The new BMW M4 GTS.

Posted on 14. Apr, 2016 by in BMW Canada

The BMW M4 GTS gives BMW M GmbH a new and disdainful technological
showpiece that elevates a intensity of a BMW M4 Coupe to another
considerable new level. With a powerful, engine sport-inspired looks
and high-performance technology, a BMW M4 GTS has a sights set
precisely on a competition track. A path time of 7.28 mins around the
mythological Nürburgring-Nordschleife, a world’s many harsh race
circuit, is a transparent matter of this special-edition model’s
well-developed abilities. At a same time, a sharpest BMW M4 of all –
like a BMW M stablemates – can also reason a possess on open roads.
BMW M GmbH is rising a BMW M4 GTS in a special book singular to
700 units to applaud a 30th anniversary of a BMW M3, that has
been in prolongation given 1986. In so doing, it is highlighting the
innovative aptitude of a BMW M engineers in building trailblazing
M technologies on a powertrain, framework and lightweight construction
front. The initial high-performance special book in a M3/M4 model
operation will also be accessible for a initial time in a critical North
American market.

“Special-edition models like a BMW M3 GT, BMW M3 CSL, BMW M3 GTS
and BMW M3 CRT have a decades-long tradition in a mid-size choice –
and that continues with a BMW M4,” says Frank outpost Meel, CEO of
BMW M GmbH. “They whet a impression of a BMW M code and embody
an emotionally abounding and disdainful pushing experience. We’ve taken a
radical lane with a set-up of a BMW M4 GTS to emanate a sports
appurtenance for a competition lane that delivers top-end dynamics and
inspirational performance. It allows us to denote what is
probable currently with a road-legal car. Owners can expostulate their
BMW M4 GTS to circuits such as Spa-Francorchamps, a Nürburgring or
Laguna Seca – for clubsport events, for instance – and afterwards set lap
times there that lift a bar to intensely high levels for road-legal cars.”

Performance boost pleasantness of innovative H2O injection.

At a heart of any and each BMW M model is a engine. The
BMW M4 GTS uses a multi-award-winning six-cylinder in-line turbo
engine from a BMW M3/M4, though adds innovative H2O injection
record to give a 3.0-litre section a estimable energy boost. The
H2O injection complement raises a engine’s outlay significantly – to
368 kW/500 hp – and increases torque to 600 Nm (442 lb-ft), nonetheless still
keeps fuel economy and CO2 emissions during a turn of a BMW M4 Coupe
(8.5 litres per 100 km* [33 mpg imp], 199 g/km*). This creates the
BMW M4 GTS a many agile, radical and boldly manly indication in the
range. It races from a delay to 100 km/h (62 mph) in a mere
3.8 seconds and hits a singular tip speed of 305 km/h (189.5 mph).

Lightweight pattern extends into a details.

Intelligent lightweight construction allows a BMW M engineers
to extent a car’s DIN kerb weight to 1,510 kilograms (ECE kerb
weight: 1,585 kg). Its superb weight-to-power ratio of 3.0 kg/hp
provides a ideal tallness for a rarely energetic pushing experience.
The severe weight-saving measures extend by both a interior
and extraneous of a car. Inside, carbon-fibre bucket seats, a
lightweight centre console, a lightweight construction of a rear
chair panelling and foot area partition, and special lightweight door
and side row trim, including doorway lift loops in place of plain door
handles, are clearly manifest indications of a designers’ commitment
to weight-saving. The severe focus of lightweight pattern can
also be seen in sum that are out of view. The instrument panel
uninformed tube is done from lightweight CO fibre. And on a outside
of a car, a newly designed bonnet, roof and tractable front
splitter are also assembled from carbon-fibre-reinforced plastic
(CFRP). The tractable back wing, too, is cut from this light but
intensely durable high-tech material. It rests on intricate,
CNC-machined aluminium mounts bound to a CFRP foot lid which
serve denote how each detail, no matter how small, has been
honed to minimise weight. Teaming adult with a diffuser – again, made
from CO twine – next a back bumper, a back wing optimises the
upsurge of atmosphere and reduces lift during a back axle. The empty complement has
a titanium muffler, that allows a weight saving of 20 per cent. Its
emotionally abounding soundtrack fits a M form ideally and envelops
a inside and outward of a automobile in a ambience of a competition track.

