BMW has confirmed the M3 and M4 sports models will receive a performance upgrade in the spring of 2016.

BMW has confirmed the M3 and M4 sports models will receive a performance upgrade in the spring of 2016.

In a recent interview BMW M boss Frank van Meel revealed the M3 sedan, M4 Coupe, and M4 Convertible trio will benefit from a Competition Package. Speaking to M-Power.com, he announced it will be offered to owners of the three models starting this spring.

“We will be offering a Competition Package for each of the three body variants as of spring 2016,” he told the site.

Currently, the standard M3/M4 has 431 horsepower, coming from a 3.0-liter 6-cylinder turbocharged engine, while the limited-run M4 GTS equipped with a water injection technology has 500 hp. Our suggestion is that the Competition Package will come with a power bump of around 30 hp.

“In addition to extensive measures to further enhance driving dynamics and agility, this package also comprises various exclusive equipment details as well as an increase in engine output,” Van Meel said.

Previous spy photos also revealed the package will bring lighter multi-spoke wheels, redesigned rear diffuser, and probably a revised exhaust system. Rumors say we won’t see carbon fiber brakes and any major aerodynamic improvements.

Expect to see the Competition Package online in February with a public premiere scheduled for the 2016 Geneva Motor Show in March.

Source: M-Power.com via BMW Blog

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