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      09-05-2013, 12:55 PM   #1
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Smile Our Visual Preview of the BMW M4 Convertible (F83)

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Don't possess X-ray vision to see past all that camouflage which remains on the F83 M4 convertible prototype? No worries, we give you this digital preview.

As the spy photos and our renders show, the M4 convertible will generally share the M4 coupe and M3 sedan's styling, and of course powerplant/drivetrain.

The biggest difference will be the M4 cabrio's folding hardtop. Unlike the M4 and M3's carbon fiber double-hump roof, the M4 convertible will be metal and operate and fold in the same manner we're used to seeing on the E93 M3 convertible. We stitched together earlier spy photos for a preview video (reposted below).

The M4 convertible will debut later in 2014, after the the M4 coupe and M3 sedan have their world debuts at the Detroit show in January.

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BMW M4 Convertible (F83) Prototype




4 Series Folding Hardtop in Action


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      09-05-2013, 01:51 PM   #2
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Aww, I thought it was a lime green metallic...but it's just a filter over that mustard yellow color.

Lime green metallic would look HAWT. Looks good in that burnt orange too.

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hot damn that thing looks good!
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      09-05-2013, 01:55 PM   #5
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I will be trading my e93 if it looks like that.
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I know I'm getting old when the vert looks more appealing than the coupe to me. sigh
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Now that is dope!
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wait... no trunk?
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OMG Jason, just in time n1
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So how much weight will it add, any ideas?

I never liked the e93 because the lines with the top up just didn't look as good as the coupe for some reason. Doesn't seem to be as big of a problem here though.
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not a vert guy but wow, looks amazing
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All pumped up looking at the renderings and then I looked at the spy shots with the top up. Are they planning on landing aircraft on that rear deck? It looks even larger than the E93!
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wow, that looks incredible. If you live somewhere with great weather and nice back country roads this is the way to go! If you don't track your car, the extra weight is completely insignificant compared to the joy of having a blue or even better, night sky, above you.
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If that's what it will look like, for the first time ever on any car, except the e-type, I'd want the convertible over the coupe model.
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wow, that looks incredible. If you live somewhere with great weather and nice back country roads this is the way to go! If you don't track your car, the extra weight is completely insignificant compared to the joy of having a blue or even better, night sky, above you.
Place with good weather? Check.

Do not track car? Check.

I am happy I met the criteria for a convertible M3 ;-)
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Place with good weather? Check.

Do not track car? Check.

I am happy I met the criteria for a convertible M3 ;-)
Jesus Christ, haha. Props to you man, you're getting every dollar's worth out of that car!
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The first convertible that I would not mind having for sure..Amazing
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is the roof on the vert black? i always wanted to do that on my car but thought it wouldnt look right
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Hat's off and a cold one to the person that did that render!!
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The lines flow so much better than the E93. Looks great. The trunk kick is going to be a huge help in the design.
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Hmmm... that Aurum Dust on Red looks awfully familiar...
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