BMW M3 and M4

This year, the M3 and M4 are split, with the M4 being the two-door, and the M3 the three-door.

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A BMW M4 on track at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, sporting a GoPro on the roof.

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The change in names, from M3 to M4, brings the car more in-line with BMW's other series.

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Lines are mostly the same, but the rear fenders are quite a bit different on the two cars. The coupe a bit more subtle, the sedan having more pronounced fender flares.

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BMW was kind enough to line up a selection of both to test out.

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Carbon fiber roof? Yes, standard on both cars.

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Big, composite brakes are an option. They proved very capable in the hard braking zones at Road America.

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The interior is a good mix of comfort, sportiness, and technology.

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A selection of colors is available. White may not be the most stain-friendly, but it sure looks clean when new.

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BMW's familiar iDrive interface is here, connecting a large LCD on the dash.

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Yes, of course the seats say M3.

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Carbon fiber highlights an option in the interior.

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A new, turbocharged V-6 engine has minimal turbo lag, and dig that carbon fiber strut support.

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