The new Mercedes Benz C63 S AMG with the RaceChip Ultimate shows that even a vehicle that comes factory-equipped with sophisticated motorsport technology has serious potential to perform better.
It happens on a regular basis: our developers get a testing car and are so impressed after optimization that they don’t want to give it back. The Golf VII R was one of those vehicles.
At its factory specification of 495hp, the Jaguar F-Type S V8 is already equipped as a top model in the new Jaguar series. In terms of engine power, it runs at a level just a little bit below the Porsche 911 Turbo.
With the M4 and the transition to a supercharged engine, BMW is taking a step in a direction that some enthusiasts might not like. However, looking at things with an open mind – and considering the output values and, above all else, the potential of the engine – the M4 puts forward a positive argument for this new technology within this vehicle market.