If you thought the standard BMW M6 was cool, with its 423kW/680Nm twin-turbocharged 4.4-litre V8, wait until you see the mental 2016 BMW M6 GT3…
In Melbourne at the local unveiling of the all-new BMW M6 GT3 race car, we’re joined by the man who will be behind the wheel of the thing for for the 2016 Australian GT season, Steve Richards.
With Steve Richards at the helm, the #100 BMW Team SRM M6 GT3 will compete in every round of both the 2016 Australian GT Championship and the 2016 Australian Endurance Championship.
Valued at 380,000 euro (AU$592,700), the BMW M6 GT3 race car features an identical twin-turbocharged 4.4-litre V8 to the road car, with outputs up to 430kW – though this can be adjusted via a real-time-accessible boost controller, according to mandated balance of performance (BoP) class regulations.
The car also features ultra wide guards, a wider track, significant aerodynamic elements, Pirelli P Zero racing slicks, and AP Racing brakes.
The 2016 BMW Team SRM M6 GT3 makes its local competitive racing debut at the Clipsal 500 in Adelaide, March 3-6.