It was initially showcased by BMW as a concept car in 2015 at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, and was released in 2016 with a limited production run of 700 units.
Equipped with the same 3-litre twin-turbo straight-six, the GTS is fitted with a unique water injection system that provides an additional 68 bhp and 37 lb-ft of torque.
Being 27 kg (60 lb) lighter than the regular M4 (F82) and having a DCT transmission, the top speed has been increased and a reduced 0 to 60 mph time.
Need for Speed: Payback
The M4 GTS appears in Need for Speed: Payback following its appearance in the reveal trailer released on June 2, 2017.