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      04-09-2009, 02:09 PM   #23
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Some more pictures from Sportauto:

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      04-09-2009, 02:12 PM   #24
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Some more pictures from Sportauto:
Nice to see they have a proper exhaust on the real thing
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      04-09-2009, 02:26 PM   #25
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Boing... "Nice to see they have a proper exhaust on the real thing"

And nice sticky rubber
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      04-09-2009, 03:29 PM   #26
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omg how did you get pics of my car lol
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      04-09-2009, 03:37 PM   #27
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I wonder what the rear sunshade button (last of south's photos) does on this car...

Doesn't the exhaust resemble the Akrapovic rear section? Maybe I'm assuming because of the bottom of the exhaust tips. Thread
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      04-09-2009, 03:50 PM   #28
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That is one...effing...gorgeous...machine...fark
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      04-09-2009, 03:51 PM   #29
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So am I the only who's going to mention it's 6MT and not DCT?
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      04-09-2009, 03:55 PM   #30
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So am I the only who's going to mention it's 6MT and not DCT?
Most racers still prefer manual. Also, many racing series do not allow sequential transmissions in order to help keep costs down and reliability high.
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I am also interested in the side mirrors and the air jacks.
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      04-09-2009, 04:14 PM   #32
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Doesn't the exhaust resemble the Akrapovic rear section? Maybe I'm assuming because of the bottom of the exhaust tips. Thread
Correct! The GT4-racer is equipped with an Akrapovic Evolution Titanium system.
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      04-09-2009, 04:25 PM   #33
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So then there must be a little more to this car than was in your first list of specs... I didn't even realize it was a widebody from first pics.
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      04-09-2009, 04:45 PM   #34
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so is it safe to assume it's not street legal? too bad, this really could have been the closest thing to a CSL.

either way, I would love to see what sport auto could run with it at the nurburgring.
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      04-09-2009, 05:38 PM   #35
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So then there must be a little more to this car than was in your first list of specs... I didn't even realize it was a widebody from first pics.
I don't believe that it is a widebody design.
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      04-09-2009, 06:17 PM   #36
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Cool car... now I wonder who is going to be the first one of us to post pictures of his/her AW decorated like this GT4 model!!

The bets are off....
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      04-09-2009, 06:44 PM   #37
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Nice shot of the new AP Racing Radi-Cal brake caliper!
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      04-09-2009, 07:04 PM   #38
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I hope to see this car racing in america soon! Turner says that the E92 is not competitive with the E46 hope this changes things a bit.
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looks strange without the shark fin.
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BMW M3 GT4 to make 24-hour premiere at the Nürburgring

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Munich, 9th April 2009. The BMW works drivers Augusto Farfus (BR), Jörg Müller (DE) and Andy Priaulx (GB) will line up at the 24-hour race on the Nürburgring’s Nordschleife on 23rd/24th May 2009. This will also mark the debut of the BMW M3 GT4 at this legendary endurance race.

Müller and Priaulx will be behind the wheel of the BMW M3 GT4 when they race for Schubert Motorsport in the Eifel region. The two drivers, who are normally involved in a battle for glory for BMW in the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC), will join forces with motor racing journalists Marcus Schurig (DE) and Jochen Übler (DE). The editors of the specialist “sport auto” magazine in Germany have many years of racing experience behind them, and have entered the “Green Hell” numerous times in the past. Together with tyre partner Dunlop, this quartet of drivers has its sights set on a top position in the SP10 class.

BMW Motorsport Director, Mario Theissen, says: “Although we will not be represented by a works team at this year’s 24-hour race, our Customer Racing programme ensures that our fans will still see plenty of BMW racing cars and BMW works drivers. We will be particularly interested in how the new BMW M3 GT4 performs, which is fielded by Schubert Motorsport in cooperation with ‘sport auto’. Jörg Müller and Andy Priaulx are two former overall winners in the Eifel. Spectators can certainly look forward to an exciting weekend.”

The BMW M3 GT4, the youngest addition to the Customer Racing product range offered by the BMW Motorsport Distribution division, made its debut on the legendary Nordschleife in front of many BMW fans at last weekend’s 56th ADAC Westfalenfahrt. After four hours, Müller and Übler were victorious in the SP10 class, and finished 30th overall.

The Nordschleife at the Nürburgring has played a very special role in the history of BMW. BMW drivers have enjoyed countless successes there since the first 24-hour race was held in 1970. Last year alone, one third of the 150 cars that completed the 24-hour race were BMW made. With 114 class victories, BMW is by far the most successful manufacturer in the history of the event.

To date, the marque has 18 overall victories to its name, and has even achieved a one-two on eight occasions. Most recently, the BMW M3 GTR enjoyed double success in 2004 and 2005. Jörg Müller was a member of the winning team back in 2004, while Priaulx was triumphant in 2005.

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WOW!!! Very Nice
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      04-09-2009, 09:38 PM   #43
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