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First photos of the BMW E89 Z4 GT3

Featured Posts, Racing | February 24th, 2010 by 20
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Just two months ago, BMW Motorsport softly announced a new model due out in the second quarter of 2010: BMW Z4 GT3. Based on the …

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Just two months ago, BMW Motorsport softly announced a new model due out in the second quarter of 2010: BMW Z4 GT3. Based on the current generation E89, the Z4 GT3 is powered by the 4.0 liter V8 engine found in the current M3 producing approximately 480 bhp. The engine is controlled by the modern ECU 408, while the Power400 control unit is responsible for operating all actuators. The transmission takes place via a sequential, six-speed gearbox.

The BMW Z4 GT3 has an estimated price of 298,000 euros ($427,000 at the current rate exchange).

The first team to show their E89 Z4 GT3 is Schubert Motorsport backed and the car was spotted during a training session in Paul Ricard High Test Track in France.

Courtesy of Jon Sibal, we have some exclusive photos today, but expect to see more higher resolution photos in the next few days.

  • Bolfer

    Looks stunning. The front fascia kind of reminds me of the makeup from that KISS band.

  • Andrew

    Looks incredible!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=675895685 Christiaan Conover

    Absolutely incredible. I want one *so* badly.

  • rav3n

    298,000 euros ($427,000) – Sick!

  • John

    Cool, some plates on it and hit the road Jack!

  • lennardt

    looks a bit like viper. not the viper-kid who’s weeping around at comments here but the dodge car. i like the aggressive look.

    • X5 SoB

      FUNNY!

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  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000163817321 Beach

    Man, this caused instant drooling! Hopefully BMW will release a non racing version, call it the Z4M. I will remortgage my house…

    • X5 SoB

      That’s one ugly cheerleader in your picture…

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  • X5 SoB

    Horatiu, you’ve known about this car since 7/12/09 and just now reporting on it? Hmmmm… This is far more exciting news than the GT4, since this means the V8 can be made to fit in the Z4 engine bay. Z4M soon to follow!

    • http://www.bmwblog.com Horatiu B.

      The news have been reported last year. See the related articles below the article.

  • M POWER

    The M Brand is coming. Watch out Ferrari

  • M POWER

    M1 in gt1 in 3 years thank god bmw left f1

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  • Bolfer

    What’s the performance stat. on this Z4?

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