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2015 BMW M4 vs. Its Competition

 
2015 BMW M4 Convertible
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The Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG is a strong alternative to the BMW M3, as toe-to-toe, we preferred the Mercedes over the previous-generation M3 coupe in many respects.

Whether the next generation of the upcoming 2015 C-Class will be able to bring the same level of fight to the new M4 remains to be seen--Mercedes still has to launch the standard version of the new C.

Audi's RS5 is another possible pick in the high-performance sport-luxury coupe segment, bringing with it quattro all-wheel drive and the breathtakingly gorgeous lines shared by all A5-based models.

On the track, or otherwise at the limit, the RS5 may lack some of the bite of the alternatives, but it's by no means a slouch--in fact, you'd be hard-pressed to go wrong with any of these choices.

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The 2015 BMW M4 promises to be the most technologically advanced and quickest of its ex-3-Series line, but we'll have to test it for ourselves to render judgment.
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Supple and sleek, the Audi A5 coupe and convertible get more rational to us as they reach into S5 and RS 5 territory.
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For those who have a want a value-oriented car that projects the right image, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class makes a lot of sense.
MSRP From  
$64,200$39,000$35,800
Gas Mileage  
20 MPG City / 32 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy
Engine  
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
EPA Class  
Subcompact CarsSubcompact CarsCompact Cars
Style Name  
2-Door Coupe2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 2.0T Premium4-Door Sedan C250 Sport RWD
Drivetrain  
Rear Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity  
445
Passenger Doors  
N/AN/AN/A
Body Style  
CoupeCoupeSedan
Transmission  
Manual w/ODManual w/ODAutomatic w/OD
 
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