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SPIED: BMW M4 convertible

2014-02-12 12:53

SPOTTED IN TESTING: BMW’s M4 cabriolet will be launched later in 2014. Image: AUTOMEDIA

BMW's drop-top M4 was spotted undergoing winter testing. Check out the new M4 convertible with minimal camouflage!

Borrowing styling cues from the 3 Series, BMW has given its new M4 and M4 convertible a lowered nose, flared arches and the trademark M-GmbH side vents.

GALLERY: 2014 BMW M4 Cabrio

The rear sees a shape similar to that of the current 3 Series convertible though with the addition of a updated bumper as well as quad exhausts.

The new M4 coupe and cabrio were confirmed to be powered by an in-line six-cylinder turbo engine.

The previous M3 used a four-litre V8 capable of 309kW/400Nm while the new M4 will have a lighter three-litre six-cylinder turbo capable of 317kW/550Nm (an increase of 8kW/150Nm).

The M4 range is expected to be offered with a choice of a six-speed manual or seven-speed dual-clutch auto.

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