BMW Group Malaysia has just announced that the BMW M4 Coupé will be the Official Safety Car for the upcoming Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix that will take place next week, from 24 to 26 October at the Sepang International Circuit.

The all-new BMW M4 Coupe as the Official Safety Car of the 2014 MotoGP (2)

QUICK FACTS

Name BMW M4 Coupé
Segment C-Segment, 2-Door Coupé
Engine 2,979cc, inline 6, M TwinPower Turbo
Max Power 431hp @ 5,500-7,300 rpm
Max Torque 550Nm @ 1,850–5,500 rpm
Price  RM 748,800

 

The BMW M4 Coupé was quietly introduced to a few potential customers at the Sepang Circuit, together with its four-door compatriot, the M3 Sedan. Both models get the same 3.0-litre inline-six cylinder engine featuring BMW’s M TwinPower Turbo technology that makes 431 horsepower and 550 Nm of torque. As for the Safety Car M4, no changes have been made under the hood, so the numbers are equal to that of the production model M4.

The all-new BMW M4 Coupe as the Official Safety Car of the 2014 MotoGP (5)

For those who are keen to see the Safety Car in the flesh, you can head on over to Glenmarie’s Auto Bavaria on 23 October (Thursday) at 2pm to catch the special showcase of the said M4 Coupé.

BMW Motorrad Malaysia will also be present over the MotoGP weekend at SIC, with their latest offering – special lower seating kit variants of the BMW F800GS, R1200GS and R1200GS Adventure motorcycles.

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