Hello sim racers!
Another day, another new and exciting content announcement! Adding to our highly popular and ever expanding GT3 class within the simulation, we are delighted to today confirm that the very latest generation BMW GT3 contender will be coming to rFactor 2 in the very near future – the BMW M4 GT3.
Initially beginning its development journey at the start of 2020, the brand-new BMW M4 GT3 has been created to represent the very latest flagship GT racer of the Bavarian marque. Built using the aid of CAD and CFD simulations, with testing input from several of the German brands works drivers, the car has undergone a rigorous development test plan ahead of completing its first tests under race conditions in the second half of 2021, proceeding its race debut season in 2022 that started with the 24H Dubai and the world-famous Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona in January.
Succeeding the highly successful M6 that has been in competition since 2016 (also available in rFactor 2 – CLICK HERE), the new M4 GT3 certainly has a large legacy to fill, taking up the mantle of representing the best of BMW as it replaces the mighty M6, one of the most prominent and competitive cars within the GT3 category.
Created with the goals of achieving greater driveability, cost efficiency and operational improvements, BMW have left no stone unturned with this new machine, offering up to customers what is expected to be a car capable of running at the very front of the grid in the many GT3 specification series around the world.
- Length: 5,020 mm.
- Width: 2,040 mm.
- Wheelbase: 2,917 mm.
- Engine: P58 3.0l straight six
- Capacity: 2,993 cm³.
- Output: up to 590 hp.
- Transmission: Xtrac 6-speed gearbox.
The new BMW M4 GT3 is set to release to rFactor 2 as part of a large content drop on Monday, February 7th 2022, available both as an individual item within the rFactor 2 Steam Store, and part of a wider content pack – details of which will be confirmed closer to release.
We are exceptionally grateful to BMW to have the opportunity to bring another exciting GT3 car into rFactor 2 with this release, and we firmly believe the new BMW M4 GT3 will offer players a very enjoyable driving experience, one that is sure to prove a popular choice in online GT3 events throughout the simulation.
We hope you enjoy taking this new machine out onto the circuit, and we look forward to hearing your feedback and most importantly of all, seeing you on track and enjoying the new car!
BMW M4 GT3 – Coming February 7th to rFactor 2