fit for the apocalypse.Read morefor a video,additional pictures and information.
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Many are familiar with the BMW E32, or the second generation of the BMW 7 Series luxury cars produced from 1986 to 1994, but you probably haven’t seen one quite like this. This model replaced the E23 and was initially available with straight-six or V12 powerplants. One Russian auto enthusiast transplanted a GAZ-66 4×4 military truck chassis onto the 750i E32’s body, and called it the “Valkyrie 766”. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Auto enthusiasts probably know that the Lexus RC F Track Edition is powered by a naturally-aspirated 5.0L V8 generating 477 horsepower and 395 lb-ft of torque, but not many have seen how it compares to the Mercedes-AMG C63 or BMW M3 / M4. The BMW M3/M4 vehicles showcased here are from the F80 generation, while the previous E92 is powered by a 4.0L S65 V8 producing 414 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. Read more for the video and additional information.
The BMW Concept i4 gives us a preview of what the production-spec i4 will look like when it’s released in 2021, and it’s essentially an all-electric 4 Series Gran Coupe. There is no grille, as it’s now called an “intelligence panel” that houses various sensors with two intricate, freestanding LED elements on either side integrate all of the requisite light functions. Read more for two videos, additional pictures and information.
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Even though the BMW M5 Competition and M8 Competition are nearly identical on the power side of things, there are still obvious differences elsewhere. To start, the former is 33 pounds lighter and nearly $20,000 less. However, both are powered by a twin-turbocharged 4.4L DOHC 32-valve V8 engine generating 617 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of torque, mated to an 8-speed M Steptronic transmission with Drivelogic. Read more for the drag racing showdown by Carwow.