BMW Motorsport has announced the new BMW M6 GT3, this new vehicle will replace the BMW Z4 GT3 which has been racing since 2010.
The BMW M6 GT3 comes with a twin turbo 8 cylinder 4.4 litre petrol engine that has been modified specifically for racing, as has the chassis of the vehicle.
“For me, as BMW Motorsport Director, there are few things more exciting than the development of a completely new car like the BMW M6 GT3,” said BMW Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt. “This car’s properties make it predestined to succeed the BMW Z4 GT3. The BMW Z4 GT3 has enjoyed success around the world in recent years, and is very popular among our customers. We obviously want to follow on from this success with the BMW M6 GT3. After all, the target we have set ourselves is to provide our customers with the best possible material. We also want to demonstrate the high product substance of BMW M cars in motorsport with the BMW M6 GT3. We are all very excited to see it in action at the initial tests. One thing is certain from the first design sketches: this car is going to have the wow factor. It goes without saying that we will continue to offer BMW Z4 GT3 customers our full support, just as they have come to expect from us.”
BMW will start testing their new BMW M6 GT3 in the first quarter of 2015, and they are expecting to put the vehicle on sale before the end of 2015.
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