The BMW Z4 GT3 on world tour.

Success model for privateer teams and drivers.

The BMW Z4 GT3 continues to spearhead the range of vehicles available from BMW Motorsport Sales and Distribution. Further improvements were made for 2015, and the car is once again set to catch the eye in the hands of private BMW teams and drivers at events and in championships run in accordance with GT3 regulations in Europe, Asia and North America.

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The engine block of the car’s V8 is produced by the BMW Foundry in Landshut. BMW Plant Dingolfing contributes the rear-axle transmission, among other things. The front and rear aprons, bonnet, roof, mudguards, rear wing, and many other parts are made of carbon fibre reinforced plastic.

The steel chassis of the BMW Z4 GT3, into which a safety cell made of high-tensile precision steel tubes is welded, is manufactured by BMW Plant Regensburg. As such, the racing car’s chassis comes off the same production line as that of the road version of the BMW Z4. Only at the end of the production process does the racing chassis veer away from the standard production one, in order to be finished by hand. In total, it takes about 700 man hours to completely assemble a BMW Z4 GT3.

2013 was a successful year for the BMW Z4 GT3, which won numerous races in GT series around the world. It also claimed its first podium at the Nürburgring 24 Hours, where it finished runner-up. The 2014 season has been even more successful. Amongst others the car won the title in the British GT Championship.

Technical specifications BMW Z4 GT3
Length: 4.387 mm
Width: 2.012 mm
Height: 1.210 mm
Wheel base: 2.509 mm
Tank capacity: 115 litres
Engine type: Eight-cylinder, V-configuration
Capacity: 4,361ccm
Max output: approx. 535bhp (depending on air restrictor regulations)
Bore x stroke: 92 x 82mm
Max. engine speed: 8750 rpm

700 man hours to assemble a BMW Z4 GT3