New York Live – BMW M4 Convertible

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The official unveiling of the BMW M4 Convertible was held at the ongoing New York Auto Show today. Prices start at $73,425 (INR 44.11 lakh) in the US, with deliveries commencing this summer.

BMW M4 Convertible at 2014 New York Auto Show - front three quarter

The 3.0-liter V6 engine, featuring M TwinPower Turbo technology with two mono-scroll turbochargers, that produces 431 hp between 5,500 and 7,300 rpm and peak torque of 550 Nm between 1,850 and 5,500 rpm powers the convertible. A 6-speed gearbox is standard whilst BMW’s 7-speed Dual Clutch Transmission gearbox is optional.

BMW M4 Convertible at 2014 New York Auto Show - rear three quarter

Like the M3 and the M4, the M4 Convertible gets most of its panels made from aluminium, including the bonnet and the front side panels. The driveshaft, on the other hand, is made of a single piece of carbon fibre reinforced plastic. Overall, the car weighs just 1,750 kg, 60 kg lower than its predecessor.

BMW M4 Convertible at 2014 New York Auto Show - side

The car measures 4,671 mm in length, 1,870 mm in width, 1,386 mm in height and gets a wheelbase of 2,812 mm and features an electromechanical steering system and gets three driving modes – Comfort, Sport and Sport+.

BMW M4 Convertible – 2014 New York Auto Show – Image Gallery

BMW M4 Convertible – Press Release

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