BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > M3 (E90 / E92 / E93) > General M3 Forum (E90 + E92 + E93)
 
Evolve Automotive
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      10-14-2009, 11:07 AM   #23
Silverstone
Lieutenant
 
Silverstone's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW M3 E93 M DCT SILVERSTONE
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Saudi Arabia

Posts: 534
iTrader: (0)

lol...sorry typo...

thats what i wanted to point out.
__________________
Silverstone is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      10-14-2009, 11:23 AM   #24
RowanBuds
New Member
 
Drives: No M3.....yet.
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Bergen County, NJ

Posts: 19
iTrader: (0)

Mysterious M3 at the 'Ring!!??!?!

http://blogs.insideline.com/straight...rburgring.html

Wanted to share

Cheers!
RowanBuds is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      10-14-2009, 11:38 AM   #25
BMWI6
Major
 
BMWI6's Avatar
 
Drives: 335is
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Miami, Fl

Posts: 1,322
iTrader: (2)

Yes!!!!! an e92 csl will be sweet!!!!
__________________
If everything seems under control, then you aren't going fast enough"
BMWI6 is offline   Colombia
0
Reply With Quote
      10-14-2009, 11:40 AM   #26
JC919
Lieutenant Colonel
 
JC919's Avatar
 
Drives: CSL
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland

Posts: 1,790
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by southlight View Post
Great shots! As far as I know, BMW asked some current owners in Germany if they'd buy such a street version of the M3 GT4. Asking price? It's said to be around 120.000 €.


Best regards,
south
I'd probably rather get a GT3 for that kind of money. However, I'd love to see this car produced so that I could put some of the parts on my current M3.
__________________

2003 CSL, SG and some brake bs
2002 M5, SSII/Blk and bone stock. Stored in TX
2008 M3, AW/Blk 6MT, Akrapovic Evolution, Evosport Pulley, ESS Tune, Michelin PSS/Hoosier, other track stuff SOLD

Last edited by JC919; 10-14-2009 at 06:17 PM.
JC919 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      10-14-2009, 11:58 AM   #27
keanu1
tiamat
 
keanu1's Avatar
 
Drives: 525 d
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: romania

Posts: 1,311
iTrader: (0)

Are you sure this is not some tunner testing their version of m3?!!? it doesn't look like factory bmw!!!
keanu1 is offline   Romania
0
Reply With Quote
      10-14-2009, 12:23 PM   #28
Griz
Lieutenant
 
Drives: 2010 BMW Escort Type M
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Chicago

Posts: 498
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dartanium View Post
I do like the front lip
No doubt. It kicks the crap out of anything else currently available.
Griz is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      10-14-2009, 12:54 PM   #29
aajami
Brigadier General
 
aajami's Avatar
 
Drives: Space Gray '09 E92 M3
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Manhattan Beach, CA

Posts: 3,988
iTrader: (4)

Is the GT4's engine a flat plane V8?
__________________
'09 E92 M3: Space Gray, Black, Carbon Leather | ZTP 2MK ZPP 2MT 6FL | link 1 / link 2
Mods: M Performance exhaust | ZCP retrofit | Euro airbox | GTS DCT flash | 240J ECU flash | LCI Euro taillights | CRT lip | OEM alarm retrofit | Space Gray bumper plugs | BMW Performance: Mk. II spoiler / Mk. II non-electronic steering wheel / mirror caps / front grilles / side gills / intake louvers / emblem
aajami is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      10-14-2009, 01:30 PM   #30
KANdaddy
Lieutenant Colonel
 
KANdaddy's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 Estoril 328i M Sport
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Cali

Posts: 1,718
iTrader: (4)

Quote:
Originally Posted by JC919 View Post
I'd probably rather get a GT3 for that kind of money. However, I'd love to see this car produced none the less so that I could put some of the parts on my current M3.
__________________
KANdaddy is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      10-14-2009, 01:39 PM   #31
GuyOh
Lieutenant Colonel
 
GuyOh's Avatar
 
Drives: 08 AW 335i coupe
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Vancouver B.C.

Posts: 1,792
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2008 E92 335i  [0.00]
how do we know it's not just some riced up m3?
cuz dont bmw always cover up their bmw emblems on all prototypes?
__________________
GuyOh is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      10-14-2009, 01:43 PM   #32
330CIZHP
Major
 
Drives: BMW 330 CI ZHP
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Calgary, Alberta

Posts: 1,211
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by GuyOh View Post
how do we know it's not just some riced up m3?
cuz dont bmw always cover up their bmw emblems on all prototypes?
Mirrors have a completely different design than that of stock M3.
__________________
""A great sounding, responsive, high-revving, naturally aspirated engine is part of the DNA of a thoroughbred sports car. No two ways about it."

- Lamborghini on turbocharging
330CIZHP is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      10-14-2009, 02:08 PM   #33
PaulTheHero
Driving a bmw makes you smile everyday.
 
PaulTheHero's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW 545i E60
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: The Netherlands

Posts: 411
iTrader: (0)

Send a message via MSN to PaulTheHero
Quote:
Originally Posted by GuyOh View Post
how do we know it's not just some riced up m3?
cuz dont bmw always cover up their bmw emblems on all prototypes?
For the looks of it i say the track isnt open for "tourists" and it has defintely a "münchener(factory)" number plate on it.

Greetz
PaulTheHero is offline   Netherlands
0
Reply With Quote
      10-14-2009, 02:13 PM   #34
mkoesel
Moderator
 
Drives: IB/PS M-DCT E93 M3
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Canton, MI

Posts: 13,470
iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by aajami View Post
Is the GT4's engine a flat plane V8?
The GT4 uses a stock S65 (might be different exhaust tho - not sure).

