At the 2017 Shanghai Motor Show, BMW showed off its M division’s new ride: the M4 CS. The new version of the M4 isn’t quite as much of a track monster as the M4 GTS, and it’s a little more interesting than the M4 with the Competition Package. The M4 CS takes parts and components from both cars and puts them together to make something that’s an excellent middle ground.
This move by BMW’s M division is kind of similar to what Chevrolet did with the Corvette Grand Sport in that the Grand Sport sits in a middle ground between the Corvette Z06 and the standard Stingray. The best M4 for the track is still the M4 GTS, but we’d be willing to bet that the slightly less intimidating M4 CS is a very enjoyable car to drive.
The M4 CS has a 3.0-liter