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Posted: 06 May 2014
The BMW M4 Coupe will be a DTM safety car
Not content with fielding EIGHT BMW M4 DTMs in the 2014 season, BMW has decided one more is needed: meet the 2014 DTM safety car.
"The safety car must demonstrate ultimate sportiness," BMW says. The M4 then, gets a turbocharged inline six-pot engine of 3.0-litres producing 431bhp and a quite massive 406lb ft of torque.
BMW M employees also ripped out the rear bench, installed a roll cage, Recaro racing seats, LED lights on the front apron and roof, a new comms system and a new livery. On top of this is a suite of BMW M Performance Parts: things like the exhaust system, front splitter, black front grille, mirror caps, rocker panel and rear spoiler, too.
The whole thing took two months to build, and you'll agree, it has become the M4 you want. Behind an actual DTM M4, that is...