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BMW M4 Competition Pack - best sports cars

Adding the Competition Pack to the M4 Coupe transforms it into a focused sports machine

BMW has a long history of building engaging sports coupes, but when the M4 Coupe first arrived as the replacement for the legendary M3, it left us wanting a litle more. Sure, the 3.0-litre twin-turbo straight-six delivered the kind of punch that emulated its V8 predecessor, but the M4 didn't quite deliver in terms of driving involvement.

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Luckily BMW's M Division had a few extras in the locker, first introducing the M4 CS as an 'in-betweener' featuring parts from the ultra-exclusive M4 GTS, then adding the Competition Pack as a £4,000 option on the standard M4.

The result is a sharper, more focused coupe courtesy of the Pack's adaptive dampers, an electronic diff, a modest power boost to 444bhp and bigger 20-inch wheels with a wider tread to help put the power down. For drivers looking for a four-seater coupe that genuinely entertains, the Competition Pack helps the M4 find its mojo.

Best sports cars

  1. 1. McLaren 570S
  2. 2. Mazda MX-5
  3. 3. Porsche 911 Carrera GTS
  4. 4. BMW M4 Competition Pack
  5. 5. Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe
  6. 6. Audi RS 5 Coupe
  7. 7. Porsche 718 Cayman/Boxster
  8. 8. Fiat 124 Spider
  9. 9. Nissan GT-R
  10. 10. Jaguar F-Type
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