BMW’s Motorsport division has previewed the design of the brand new GT4 buyer racing automobile and has confirmed the mannequin has entered an “intensive” testing part.
The GT4, based mostly on the agency’s M4 Coupé, is anticipated to make its debut in 2022. BMW Motorsport shared a rendered picture of the mannequin’s exterior design on social media.
The design reveals the return of a giant exterior spoiler, vast wheel arches and a entrance splitter. The GT4 might be based mostly on the G82 era of the M4 manufacturing mannequin, changing the GT4 variant that made its debut in 2018.
The present motorsport-focused M4 is pushed by the identical twin-turbocharged straight-six engine because the road-going mannequin, nevertheless it produces much less energy due to racing regulation restrictions.
It’s outfitted with carbonfibre doorways and bonnet for lowered weight, with different racing modifications together with an FIA-standard roll cage, racing suspension and a much less restrictive exhaust set-up.
The M4 has had a lot success since its 2018 debut, attaining 33 class wins and 100 podium finishes, and profitable the GT4 class of the British GT Championship.
Buyer racing automobiles have been specifically designed for any driver to purchase and take to the monitor.
BMW has a robust historical past of turn-key buyer racers, with automobiles just like the BMW M6 GT3 and BMW M2 CS Racing each attaining success in 2020.