BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition | Spotted


Bear in mind the aged BMW M4 GTS? Very the M automobile it was, with 500hp from its straight 6 many thanks to water injection, 3-way adjustable suspension, ceramic brakes and a 7:28 Nurburgring lap. Which even now would make it faster than the new Touring. And very a few matters, really – something likely a lot less than seven and a 50 percent minutes is not messing all around.

Hassle was the M4 GTS seemed pretty divisive – primarily thanks to the orange bits – and that facet of the automobile tended to dominate the discussion rather than what it was like to push. A checklist value 2 times that of a regular M4 didn’t curry considerably favour, possibly. BMW produced 700 GTSes, with all over 30 coming to the British isles, and a discussion thread about crashing into Halfords proceeds to run (in all probability) to this working day.

But the M4 GTS tale did not conclusion the moment all individuals primary vehicles had been marketed. Because the mechanical deal returned in the M4 DTM Winner Version, a motor vehicle launched at the stop of 2016 to rejoice Marco Wittman’s title. Which is pretty neat generally these cars tend to be very little additional than stickers – see the M140i Championship Version – so to have the entire GTS makeover used to a 200-device production operate is notable. It was just as major an overhaul, too, just without the orange. Seem at people seats!

Additionally, although a white 4 Sequence daubed with the M tricolour and equipped with a large wing will not be universally well known, it’s effortless to imagine the DTM successful additional followers with its appears to be than the GTS. This isn’t race car or truck for the road whichever the advertising and marketing spiel could possibly have explained, although it could be reported with much more conviction that this carries off the GT3 RS-model makeover with greater achievement than the GTS.

The DTM has supplemental attraction for collectors as a rarer car or truck than the GTS, with only 15 from the 200 at any time offered listed here. So it’s really unbelievable that six of those people are currently for sale on PH, or 40 per cent of the British isles allocation. There’s every thing from supply mileage examples that are 5 yrs previous to individuals that have racked up almost 15,000 miles in that time. This individual DTM sits someplace in between, with 3,000 miles, a whole BMW service heritage and two house owners.

It’s for sale at Β£89,950 an initial Uk RRP is challenging to keep track of down (it was €148,500, and a GTS was Β£121,780) but that is going to represent a helpful saving off new. It’s doable to pay out Β£83,000 for a higher mileage GTS, or as significantly as Β£120k for a single that stays fundamentally new. Which sneaks in beneath the new inquiring rate of a Β£128k CSL. So if you do want a racy M4 with a DCT, without orange bits, with rarity incredibly significantly on its aspect and not a foolish grille in sight, possibly a DTM is the solution. Lots to pick from at the moment, too…


Engine:Β 2,979cc, twin-turbo straight-6Transmission:Β 7-velocity twin-clutch computerized, rear-wheel pushPower (hp):Β [email protected],250rpmTorque (lb ft):Β [email protected],000-5,500rpmMPG:Β 33CO2:Β 199g/kmVery first registered:Β 2017Recorded mileage:Β 3,000Value new:Β Β£130,000 (est.)Yours for:Β Β£89,950Β 

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