The GT2's P65 racing motor does have a flat plane crank though.
__________________
2008 Interlagos Blue E93 M3 - M-DCT
2011 Salsa Red Jetta TDI Sportwagen - DSG
mkoesel is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      10-14-2009, 02:15 PM   #35
zuggerat89
Still waiting...
 
zuggerat89's Avatar
 
Drives: OGV
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Monmouth County, NJ

Posts: 886
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by 330CIZHP View Post
Mirrors have a completely different design than that of stock M3.
Whats different about the mirrors?
zuggerat89 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      10-14-2009, 03:03 PM   #36
finnbimmer
Private
 
finnbimmer's Avatar
 
Drives: e92 Le Mans blue
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Finland

Posts: 80
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2008 e92 325i  [0.00]
Please BMW make this car. This would be the perfect showcase of efficient dynamics.

Do I see rollcage?
finnbimmer is offline   Finland
0
Reply With Quote
      10-14-2009, 03:24 PM   #37
GreenPlease
Lieutenant Colonel
 
GreenPlease's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW 335i e92
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Orlando Florida

Posts: 1,635
iTrader: (2)

P65 has a flat plane
__________________
Cars>Women
GreenPlease is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      10-14-2009, 03:56 PM   #38
Genro757
///M-Flight VP
 
Genro757's Avatar
 
Drives: '13 Frozen Red Edition E92 M3
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: NOVA/Virginia Beach, VA

Posts: 659
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2013 E92 M3  [0.00]
BMW does make this car...personally saw it at a plant tour in Regensburg...we werent allowed to take pictures...but it does have a full roll cage in it...and after the car is built...its "re-built" by a different team at the plant...its not street legal at all...and is only allowed on the track...I dont really remember all the tech specs on it...but definetly a kick ass M3 for the price
__________________
2013 "Frozen Red Edition" E92 M3, M-DCT with all the 'fixin's, Akrapovic Evolution w/CF Tips, BPM Stage 2 Tune, BPM DCT Software
Genro757 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      10-14-2009, 03:58 PM   #39
tpipta
Second Lieutenant
 
Drives: M235i
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Annapolis, MD

Posts: 299
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by zuggerat89 View Post
Whats different about the mirrors?
Nothing.
__________________
2008 AW 335i (Lemon), 2009 AW 335i (Round 2 w/ Basic Mods), 2011 BSM 335i LCI MSport (Sucked), 2010 PW MINI Cooper S Hatchback, 2014 AW M235i
tpipta is offline   No_Country
0
Reply With Quote
      10-14-2009, 04:03 PM   #40
330CIZHP
Major
 
Drives: BMW 330 CI ZHP
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Calgary, Alberta

Posts: 1,211
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by tpipta View Post
Nothing.
My bad.
__________________
""A great sounding, responsive, high-revving, naturally aspirated engine is part of the DNA of a thoroughbred sports car. No two ways about it."

- Lamborghini on turbocharging
330CIZHP is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      10-14-2009, 04:08 PM   #41
Robin_NL
S0THPAW
 
Robin_NL's Avatar
 
Drives: AW 1M , Assetto Corsa
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: The Netherlands, Europe

Posts: 4,664
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by mkoesel View Post
The GT4 uses a stock S65 (might be different exhaust tho - not sure).

The GT2's P65 racing motor does have a flat plane crank though.
The GT4 uses an all titanium Akrapovic exhaust which adds a 20 HP and weighs some 23kgs(est 50 lbs) less.

I didn't know the GT2 (ALMS) P65 has a flat plane crankshaft, thanx for the info.
Robin_NL is offline   Netherlands
0
Reply With Quote
      10-14-2009, 05:21 PM   #42
aussiem3
Major
 
aussiem3's Avatar
 
Drives: Goggomobil
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Kangaroo land

Posts: 1,448
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2007 E92 M3  [0.00]
2011 F25 X3 30d  [0.00]
The photographer has done a very good job - high speed lense and camera - to get details of a spinning wheel. Unless it was parked exiting the apex and the driver putting up show. The wheel arches are nice and filled and looks sick.

Definitely it's not a tuner car. When did the tuners use special antenna's to data log from car to factory/M centre at the 'ring.

I am convinced BMW will build a hardcore version in limited numbers and one will have to sell thyself to buy one.

The CSL sold for over AUD$70,000 over the run of the mill M3 and all 22 that came to Australia sold out like hot cakes. The economy down turn is not going to stop "I must have one" kind of buyers from buying them.

The true M3 enthusiasts can only dream!
__________________

2007 E92 6MT - Silverstone II with /// Performance Exhaust with ACM Test Pipes and BPM Sport Stage II Dev-Tune
2011 F25 X3 3.0d
aussiem3 is offline   Australia
0
Reply With Quote
      10-14-2009, 06:18 PM   #43
GuyOh
Lieutenant Colonel
 
GuyOh's Avatar
 
Drives: 08 AW 335i coupe
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Vancouver B.C.

Posts: 1,792
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2008 E92 335i  [0.00]
but back to my point, since when has bmw ever shown their bmw emblems on a unfinished product or prototype?
__________________
GuyOh is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      10-14-2009, 07:36 PM   #44
Lemans_Blue_M
Automotive Industry Insider
 
Lemans_Blue_M's Avatar
 
Drives: Lemans Blue M3
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Texas

Posts: 1,948
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by mkoesel View Post
The GT4 uses a stock S65 (might be different exhaust tho - not sure).

The GT2's P65 racing motor does have a flat plane crank though.
Really?
__________________
The best is yet to come...
Lemans_Blue_M is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:53 PM.




m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST