This BMW M4 GTS is the new Safety Car of the DTM

BMW M4 GTS Safety Car DTMNow the BMW M4 GTS model is the most radical and sporty division Motorsport of the signature bavarian. It will manufacture only 700 units and one of them will have a very special destination. The BMW M4 GTS will be the new Safety Car of the DTM (German Championship for touring Cars) in this season 2016. Thus, this new model will the BMW M4 for the last two years in the first race, which will take place in Hockenheim the next day, 6 may.

Jürgen Kastenholz will continue to be the official driver of the Safety Car of the DTM, a BMW M4 GTS which, among other things, he has to be able to maintain and even exceed on track the pace at which cars circulate in the DTM to not affect the performance sports of these last, as they must maintain the tires and brakes temperatures determined. Kastenholz is the pilot of the Safety Car since 2010.

BMW M4 GTS Safety Car DTMThe improvements of the BMW M4 GTS Safety Car compared to the previous M4 Safety Car are remarkable. The new safety car keeps the engine 3.0 six-cylinder in-line, but now thanks to the injection of water is able to reach the 500 horsepower, 69 HP more than before. The maximum torque also increases by 100 Nm to 600 Nm. These numbers, coupled with their 1.585 kilograms of weight make the weight-to-power of 3 kg/CV. This beast is limited to 305 km/h top speed and has no squeamishness to get from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.8 seconds.

tyres Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 in measure 265/35 R19 front and 285/30 R20 behind are the ones in charge of keeping this missile glued to the asphalt. The Clubsport Package adds elements required in a Safety Car of the DTM as the roll cage, the harnesses of six points and the fire extinguisher. The specific elements for this BMW M4 GTS security is the LED lighting supporting the roof and the front bumper, as well as the headlights with function flash. The radio to communicate with the race direction to complete the modifications, not to mention the decor-specific.

Source – BMW

BMW M4 GTS Safety Car DTM
BMW M4 GTS Safety Car DTM
BMW M4 GTS Safety Car DTM
BMW M4 GTS Safety Car DTM
BMW M4 GTS Safety Car DTM
BMW M4 GTS Safety Car DTM
BMW M4 GTS Safety Car DTM
BMW M4 GTS Safety Car DTM
BMW M4 GTS Safety Car DTM
BMW M4 GTS Safety Car DTM
BMW M4 GTS Safety Car DTM

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