BMW teases track-only M6 GT3

October 11, 2014
BMW has published a pair of teaser sketches that preview the upcoming M6 GT3.

The M6 GT3 is being designed by a small team of engineers in Munich to replace the Z4 GT3. The sketches hint the GT3 stands out from a stock M6 thanks to a deep front bumper with a carbon fiber splitter, large air vents in the hood, side exhausts, a huge wing mounted on the trunk lid and a sizable air diffuser integrated into the rear bumper.

Multi-spoke center-locking wheels and a paint job that prominently displays the colors of BMW’s M division round out the exterior updates.

Power for the M6 GT3 will come from an evolution of the twin-turbocharged 4.4-liter V8 engine that powers the M5 and the M6. The eight-cylinder will be heavily modified for track use, though BMW is not ready to disclose how much power the mill will pump out. BMW’s next racer will shift through a track-specific gearbox.

The BMW M6 GT3 will go on sale at the end of next year, meaning buyers will be able to compete in the 2016 edition of the BMW Sports Trophy. Pricing information will be published in the weeks leading up to the racer’s on-sale date.

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