Bmw m3 gtr hp. The only reason that the gtr was made was to go along with the le mans. The new e92 m3 gtr will have the s85 v10 engine fitted to it producing over 507 bhp. It was originally fitted with a 32l inline six engine based on the engine of the standard e46 m3.
Unlike the straight six powered m3 versions which were outpaced by the porsche 996 gt3 the racing version of the e46 m3 gtr 16 was very successful in the american le mans series alms entered by schnitzer motorsport. The e46 m3 gtr borrowed the m5 engine from the e39 series and produced 400 bhp samfisch 1356 1 may 2007 utc. Porsche gt3 rs 40 v bmw m3 gts v mercedes c63 amg black series chris harris on cars duration.
The car first entered the gt class of the american le mans series in 2000 in which it only took a single victory and was beaten on several occasions by the. M3 models have been derived from the corresponding generations of the bmw 3 series. The bmw m3 gtr bent the rules to beat everyone.
Bmw was tired of porsche winning everything. The adventures of the 650 hp bmw e36 m3 continue with a humiliating race against a tuned nissan gt r that simply got walked on. Nearly 20 years later we get behind the wheel of the gtr to see just how it works.
The bmw e46 m3 gtr came to life in february 2001 and was the first m3 in the history of the company to feature a v8 engine. The bmw m3 gtr e46 alms2001. The bmw m3 is a high performance version of the 3 series developed by bmws in house motorsport division bmw m gmbh.
However speculation exists that it might be a superiorly tuned v8. For the street variant see bmw m3 gtr street the bmw m3 gtr e46 is a gt class race car developed by bmw based on their m3 e46. The bmw m3 gtr e46 is a gt class race car developed by bmw based on their m3 e46.
Bmw nissan gtr m3 bmwm3 m3f80 new. It was originally fitted with a 32l inline six engine based on the engine of the standard e46 m3.