The new BMW M4 is the hottest German car at the moment. So do not be surprised if it constantly tries to get your attention. And what is the best type of content for an advanced, sporty coupe? Drag racing, of course, the ultimate bragging tool.
After comparing the M3 sedan with an RS4 wagon, Carwow magazine took on the light yellow M4 competition against an RS5 and Mercedes-AMG C63 S, all of which had coupe bodies. This is something we have already seen, but the result is somehow different.
In the first two races, the Audi RS5 actually dominates the other two. It is the only one currently offered with four-wheel drive, so it accelerates faster, especially in humid conditions. This is still a bit surprising, considering that the car has the smallest engine and is around 60 hp on its rivals.
To be a little more precise, the C63 S delivers 503 horsepower from a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8. The M4 Competition does the same with its upgraded twin-turbo 3.0-liter inline-6, and Audi has 444 hp from a 2.9-liter V6.
But in the third race, Mat Watson manages to get the perfect M4 launch and win. When xDrive is finally added, the Bimmer will easily be the fastest in its class and should stay that way, as the RS5 and C63 will either shrink or cease to exist in the next few years.
Overall, it is still a game of inches, which continues with rolling races and brake tests. Weight really seems to affect them, to the point where a Tesla Model 3 is really in the same league. It̵