With extra power comes improved performance. Add the standard 7-speed M Double Clutch transmission and the BMW M3 Competition Sedan and BMW M4 Competition Coupé will sprint from zero to 100 km/h in 4.0 seconds, while the BMW M4 Competition Convertible reaches the same speed in 4.3 seconds, making each car 0.1 seconds faster than the standard M models. The 0-100 km/h time for models with the optional 6-speed manual transmission is also 0.1 seconds faster, compared to standard M3 Sedan and M4 Coupé and Convertible.
The Competition models also include an upgraded Adaptive M Suspension, featuring new springs, dampers, anti-roll bars and reconfigured driving modes (Comfort, Sport and Sport+.) In addition, the standard Active M Differential on the rear axle and Dynamic Stability Control have been configured to match the upgraded dynamics