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Lexus RC F vs BMW M4: Drift & Drag

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Straight six with a turbo or V8? Which will yield the better performance, and which provides the most fun while driving?

These are some of the questions Autocar set out to solve in one of their latest head to head comparisons. Pitting the new Lexus RC F against the BMW M4, Autocar reporter Matt Prior samples the straight line acceleration and drifting abilities of each in a video uploaded to YouTube Feb. 6.

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Which do you think will provide the better performance? Which is more fun to drive? Check out the specs for each below, watch the video above and let us know in the comments.

Lexus RCF

Engine: 5.0-liter V8

Horsepower: 467

Torque: 389 lb-ft

0-60 mph: 4.4 seconds

Top Speed: 167+ mph

See All RC F Listings


Engine: Twin-turbocharged DOHC Inline-6

Horsepower: 425

Torque: 406 lb-ft

0-60 mph: 3.9 seconds

Top Speed: 155 mph

See All M4 Listings

(Source: YouTube)

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