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      02-23-2012, 02:53 AM   #2
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BMW M3 CRT Highlights

Construction / Cosmetics
  • M3 "CRT" = Carbon Racing Technologies
  • Limited production - 67 units
  • Due to the very limited worldwide volume, the BMW M3 CRT will not be homologated for sale in the USA.
  • Priced in Germany at EUR 130,000 - incl. VAT
  • Debuts new production process for CFRP (carbon fiber reinforced plastic) components
  • Hood and bucket seats made from cellular carbon honeycomb
  • Hood has strength of conventional steel hood, but at 1/4 of its weight. 50% weight saving over M3 aluminum hood.
  • Frozen Polar Silver metallic exterior paint
  • Melbourne Red metallic applications and special treatment for the BMW kidney grille
  • Exclusive door sill strips, door panels and trim strips in aluminium grain structure
  • Special Sakhir Orange and Black dual colored covers for the front and individual rear seats
  • Alcantara-covered M steering wheel

Powertrain / Performance
  • 450hp @ 8,300 RPM
  • 324lb-ft torque @ 3,750 RPM
  • 180mph / 290kmh top speed
  • 4,360 cc displacement
  • 0-100km/h (0-62mph) - 4.4 seconds
  • Sports exhaust system with extremely lightweight titanium muffler
  • Bedplate crankcase construction in special aluminum-silicon alloy
  • Individual throttle butterflies
  • Knock control system with ion current technology
  • Dynamically-optimized wet sump oil supply

Body
  • 3,483 pounds / 1,580 kilograms = [100lb (45kg)] lighter than standard sedan / [154lb (70kg)] lighter when equipment on board taken into account
  • Proportion of car's weight over rear axle raised to 48.4%
  • 7.74 lb-per-hp weight-to-power ratio
  • 3.5 kg-per-hp weight-to-power ratio

Wheels/Suspension
  • 19-inch M light-alloy wheels in Y-spoke design
  • 245/35 R 19 front tires and 265/35 R 19 rear tires
  • Front and rear axle enhanced by rigid rear axle subframe
  • Coilover suspension with individually adjustable dampers
  • 6-piston fixed calipers with low-weight compound construction
  • 378x32 mm front brake rotors / 380x28 mm rear rear rotors
  • Stahflex brake lines

Tech
  • Sound-proofing configured specially for low-weight construction
  • Two individual rear seats
  • M DCT w/ Drivelogic
  • Navigation System Professional
  • BMW Individual High End audio system
  • Alarm system with PDC sensors



BMW M3 CRT Exterior Wallpapers





M3 CRT Interior

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M3 CRT Development