As its 50th birthday celebrations gather pace, BMW M GmbH is unveiling a new BMW M4 CSL, fusing old-school racing passion with innovative technology to create the ultimate performance experience. Its character is defined by a power hike of 40hp over the current BMW M4 Competition Coupé to 550hp and a host of meticulous weight-saving measures.
The M Mode button can be used to adjust the responses of the various systems, with the usual ROAD and SPORT modes joined by a TRACK mode. In SPORT mode, the instrument cluster and Head-Up Display switch to M View, which only presents information relevant to sporty driving such as an M-specific rev dial and Shift Lights, digital speed read-out, and gear indication. Data including coolant temperature, charge pressure, tire condition, and lateral and longitudinal acceleration can be displayed in the side areas of the instrument cluster.
TRACK mode is activated by an extended press of the M Mode button and confirmed using the iDrive Controller. This setting deactivates all comfort and safety functions of the driver assistance systems, the controlled display is switched off to focus the driver’s attention, and the instrument cluster and Head-Up Display switch to M View, with road sign detection also hidden.
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