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The new BMW M4 CSL challenges the Porsche 911 GT3: a drag race among German beauties

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Shortly before summer, BMW delighted us with the presentation of the M4 CSL, a highly colorful version of the model that adopts some solutions directly derived from GT3 racing cars, but how does it fare against competitors? Carwow team picks Porsche 911 GT3 to challenge M4 CSL.

Prior to the recent launch of the Porsche 911 GT3 RS, the standard 911 GT3 Top of the quote reserved for 911not so much in terms of pure numbers as in equipment and the ability to go fast on the track as well as on the road. Embossed under rear hood 4.0-liter straight-six naturally aspirated, capable of 510 hp and 470 Nm of torquethe rear wheels are only dumped to the ground via a 7-speed automatic dual-clutch PDK transmission with launch control. Power is lower than the competitor, but the German from Zuffenhausen recovers under 1435kg of weight.

The BMW M4 CSL has been lightened compared to the standard M4 but still remains the heaviest at 1625kg, though it can count on the extra power of the 3.0-liter twin-turbo flat-six. in this configuration it reaches 550 hp and 650 Nm of torqueIt is transferred to the rear wheels via an 8-speed automatic transmission with launch control.

The cars are fairly balanced with each other, but The layout of the Porsche engine is another factor in favor of traction 911, but as always, the challenges of the team led by Mat Watson are never to be underestimated, so take your guesses and enjoy the challenge.

Source: Every Eye

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