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BMW M4 GTS: Here's how much it will cost in SA

2016-03-02 11:51

MOST POWERFUL M4 YET: BMW will introduce 25 examples of its ultimate M4, the GTS, to South Africa in May. Image: Supplied

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BMW's SA-bound M2 was launched at California's Laguna Seca raceway, it was joined by its predecessors: the classic 2002 and the rare 1M.

Cape Town - BMW's fastest M4 yet, the new GTS, is set to arrive in South Africa later in 2016.

What makes it special? The M4 GTS is powered by a six-cylinder in-line turbo engine borrowed from the standard BMW M3/M4 (317kW/550Nm) but adds innovative water injection technology to give the 3.0-litre unit a substantial power boost to 368kW/600Nm.

The GTS should arrive at local dealerships in September.

BMW M4 GTS: The details

Power is driven to the rear-wheel via a seven-speed double clutch transmission. It's capable of rocketing to 100km/h in 3.8 seconds and has a claimed top speed of 305km/h.

Gallery: BMW M4 GTS

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How much can you expect to pay for the new model? BMW SA confirms the new M4 GTS will retail for R2 134 500.

Only 700 will be made of which 25 units are headed for SA.

WATCH: SA-bound BMW M4 GTS laps the 'Ring





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