There’s been a slew of new generation BMW M models throughout the years and with progress there has been a trend with increasing chassis weight while packing more technology into these cars. But has that strategy really been successful when we compare the lap times of these newer M models? We take a look at a chart showing the progress of these cars with a recent test from Car & Driver’s Lightning Lap 2016.

Car and Driver Lightning Lap 2016 - BMW M4 GTS