Geneva Auto Show is announcing to be an exciting place and one of the best shows of the year. We already know BMW will unveil some new models there, we just learned that Alpina will bring the B6 and B7 models and the German sports carmaker, Wiesmann, is bringing their latest anniversary model, GT MF4-S.
Nothing special so far, some of you might think, but what if I will tell you that the GT MF4-S is powered by the powerful 4.0 liter V8 engine from the new M3. Outputting 420 hp and including a standard six-speed manual or a new dual-clutch, the M3 engine improves the power from the previous MF4 model (367 hp) which was powered by the 4.8 liter V8 from the 550i or the X5 4.8iSA.
A lot of the options on the Wiesmann are customized for the customer and their name engraved.
But who is Wiesmann?
Many BMW fans might not be familiar with the brand, so let me share with you little bit of its history. Wiesmann is an automobile manufacturer in Germany. The company was founded in 1985 by the brothers Martin Wiesmann and Friedhelm Wiesmann. The cars are manufactured by hand in Dülmen. The Wiesmann logo portrays a gecko, as Wiesmann cars “stick to the road like geckos to a wall”.
[Source: MotorAuthority ]