A few days ago, BMW announced that it would be bringing the 2023 M4 CSL to the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este for the coupe’s world debut. Someone from M division decided to post two light and extra spicy 4-series teaser images on M’s official Facebook page, then decided against it and deleted them. However, the Internet had already noticed this, so the teasers were officially registered in the registry and will never be deleted. In the front image, the yellow DRLs quickly catch the eye, making their second appearance after their debut on the M5 CS. What’s hidden in the shadows is the retro M Motorsport badge on the bonnet, which features colored slashes against a white background on which the Roundel sits, and that prominent carbon fiber splitter at the bottom.
At the rear, the silhouette of the duck-tail spoiler fashioned into the trunk lid stands out. Below, we don’t know what to do with the taillights. It could be LEDs, or it could be OLED units like the ones used by BMW on the 2016 M4 GTS. It’s just that we haven’t seen taillights that match those This is one of the M4 CSLs caught in spy photos or a special video that BMW M released earlier this year. This video, titled “We are M”, included a split-second glimpse of an M4 CSL with its taillights on. None of the units included the thin three-dimensional angel hair lines found in this latest tease.
In less than two weeks, after years of anticipation, we’ll finally see the coupe that former M boss Frank van Meel says will be “the top-of-the-line, track-built track tool for the track, just with a license plate. With a CSL, you can expect cup tires, coil spring suspension, a roll cage, water injection and a fire extinguisher. It’s possible we can also we can expect more from a CSL, an M3 version slated to follow the M4. Rumor has it that we can also expect around 220 pounds of weight savings thanks to measures such as the removal of the rear seats. no doubt as expensive as it is limited, however.The track-focused M4 GT cost around $150,000 and only 300 of a total of 700 production units made it to the US.
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