The new BMW M4 GTS is here. It has an engine with water jet technology which produces 500 horsepower and is the ‘M’ more radical history.
B MW improved what seemed difficult to improve, but by sacrificing a bit of comfort, was born BMW fastest in the history of the brand . This is the BMW M4 GTS, a car that we had already known as a prototype when it was presented at the last Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and now arrives in format of series production, it will be Limited to just 700 units .
His credentials are the 500 horsepower produced by its engine and its record for turn the Nurburgring Nordschleife in just 7 minutes and 28 seconds , which is equivalent to almost 30 seconds faster than conventional M4. Furthermore, along with the M4 GTS debuted in a series model technology water injection and the OLED (Lights With Organic LED) for tail lights.
Under the hood of BMW M4 GTS an engine block inline six-cylinder and 3.0 liter , which has been modified by incorporating technology hides water injection BMW, a system that injects a fine spray of water into the intake chamber, which allows significantly reduce the temperature of intake air , which in turn reduces the final compression temperature inside the combustion chamber, allowing greater boost pressure, which does nothing but bring increase power . TwinTurbo engine technology produces 500 horsepower and 600 Nm of torque permanently available between 4,000 and 5,000 rpm.
is able to turn the Nürburgring Nordschleife in just 7 minutes and 28 seconds.
The engine is associated with an automatic transmission with 7-speed dual clutch and system launch control , which allow the GTS BMW M4 accelerate of 0 to 100 kph in 3.8 seconds and reach a top speed of 305 kilometers per hour.
In another sector in which BMW has worked specifically for this model it has been in the way. The GTS BMW M4 weighs 80 kilograms less than the conventional model, by removing the rear seats, greater use of aluminum on reinforced plastic carbon fiber (CFRP), carbocerámicos brakes and an exhaust system made of titanium. Furthermore it is working on some elements of the interior and the front seats and center console, according to maintain your weight as low possible, to finish with a weight of 1,510 kg.
Aesthetically it clearly recognized thanks to its aero package which includes additional spoilers, a new front splitter and huge rear wing . It also has alloy wheels of 20 inches that are painted in gold and shod with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 in measuring 265/35 R19 at the front and 285/30 R20 at the rear.
Inside the changes are extensive, as well as losing the rear seats, has some competition front seats, which can be equipped with a six-point harness and Alcantara upholstery material also covers the steering wheel and of the panel. Optionally, you can request free at Clubsport package , which adds a safety cage, harnesses and a fire extinguisher.
The body is offered in four different colors: Alpine White, Black Sapphire Metallic, Frozen and Mineral Grey Metallic Dark Grey Metallic . The prices for each of these 700 units have not yet been released, but the price of conventional M4 will be the basis for M4 GTS .
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