BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition confirmed for UK

Special edition BMW M4 celebrates success of DTM driver Marco Wittmann

The BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition has been revealed for the UK market, to celebrate Marco Wittman’s success for Team RMG in this season’s DTM German touring car championship. 

Based on the BMW M4 GTS, the DTM Champion Edition gets the same water-injected 493bhp 3.0-litre turbocharged straight six, capable of 0-62mph in 3.8 seconds. It removes the standard M4’s electronic limiter, and will do 190mph flat out. 

Available exclusively in Alpine White, the M4 DTM mimics the look of a German touring car, thanks to the body stripes, aggressive styling, bumpers and huge boot spoiler. The bonnet, roof, instrument panel support and rear diffuser are all made from carbon fibre, while the tailpipes are crafted from titanium.

Best performance cars on sale

The 19-inch front and 20-inch rear wheels are shod in Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres, hiding M carbon-ceramic brakes, while under the skin, all DTMs get adjustable three-way coilover suspension. 

Inside, there’s a set of M Carbon bucket seats covered in leather and Alcantara, as well as an M Sport steering wheel with the grey 12 o’clock marker. Just like the M4 GTS, the DTM features a roll cage in place of the standard M4’s rear seats. You’ll also find BMW’s Professional Navigation system, air-con, adaptive LED lights and front and rear parking sensors. It also inherits the GTS’s organic LED tail-lights. 

BMW M boss Frank van Meel said: “Never before has one of our edition models been so closely linked to motor racing. We have the pleasure of honouring Marco’s performance by introducing the M4 DTM Championship Edition.”

UK prices are yet to be confirmed, but expect it to rival the limited-run M4 GTS when it appears in dealers next year. That car cost £121,780, though each one quickly sold out – and we expect the DTM to do the same.

What do you think of the BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition? Let us know below...

Recommended

New four-wheel drive BMW M3 and M4 Competition xDrive models launched
BMW M3 and M4 Competition xDrive - front action
BMW 3 Series M3 Coupe

New four-wheel drive BMW M3 and M4 Competition xDrive models launched

The all-wheel drive BMW M3 Competition xDrive and BMW M4 Competition xDrive both hit 62mph 0.4 seconds faster than their rear driven siblings, but add…
18 Apr 2021
New 2022 BMW M4 CS spied for the first time
BMW M4 CS 2021 spy
BMW 4 Series M4 Coupe

New 2022 BMW M4 CS spied for the first time

Even hotter, track-focussed BMW M4 CS will be launched soon
12 Apr 2021
New 2021 BMW M4 on sale now priced from £76,055
BMW M4 Competition – front quarter
BMW 4 Series M4 Coupe

New 2021 BMW M4 on sale now priced from £76,055

Just like the new M3, the new BMW M4 Competition features a 503bhp 3.0-litre straight-six and optional four-wheel-drive
11 Jan 2021

Most Popular

New 2021 Volkswagen Polo facelift launch set for 22 April
Volkswagen Polo
Volkswagen Polo Hatchback

New 2021 Volkswagen Polo facelift launch set for 22 April

Volkswagen will pull the wraps off its updated Polo supermini later this week
19 Apr 2021
New all-electric Opel Manta GSe ElektroMOD reimagines the classic coupe
Opel Manta GSe ElektroMOD - front
Vauxhall

New all-electric Opel Manta GSe ElektroMOD reimagines the classic coupe

The Opel Manta GSe ElektroMOD EV reboots the iconic Manta coupe for the electric era
20 Apr 2021
New Volkswagen ID.5 coupe-SUV spotted on the road
Volkswagen ID.5 - spyshot 2
Volkswagen

New Volkswagen ID.5 coupe-SUV spotted on the road

The new Volkswagen ID.5 coupe-SUV will break cover later this year, with an expected range of more than 300 miles
19 Apr 2021