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Auto sport | 05.10.2012 - 21:38

2009 BMW M3 GTR Powerful Car

What separates the BMW M3 GTR from other sportcars is the fact that it includes computational fluid dynamics, as well as wind tunnel analyses.
2009 BMW M3 GTR
2009 BMW M3 GTR

If you are looking for the quintessential sports car that is based on the tradition BMW M3 model, then the 2009 BMW M3 GTR is right down your alley. This particular vehicle is geared specifically for racing.

What separates the BMW M3 GTR from other sportcars is the fact that it includes computational fluid dynamics, as well as wind tunnel analyses. Both of these functions produce an extremely aerodynamic vehicle. The BMW also has intelligent control systems that include the POWER400 control unit. The distinctive area of this vehicle deals with the fact that there are no relays or fuses, which greatly contributes to the overall decreased weight of the car, along with the better reliability and function.

There is an ECU control unit that controls and manages the P65 engine. The eight cylinder engine produces 485 bhp. Each part of the BMW M3 GTR is developed in Munich and BMW Motorsport. The engine of the BMW M3 GTR is not the only distinguishing part of this amazingly innovative sportscar; the chassis has been race-tuned as well. There is time and effort put into every detail of this vehicle, including the width as well as the weight. There is a large amount of carbon reinforced plastic used on the vehicle that also contributes to its overall lower weight. Overall, the chassis is made from unitary steel, and the gearbox is 6 speed sequential.

The front suspension includes a tubular anti-roll bar, lower wishbones, McPherson struts, coil springs, and five-way adjustable shock absorbers. The rear suspension includes a tubular anti-roll bar, coil springs, five link and five way adjustable shock absorbers. The brakes are ventilated discs, all round and the vehicle comes with rear-wheel drive. The overall weight of the sportscar is 2535.3 pounds and the power to weight ratio is 0.42 bhp. The steering is rack and pinion, and power assisted. The engine is a spectacular piece of machinery with an aluminum allow block and head. It is naturally aspirated with fuel injection. The torque of the engine includes 500 nm or 369 feet per pounds. The bhp/liter is 121 bhp/liter. There are 4 valves per cylinder and the location of the engine is in the front, longitudinally mounted.

The 2009 BMW M3 GTR was first introduced at the Chicago Auto Show in 2008 along with the GMC Denali XT Concept, the Dodge Challenger SRT8, and the Hummer H3T Alpha. Overall, the 2009 BMW M3 GTR is an extremely fast racecar that was designed to compete at the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) starting back in 2009. This specific BMW is based on the fourth generation of the BMW M3. The GTR sold for $219,000 back in 2001.
 

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