BMW M4 GT4

BMW M4 GT4.

The new challenger.

BMW M4 GT4.

The new challenger.

BMW M4 GT4. The new challenger.

The BMW family has a new member: the BMW M4 GT4. After over 20,000 kilometres of testing, many hours in the wind tunnel and comprehensive application runs for fine-tuning purposes in 2017, the new car made its debut in the hands of customers in 2018. The BMW M4 GT4 proved its reliability in the extreme desert conditions of the 24-hour race in Dubai. It then took class victory at the first attempt on its first outing in Australia.

5 POWER FACTS

ON THE BMW M4 GT4.

  • 01 High mileage and cost-efficiency thanks to the use of tried-and-tested production technology.
  • 02 Important safety features adopted from the BMW M6 GT3.
  • 03 Completely newly-developed, variable engine control unit with various performance levels via Powersticks.
  • 04 Experienced customer racing teams and private drivers involved in the development and testing process.
  • 05 Car developed on most common brands of tyre.

The BMW M4 GT4 in Detail.

The BMW M4 GT4 in Detail.

COCKPIT.

Air conditioning as standard; rigidly attached BMW Motorsport safety seat, the same as in the BMW M6 GT3; Schroth Endurance six-point safety belt; adjustable AP Racing pedal box, the same as in the BMW M6 GT3; Manual braking balance adjustment using a dual circuit brake system; AIM dash logger with adjusted colour display; Illuminated switch panel (dimmable); extended, adjustable steering column with removable motorsport steering wheel; lightweight instrument panel; GT4 logo on the sill, the centre console and the seat.

ENGINE.

Six-cylinder in-line, four valves; M TwinPower turbo technology, direct injection, Valvetronic; Capacity: 2,979 cc; Output: more than 431 hp (depending on balance of performance); production engine electronics – output via power stick can be adjusted according to defined BoP; Motorsport-specific lightweight exhaust system.

CHASSIS.

Chassis with DMSB-certified welded safety roll cage (compliant with FIA regulations), manufactured by BMW Motorsport; roof, doors and bonnet made from CFRP; Makrolon® screens (heated front screen); Motorsport front splitter made from CFRP; Motorsport rear wing made from CFRP, adjustable; Motorsport dive plane made from CFRP; air jack system; bonnet and hatchback quick-release lock; lightweight motorsport wiring harness.

TRANSMISSION.

7-gear dual clutch transmission with motorsport software; mechanical differential lock with separate cooling; purpose-built output shafts with wheel bearings adapted for motorsport (rear axle); Stability systems specifically adapted for BMW Motorsport (DSC/ABS).

SUSPENSION.

Motorsport-specific control connections; adjustable motorsport stabilisers front and rear; specially adapted motorsport shock absorbers (Öhlins) front and rear; springs, each with three spring rates, for the front and rear axle available.

BRAKES/TYRES.

6-piston, fixed calliper front, AP Racing; diameter of brake disks: 390 mm; 4-piston, fixed calliper rear, AP Racing; diameter of brake disks: 355 mm; balance bar for adjusting the brake balance at the front and rear; double-suction brake air cooling; wheels/tyres: 11 x 18 inch alloy wheels; Tyre dimensions: 300/660 R18 (delivery on Hankook tyres).

  • 1. COCKPIT.

    Air conditioning as standard; rigidly attached BMW Motorsport safety seat, the same as in the BMW M6 GT3; Schroth Endurance six-point safety belt; adjustable AP Racing pedal box, the same as in the BMW M6 GT3; Manual braking balance adjustment using a dual circuit brake system; AIM dash logger with adjusted colour display; Illuminated switch panel (dimmable); extended, adjustable steering column with removable motorsport steering wheel; lightweight instrument panel; GT4 logo on the sill, the centre console and the seat.

  • 2. ENGINE.

    Six-cylinder in-line, four valves; M TwinPower turbo technology, direct injection, Valvetronic; Capacity: 2,979 cc; Output: more than 431 hp (depending on balance of performance); production engine electronics – output via power stick can be adjusted according to defined BoP; Motorsport-specific lightweight exhaust system.

  • 3. CHASSIS.

    Chassis with DMSB-certified welded safety roll cage (compliant with FIA regulations), manufactured by BMW Motorsport; roof, doors and bonnet made from CFRP; Makrolon® screens (heated front screen); Motorsport front splitter made from CFRP; Motorsport rear wing made from CFRP, adjustable; Motorsport dive plane made from CFRP; air jack system; bonnet and hatchback quick-release lock; lightweight motorsport wiring harness.

  • 4. TRANSMISSION.

    7-gear dual clutch transmission with motorsport software; mechanical differential lock with separate cooling; purpose-built output shafts with wheel bearings adapted for motorsport (rear axle); Stability systems specifically adapted for BMW Motorsport (DSC/ABS).

  • 5. SUSPENSION.

    Motorsport-specific control connections; adjustable motorsport stabilisers front and rear; specially adapted motorsport shock absorbers (Öhlins) front and rear; springs, each with three spring rates, for the front and rear axle available.

  • 6. BRAKES/TYRES.

    6-piston, fixed calliper front, AP Racing; diameter of brake disks: 390 mm; 4-piston, fixed calliper rear, AP Racing; diameter of brake disks: 355 mm; balance bar for adjusting the brake balance at the front and rear; double-suction brake air cooling; wheels/tyres: 11 x 18 inch alloy wheels; Tyre dimensions: 300/660 R18 (delivery on Hankook tyres).

TECHNICAL DATA.

Dimensions
Length
4,671 mm (without splitter)
Width
1,877 mm (without mirrors)
Height
1,369 mm (variable)
Wheelbase
2,812 mm
Engine
Type
straight-six engine with M TwinPower Turbo technology
Capacity
2,979 cc
Output
over 431 hp (depending on regulations)
Engine management
Production engine electronics – output via power stick can be adjusted according to defined BoP
Exhaust system
Type
Motorsport-specific lightweight exhaust system
Tank
Capacity
125 litres (depending on regulations)

THE BMW M4 COUPÉ.

The BMW M4 Coupé is is a prime example of intelligent, lightweight construction. The high-performance sports car weighs 1,497 kg when empty. That is 80 kg less than its predecessor. This weight reduction has a positive effect on driving dynamics and consumption.

Racing genes included.

BMW Sports Trophy Competition.

BMW SPORTS TROPHY COMPETITION.

BMW Motorsport is once again organising the BMW Sports Trophy Drivers‘ and Teams’ Competitions this season.
GT Highlights.

GT HIGHLIGHTS.

260 km/h through the urban canyons. Through Fuchsröhre and Brünnchen. Flat-out through “Eau Rouge”: the BMW M6 GT3 faces certain challenges that provide that extra boosts of adrenalin. These include the 24-hour races at the Nürburgring and at Spa, as well as the FIA GT World Cup in Macau.