BMW M4 GT4, officially confirmed: it will be in the circuits in the 2018

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BMW M4 GT4, the first image of advancement of this new contender in the category FIA GT4

BMW Motorsport confirms his new creation for the competition, which begins its journey in 2018 within the category FIA GT4. This is the first image of advancement of the BMW M4 GT4, which will be based on the BMW M4 Coupe. By regulatory constraints will be very close to the production model, succeeding the previous BMW M3 GT4 based on the generation E92.

BMW M4 GT4 will be a racing-[customer that will be available for private teams: the deliveries of the first units will take place in the second half of next year, just in time to prepare for the season 2018. The model is still in an early stage of development, and its first tests on circuits will be taking place at the end of this 2016.

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So was the BMW M3 GT4 presented in 2009, which still participates in the competition for the hand of numerous private teams

The well-known BMW M6 GT3 will continue to lead the supply of BMW-Motorsport-racing-client, while below this new M4 GT4 will continue offering the most affordable BMW M235i Racing, by way of introduction in the circuit. Your engine and electronics from the BMW M4 Coupe without any modification, so that you will keep your same 431 HP, while the hood is carbon fiber is a legacy of the BMW M4 GTS.

on the other hand, their seats and brakes have their origin in the M6 GT3, but there are also unique solutions to this model in their adaptation to the competition: in this section highlight their doors carbon fiber, the sport-tuned exhaust or the aerodynamic specific, which is supplemented with a splitter front and a rear spoiler. Of course, will also be present elements of security as the inner cage or a fire-extinguishing equipment.

We have a new rival in sight for models like the Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport or McLaren 570S GT4: the first race of the BMW M4 GT4 will be the 24 Hours of Dubai in January 2018. In addition, it will become the vehicle used for the junior program of BMW Motorsport, where those young talents that shine will promote and able to pilot a M6 GT3.