To help mark the 50th birthday of BMW M GmbH, the brand is unveiling a new M4 CSL.
Power is up 50hp on the current Competition coupé – to 550hp.
They have shed a lot of weight to get it to 1,625kg and it sprints from zero to 100kmh in just 3.7 seconds.
The two-seater M4 CSL and its special chassis set-up shares critical elements of the M4 GT3 which makes it a track driver but, of course, you can enjoy it on the road as well.
Production starts in July and is “strictly limited” to just 1,000 units worldwide. A mere 100 models have been allocated to Ireland and UK.
The forged M light-alloys are fitted with 275/35 ZR19 tyres at the front and 285/30 ZR20 at the rear.
The twin tailpipes have matt black trim with a stripe-patterned perforation. The exhaust system comes with electronically controlled flaps.
Gear changes are accompanied by a defined engine speed overshoot.
It’s a “snip” at €229,870.