2023 BMW M4 GT4 race automotive revealed


BMW final week unveiled the brand new GT4 race automotive based mostly on the newest technology of its M4 coupe.

Just like the M4 GT3 race automotive unveiled final summer time, the M4 GT4 has been developed for BMW’s buyer racing program. The automotive is priced from 187,000 euros and is out there to order for supply in time for 2023.

The automotive has been developed to satisfy laws for varied GT4 competitions held in Asia, Europe and North America, and to maintain prices in examine, quite a few elements from the road-going M4 have been retained, whereas different elements have been borrowed from the M4 GT3.

In comparison with the outgoing M4 GT4, the main focus of growth for the brand new technology was not solely on making a quicker automotive however one additionally extra dependable and cheaper to take care of.

2023 BMW M4 GT4 race car

2023 BMW M4 GT4 race automotive

As well as, the ergonomics and electronics have been improved based mostly on suggestions from house owners of the earlier technology. One key improve has been the addition of the M Monitor Cockpit, which makes it attainable to examine and even change many car settings from the cockpit, thereby minimizing time spent within the storage.

The automotive is powered by the identical twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-6 discovered within the M4 highway automotive, however with peak output dialed as much as 543 hp, matching the output of the lately revealed 2023 M4 CSL. Nonetheless, in contrast to within the M4 CSL, the transmission within the M4 GT4 loses a gear. It runs a particular 7-speed computerized from ZF designed for motorsports. The automotive additionally includes a Drexler limited-slip differential with separate temperature managed auxiliary cooling and bolstered driveshafts.

Different upgrades embrace KW adjustable dampers, H&R adjustable springs, adjustable anti-roll bars (entrance and rear), adjustable camber up entrance, adjustable toe and camber on the rear, and adjustable traction management. The inside has additionally been totally stripped and fitted with a carbon fiber Recaro race seat, plus a Fanatec multi-function steering wheel, and the aforementioned M Monitor cockpit system.

As a result of GT4 vehicles are a lot nearer in spec to the manufacturing fashions on which they’re based mostly, they find yourself being a way more inexpensive choice for drivers in comparison with the GT3 route. This has led to a surge in demand, with many automakers now providing GT4 vehicles.


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