Performance-maximising apparatus features.

The standard-fitted seven-speed M Double Clutch Transmission
(M DCT) selects a best ratio for each pushing conditions with no
stop in a upsurge of energy as it creates a approach to a rear
wheels. The motorist can also name gears manually regulating possibly shift
paddles on a steering circle or a selector lever. The
Drivelogic shift programs and Launch Control have been retuned to the
engine’s increasing output. The weight-minimised, exclusive
M light-alloy wheels in star-spoke 666 M Styling are fake and
polished, and come in Acid Orange. They are propitious with
Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres (front: 265/35 R19, rear: 285/30 R20)
that are blending privately to a BMW M4 GTS and therefore play a
purpose in a car’s superb automatic traction and feedback by corners.

The three-way M coilover cessation specifically tuned for the
BMW M4 GTS can be practiced to particular tastes and therefore also to
a final of opposite competition circuits. The lightweight M carbon
ceramic brakes offer a well-defined vigour indicate and ensure
superb deceleration even underneath postulated complicated loads, such as at
a extent on a competition track.

World-exclusive OLED technology, shining LED light.

The informed dual sets of twin round headlights with four
aurora rings safeguard a best probable enlightenment of a road
surface. They mix cutting-edge LED (light-emitting diode)
record with BMW Selective Beam (dazzle-free high lamp assistant)
and Adaptive Headlights.

The L-shaped back lights are only as particular as a pattern of the
headlights. Indeed, innovative OLED back lights will make their
series-production entrance in a BMW M4 GTS. OLEDs
(organic light-emitting diodes) are a new kind of light source that
light adult over their full aspect with a really comparable outcome –
distinct LED units, that evacuate their light in a form of points. The
prosaic pattern of OLEDs (they magnitude only 1.4 millimetres in height) and
a ability to trigger particular light modules alone open up
uninformed possibilities for lighting concepts and exudes a participation of
well-developed precision. As such, a tail lights underline a breadth of
a back end, lend a automobile an even some-more eye-catching and powerful
coming and safeguard it cuts a stand-out figure in both a light and dark.

The interior – focused, disdainful and committed to engine sport.

The carbon-fibre M bucket seats for a motorist and passenger
hang resolutely with a lightweight construction thesis inside the
pure-bred, disdainful interior. They import around 50 per cent reduction than
a sports seats in a BMW M4 Coupe, capacitate an ideal seating position
and offer constrained long-distance comfort to go with their unbeatable
levels of support. The disdainful Alcantara/Merino leather seat
covering along with M stripes in a backrests, three-point chair belts
and doorway lift loops prominence a form of a BMW M4 GTS as a
high-performance sports appurtenance as good as a car’s standalone
character. The M4 GTS is propitious with opposite bucket-style M sports
seats (including lightweight backrests with cut-outs) for a North
American market, in line with internal registration requirements.

The disdainful element Alcantara is also used for a M sports
steering wheel, whose “12 o’clock” pen underlines a racing
impression of a BMW M4 GTS. In place of a back chair bench, the
BMW M4 GTS facilities a glass-fibre-reinforced cosmetic (GFRP) shelf and
a back row in carbon-fibre sandwich construction. Both are covered
in Alcantara, and together they capacitate a weight saving of around
40 per cent.

The discretionary Clubsport Package can serve raise a affinity of
a BMW M4 GTS with a competition track. It includes a hurl bar in
Acid Orange behind a front seats, a race-specification six-point
harness** and a glow extinguisher.




Further information on central fuel expenditure figures,
specific CO2 glimmer values and a electric energy expenditure of
new newcomer cars is enclosed in a following guideline:
“Leitfaden über Kraftstoffverbrauch, die CO2-Emissionen und den
Stromverbrauch neuer Personenkraftwagen” (Guideline for fuel
consumption, CO2 emissions and electric energy expenditure of new
newcomer cars), that can be performed from all dealerships, from
Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH (DAT), Hellmuth-Hirth-Str. 1, 73760
Ostfildern-Scharnhausen and at
Leitfaden CO2 (Guideline CO2) (PDF

2.7 MB)



* Fuel expenditure total formed on a EU exam cycle, might vary
depending on a tyre format specified.

** Not accessible on a US version.

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