2022 BMW M4 Competition Convertible M xDrive

2022 BMW M4 Competition Convertible M xDrive

With the introduction of a third body variant, BMW M GmbH is adding a highly exclusive model to its line-up of high-performance sports cars in the premium midsize segment. The new BMW M4 Competition Convertible with M xDrive brings together next-level performance and singular individuality. The ability to open the cabin to the elements adds an extra thrill to the standout dynamic potency of its powertrain and the signature M precision of its driving properties. The new BMW M4 Competition Convertible with M xDrive channels the 373 kW/510 hp developed by its six-cylinder in-line engine with M TwinPower Turbo technology to the road via an eight-speed M Steptronic transmission with Drivelogic and the M xDrive all-wheeldrive system.

2022 BMW M4 Competition Convertible M xDrive

The open-top four-seater represents a compelling proposition with its distinctive allure, inherent luxury and the everyday usability for which M models are renowned, just as much as in its ability on the race track. Production of the new BMW M4 Competition Convertible with M xDrive will begin in July 2021 at BMW Plant Dingolfing, where models including all the variants of the new BMW M4 CoupĂ©, BMW M5, BMW M8 and new BMW 4-Series Convertible also roll off the assembly line. The worldwide market launch of the new BMW M4 Competition Convertible with M xDrive will get underway immediately after the start of production.

2022 BMW M4 Competition Convertible M xDrive

M-specific design promises mighty performance


With its body stretched low along the road and its clear, reduced surfacing, the exterior of the new BMW M4 Competition Convertible with M xDrive sends out an unmistakable statement of majestic performance at work. The car's neatly judged balance between dynamic punch and aesthetic allure is particularly noticeable when the softtop is folded away. Setting the seal on its powerful visual emotionality are M-specific design features born out of the exacting functional demands placed on a high-performance sports car.

2022 BMW M4 Competition Convertible M xDrive

At the centre of the front end is the large, vertical BMW kidney grille, which plunges down towards the road and advertises the engine's need for cooling air to impressive effect. The grille is frameless and finished all in black. Its horizontal double bars in the familiar M arrangement house model lettering in High-gloss Black. A honeycomb mesh covers the likewise large and two-section apertures on either side of the BMW kidney grille. These supply cooling air to the brakes and remote coolant radiators.

2022 BMW M4 Competition Convertible M xDrive

The engine: six cylinders, M TwinPower Turbo technology, high-revving character


The 3.0-litre straight-six unit under the bonnet of the new BMW M4 Competition Convertible with M xDrive combines the hallmark high-revving character of BMW M GmbH engines with the latest version of M TwinPower Turbo technology. The engine stands out with its sustained linear power delivery into the upper echelons of the engine speed range, a characteristic that has defined the performance experience in BMW M models since their arrival on the scene. The power unit in the new BMW M4 Competition Convertible with M xDrive raises the maximum output of its counterpart in the predecessor model by 44 kW/60 hp and betters its peak torque by 100 Nm (74 lb-ft). 650 Nm (479 lb-ft) is on tap between 2,750 and 5,500 rpm, while maximum output is reached at 5,510 rpm and then maintained up to the 7,200 rpm red line.

2022 BMW M4 Competition Convertible M xDrive


This performance skillset, combined with the enhanced traction offered by M xDrive, translates into stunning acceleration times. The new BMW M4 Competition Convertible with M xDrive takes just 3.7 seconds to power from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) and 13.1 seconds to reach 200 km/h (124 mph) from rest. The midrange surge from 80 to 120 km/h (50 - 75 mph) is over in 2.8 seconds (in 4th gear) or 3.7 seconds (in 5th gear). Opting for the M Driver's Package increases the electronically limited top speed from 250 km/h (155 mph) to 280 km/h (174 mph).

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