The brand new BMW M4 GT4 is right here; a 550bhp race automotive with a face solely a mom may love could possibly be yours for a cool £160,000.
For those who aren’t a fan of the BMW M4 CSL however need one thing rawer from BMW, it now has the reply. It comes within the type of the brand new M4 GT4, the little brother to the all weapons blazing M4 GT3 racer you’ll have seen on the grid of the Nurburgring 24hr race just lately.
Beneath the bonnet is identical S58 engine from the road-going automotive, in order that’s a 3.0-litre twin-turbo straight-six, solely within the BMW M4 GT4, it will get an influence hike to 550bhp and 479lb ft, relying on the way you need to use your race automotive and the rules of the race sequence being entered. There’s additionally a seven-speed ZF gearbox and a elaborate 10 stage traction management system for all eventualities and talent ranges.
It’s not what you’ll cool an inexpensive observe automotive with its £160,000 price ticket, however it does undercut others within the entry-level racing class, we’re pondering the Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS Clubsport, which retails at roughly £186,000.
Additionally being launched on the BMW M4 GT4 is one thing the German marque calls M Observe Cockpit, which can permit drivers and groups to regulate plenty of the vehicles technical settings with out having to plug a laptop computer into the OBD port, making adjustability simpler and quicker.
Inside, you additionally get Recaro bucket seat with harnesses and a elaborate Fanatec steering wheel.
Whereas BMW has revealed the M4 GT4, it’s nonetheless underneath testing, with its subsequent stage, and largest problem, coming within the type of the following spherical of the Nurburgring Endurance Collection and likewise the 24 hours of Portimão.
Boss of BMW’s M division Franciscus van Meel, stated: “Utilizing a variety of buyer suggestions, our skilled improvement crew and the brand new sixth technology BMW M4 based mostly manufacturing automotive has led to a quicker, dependable and really emotional all new BMW M4 GT4.”