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 more than 20,000 test kilometres, several hours in the wind tunnel and extensive application drives for fine-tuning, the BMW M4 GT4 has already completed successful tests in race conditions. The new customer race car is now ready for racing action in the hands of customer teams starting in the 2018 season. The BMW Motorsport engineers were extremely passionate in developing the BMW M4 GT4. Always in focus: maximum mileage, a high level of cost-efficiency and the greatest possible ease of maintenance. The result: a sophisticated and reliable GT4 car that benefits from all of BMW Motorsport’s expertise.

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.

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).

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.

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.

  • 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. 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.

  • 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)

If you are interested in this product, please contact:

E-Mail: M4GT4@bmw-motorsport.com

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

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.