BMW Motorsport division began test-driving the new car for competition GT. It is based on the M4 coupe new generation.
BMW traditionally designs racing model in parallel with the civil. If the latter debuts this autumn, the first will have to wait until the beginning of the season 2022. The company stresses that until now the preparation of M4 GT3 went according to plan, despite the coronavirus. However, until this week was not the road test: in the previous few months were just a virtual test, but now the car was sent to the landfill, the BMW Group Miramas (France).
CEO of BMW M GmbH Markus Flush noted that the new M4 coupe has been an excellent basis for a race car because its row “turborestore” was originally created with the expectation of use in the world of Motorsport. Also, the manufacturer confirmed that in version for the GT3 engine will give out over 500 HP To the road the M3 and M4 he will develop 480 and 510 HP as the donor of the crossover X3 M and X4 M.
In the line of BMW Motorsport the new “four” will be a direct replacement for the M6 GT3, which in 2016 was used instead of the Z4 GT3. Its release will coincide with a change in the technical requirements for vehicles of category GT.