BMW M4 GTS – Track modification coupe the BMW M4 (F82), a pre-production version of which was presented at the car competition of elegance at Pebble Beach. Ready for production version of the BMW M4 GTS debuted at the Tokyo Motor Show in 2015 in late October.
The car is equipped with adjustable front splitter and rear wing, which allows you to customize the configuration of a different race tracks, and tail lamps are equipped with OLED technology based on organic LEDs. In addition, the BMW M4 GTS hood made of carbon fiber and has a large air intake for better cooling units. The car put on different size aluminum wheels of exclusive design, “shod” in the tires Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 dimension 265/35R19 front and 285/30R20 – rear.
Inside, racing seats installed on the frame and sports steering wheel upholstered in Alcantara.The latter also partly used in the decoration of the front panel and the dashboard. The surcharge is proposed package Clubsport, which includes fire-extinguishing system, half rack of security behind the front seats and six-point seat belts.
Specifications. Under the hood, the coupe is located 3.0-liter six-cylinder turbo engine, equipped with a water injection system, which was previously tested in the safety car BMW M4 MotoGP Safety Car. This technology allows you to raise engine output and improve the stability of its work. Also Bavarian engineers believe that water injection will help to improve the life of the power unit.
The return on the modified engine BMW M4 Coupe GTS 500 hp and 600 Nm of torque, which is transmitted to the rear axle via seven-speed robotized transmission with two clutches. C Area to track hundreds coupe version of the migrated system with quick start accelerates in 3.8 seconds (0.3 sec. Faster than the usual 431-strong version of the M4), and the maximum speed reaches 305 km/h.
Thus, the company claimed that the new model became the fastest production car in the history of the manufacturer. Circle of North Loop of the Nürburgring the car crossed in 7 minutes and 28 seconds, cutting the best result the standard BMW M4 by almost 30 seconds. And this has been achieved not only through the more powerful engine and an active aerodynamic elements, but at the expense of the masses.
On the track BMW M4 GTS dismantled back sofa in the lounge, an exhaust system made of titanium (it is 20% lighter standard), already in the database there are carbon-ceramic brakes, and some elements of the chassis are made of aluminum. All this has allowed the coupe to lose 80 kg, with the result that the mass of the vehicle was reduced to 1510 kg.
Configuration and price. Results will be released only 700 copies BMW M4 GTS, and 300 of them will go to the United States, where for the model requested by 134,200 dollars. For the four options available coupe body color: Black Sapphire Black metallic, White Alpine White, light gray Mineral Grey metallic and dark gray Frozen Dark Grey Metallic.
It is noteworthy that the entire print run sold out models appeared in less than two months from the date of the premiere. This is despite the fact that the price of the car in Germany (from 142,600 euros), almost twice the cost of conventional M4.