Only 300 copies of BMW M4 special edition to be sold worldwide

(February 26, 2018) MUNICH, Germany —  Thirty years ago, the BMW M GmbH complemented its model range for the first time with an open-top high-performance automobile. Just in time for the beginning of the summer of 1988, the BMW M3 Convertible offered motorsport fans the possibility to enjoy also in the open air the fascination of a sports car designed for everyday use, but with racetrack-proven engine and suspension technology.

The current successor, the BMW M4 Convertible is the latest interpretation of this vehicle concept. This model’s successful tradition and exclusiveness are now expressed in concentrated form in the BMW M4 Convertible Edition 30 Jahre.

The special edition model is being produced in a limited quantity of 300 vehicles and brought to the road featuring the M Competition Package. The open-top four-seater enthuses with 450 horsepower, an M Sport exhaust system, adaptive M suspension with specific SPORT mode and an extremely sporty configuration of the stability control system DSC and the Active M differential.

Specially developed design and equipment features provide for the exclusiveness of both the exterior and interior.

There is a choice of two tradition-steeped body colors for the BMW M4 Convertible Edition 30 Jahre. Macao Blue metallic gives reference to the open-top high-performance car’s debut 3 decades ago. Mandarin II uni is reminiscent of the color Dakar Yellow, which was available for the second generation of the BMW M3 Convertible.

Standard features for the edition model include BMW Individual High Gloss Shadow Line trims for the BMW kidney grille surround, the M side gills, the model lettering and the forged M light alloys boasting a star-spoke design. The 20-inch wheels come in the color Orbit Grey matt offered exclusively for the edition model.

The Merino full leather trim, the color scheme of which matches the desired vehicle body paintwork, characterizes the interior of the BMW M4 Convertible Edition 30 Jahre. In conjunction with the exterior color Macao Blue metallic, there is a choice of the two-tone color combinations Black/Fjord Blue and Black/Silverstone.

The exclusive features also comprise corresponding contrast stitching on the headrests as well as M floor mats with piping in the respective contrasting color. Black interior surfaces with yellow contrast stitching are offered in conjunction with Mandarin II uni, while interior trim strips in the version Carbon Fibre come as standard for all edition model variants.

Moreover, the lettering “30 Jahre Edition” is imprinted both on the doorsills and the headrests. A signet on the interior trim strip on the passenger side dashboard area boasts, in addition to the lettering “30 Jahre Edition,” the number “1/300, giving reference to the limited series.

The BMW M4 Convertible Edition 30 Jahre reflects the combination of sportiness and open-air driving pleasure that has now matured for the duration of five model generations. A racetrack-proven vehicle concept and technology derived directly from motorsport had already formed the basis for open-top driving pleasure in the first BMW M3 Convertible.

Only 30 copies of the special edition will be sold in the U.S., according to BMW.