The GTS is a track ready model from the iconic automaker, BMW. The 2016 BMW M4 GTS promises consumers more than a mere track ready variant. It is said to be offering a chassis that is better tuned, an improved engine as well as an enhanced interior. The refreshing and upgrades will cost consumers a pretty penny, but enthusiasts will find no issue with the inflated costs. According to a number of industry insiders, the improved chassis will provide consumers with greater performance and handling. The decreased weight of the 2016 BMW M4 GTS should provide a level of brilliance in regards to performance in the corners as well as a broader range of driving styles.
2016 BMW M4 GTS: Engine and Fuel Economy
The new 2016 BMW M4 GTS will make use of the M4’s turbocharged, inline six 3.0 liter basic engine that will deliver a maximum output of 470 brake horsepower and 390 lbs. per feet of torque. The vehicle is said to be able to achieve speeds of 60 miles per hour within a time frame of less than 3.5 seconds. It has been proclaimed to have a top speed of 155 miles per hour. The engine of new BMW M4 GTS will be intelligently mated with a tweaked variant of the automaker’s seven speed automatic transmission. It is currently uncertain if there will be a version made available containing a manual transmission variant.
2016 BMW M4: Redesign Exterior and Interior
There are not a great deal of details that are currently available in respect of the exterior of the 2016 BMW M4 GTS. According to spy photos that have made their way onto the internet, the vehicle has a more aggressive aesthetic as compared to the standard M4. The body kit will be different and it will have a lower suspension. A small splitter will be included within the front bumper and the rear will receive a diffuser. In addition, the boot will get a new small spoiler that will remind consumers of that of the M3 GTS. The exhaust for the vehicle will retain its pure M style, which is a quad in the center of the vehicle.
The biggest changes for the vehicle are said to pertain to its interior. It is predicted to host only a duo of seats that will be provided by Recaro. The Recaro seating will find itself wrapped in Alcantra leather while delivering impressive lateral support. The comfort of the seating will remain intact whether travelling on a track or the open road. Unlike traditional vehicles, the 2016 BMW M4 GTS will feature six point harnesses for the driver and their passenger. The racing rolling cage will be installed within the rear, instead of rear seating, and will not intrude upon the cabin overall.
2016 BMW M4 GTS: Release Date and Price
The base price for the 2016 BMW M4 GTS is said to be within the neighborhood of $ 60 000. With that being said, consumers that are prone to added features and higher trim levels will need to prepare themselves for a price tag that overreaches that drastically. The release of 2016 BMW M4 GTS is said to be around the one year anniversary of the normal M. This would place its arrival in showrooms by the close of this year.