BMW Z4 GT3 presents its track-ready self |

BMW Z4 fans were treated at the end of last year with two very big surprises: the announcement of the sDrive35is model, which unofficially supplants the need for a dedicated M-car, and the promise of a Z4 GT3 race car, which will be offered to professional teams.

Now, the Bavarian company decided to finally unveil the first pictures of its GT3-spec roadster. In case you forgot, the powerful 4.0-liter V8 under the hood of the race car was taken straight from the road-legal M3, and optimized with things like a Type-408 ECU or a Power400 control unit, so that its output is now around 480 HP.

A racing six-speed sequential gearbox was added, sending power to the rear wheels. Race teams will also be able to enjoy things like ABS or central-locking wheels, and for those of you planning to race in hot environments, air conditioning is an optional extra.

BMW will be offering the Z4 GT3 for €298,000 (around $407,000), and you’ll be able to race it, as the name implies, in all GT3-spec competitions.

Source: BMW

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