The BMW G82 will bring back the CSL badge with the Generation M4, as the lightweight, high-performance special is scheduled to debut at the Concarso d’Eleganza Villa d’Esta, to be held on May 20 in Lake Como, Italy, the German carmaker has announced.
Following the announcement, BMW released a pair of images of the upcoming M4 CSL via Facebook – which have been removed – giving a glimpse of the front and rear of the upcoming, performance-enhanced coupe.
From what appears to be a pair of initially released teaser images, the M4 CSL is set to wear a set of yellow daytime running lights as seen on the M5 CS, and a more aggressive front bumper splitter, while the rear end is shown on the bootloader. With a pronounced lip on top, which was also a design element of the E46 M3 CSL.
A post according to a future product plan Bimarpost At the forum last year, the M4 CSL was asked to output 547 PS from its engine that would exclusively drive the rear wheels via an automatic transmission and would be paired with an operated variant of its four-door sibling that would be the upcoming M3 CS. .
Other equipment that will come with the upcoming M4 CSL will be the choice of 19- or 20-inch wheels with the option of sport or track-focused tires, carbon-fiber parts, standard M bucket seats or racing bucket seats as an alternative. , And an Alcantara-trimmed steering wheel.
Currently, the G80 M3 / G82 M4 Duo is powered by the manufacturer’s S58 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged inline-six-cylinder engine that delivers 480 PS and 550 Nm of torque in standard form or 510 PS and 650 Nm of torque automatically. Competition variant. In 2021, the M3 and M4 xDrive became available with all-wheel-drive.
In addition to the E46 M3 CSL, its more recent iteration Coupe Sport Leichtbau The badge was introduced in 2015 with the concept of 3.0 CSL Hommage as a tip of the E9 3.0 CSL cap since 1972. The Hommage concept was a much brighter explanation of the original, with a large rear wing on the outside, a roof-mounted spoiler, and a deep front bumper lip.