50 years of BMW Turbo Power in motorsport: Roll-out of a BMW M4 DTM with two-litre turbo engine adds a new section and heralds a new era.

Posted on 28. Oct, 2018 by in BMW Canada

Dingolfing. Focus resolutely on a 2019 DTM season: The BMW M4
DTM, mutated to approve with Class 1 regulations and powered by the
newly-developed BMW two-litre turbo engine, done a first
coming during BMW Group Plant Dingolfing. With BMW works driver
Bruno Spengler (CAN) during a wheel, a vehicle finished a first
kilometres with BMW Turbo Power.

The turbo engine is a pivotal member of a new Class
1 regulations, that come into force in a 2019 DTM season. The
prior V8 engines are being transposed by fit and significantly
some-more absolute four-cylinder turbo engines with two-litre capacity. All
a modifications compulsory to fit a new engine, in suitability with
Class 1 regulations, have already been done on a BMW M4 DTM. These
embody alterations to a atmosphere inlets and outlets, as good as the
intake and empty system. Further evolutionary phases, formed on the
new regulations, will be implemented before a new vehicle is homologated. 

“BMW Turbo Power has enjoyed success in engine racing for almost
50 years. In a initial year with a BMW turbo engine, behind in 1969,
Dieter Quester was immediately crowned European furloughed vehicle champion
with a BMW 2002 TI. In 1973, a BMW 2002 turbo became a first
German prolongation vehicle to underline a turbocharger. We are now
adding a new section to this story in a DTM,” pronounced BMW Motorsport
Director Jens Marquardt. “Our initial few kilometres of a Class 1 era
went really positively. We are happy with all a organic tests. The
new turbo sounds awesome. However, a many considerable charge is
a potency – notwithstanding being extremely some-more absolute than a predecessor.”

“After my initial kilometres with a new DTM engine, we can hardly
wait for subsequent season,” pronounced Spengler. “I can only suppose how most fun
it will be to take to a lane with so most BMW Turbo Power. You can
feel a additional horsepower. We will put on even some-more of a uncover for the
fans in 2019. The volume of time during full-throttle is reduced – though the
tip speed is aloft than before. We will have to work even harder at
a wheel.”

The initial ITR exam in credentials for a 2019 deteriorate is
scheduled to take place from 11th to
14th November 2018 during Estoril (POR).

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