[Video] Can BMW M4 outperform Ford Mustang Mach 1?

BMW M4 and the Ford Mustang Mach 1 have relatively the same features, especially in their manuals. As we know, the stick shift has evolved into rare species over the years. And not all cars have it — the Holy Grail. It is a good thing BMW M4 and the Ford Mustang Mach 1 have that special feature. That is also one reason why it is quite difficult to compare the two cars in a single video.

While the two are considered rivals, we will check in the video how they differ despite their similarities. It has brought us something legendary from the past — the Ford bringing us a badge from 70 years. Mach 1 is also using a tried-and-tested formula, a V8 engine with a manual transmission and rear-wheel drive. The 5.0-litre engine in Mach 1 produces 460 HP and 529 Nm (390 lb-ft) of torque. This is slightly less than the M4’s.

Turbocharging produces more power having 473 HP (480 PS) and 600 Nm (479 lb-ft) of torque. The engine may be small and do not make much of a difference, but still enough to keep BMW on track of the game. The Mustang, on the other hand, has the advantage when it comes to the gearbox, according to the reviewer, because it has closer gates and shorter shifts, making it feel more precise overall. The Ford also has additional advantages, such as the exhaust sound and design.

As you step inside the BMW M4, you’ll surely see the value based on its class and features. It is way superior from its finish to interior materials and the overall ride. It is also best for day-to-day use much more than its limited edition counterpart. On another note, Ford claims that the drag race isn’t for them, so, we are left hanging trying to defend which of two actually beats another.

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