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BMW M6 GT3 Completes Successful Rollout

BMW has successfully rolled out its new M6 GT3…

Photo: BMW AG

Photo: BMW AG

BMW has rolled out its new M6 GT3 for the first time last weekend at the BMW factory in Dingolfing, with Joerg Mueller at the wheel of the car.

Development of the car started at the end of last season, with customers able to purchase the car beginning at the end of this year.

“This car incorporates all the experience we have gained in recent years on the endurance and GT racing circuits,” said BMW Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt.

“We are well on schedule with the development, and are confident we will be able to take to the track in 2016 with a package that is competitive from the outset.”

Mueller was very satisfied after completing the car’s first run, and being the first to drive the M6 GT3.

“It is a fantastic moment when you walk into the garage and see this stunningly beautiful car. I am very proud to have taken it out for its first few kilometers,” said Müeller.

“A roll-out is obviously just an initial performance test but, on the whole, everything was very good and we had no problems. The engine really impressed me. It is powerful and has good torque, which is important for a car like this. I am confident that

The German manufacturer confirmed the new 4.4-liter V8 M TwinPower Turbo-powered car will generate over 500 hp and will weigh less than 1,300 kilograms.

No timeline has been set for the GT3 car’s race debut,

Marcel ten Caat (@marceltencaat) is a contributor to Sportscar365 and other publications including


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