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BMW M3 GTR

(2001 model)

Brief specs of 2001 BMW M3 GTR

2-door 5-seater fixed-head coupé, 8-cylinder 32-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3997 cm3 / 243.9 cu in / 243.9 cu in, 261.0 kW / 350.0 hp / 350.0 hp @ 7250 rpm / 7250 rpm / 7250 rpm, 365.0 N·m / 269.2 lb·ft / 269.2 lb·ft @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2001
ModelM3 GTRIssued until
SerieM3Number made
Model familyE46Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4617 mm / 181.8 in / 181.8 inTotal (curb) weight1350 kg / 2976 lb / 2976 lb
Width1784 mm / 70.2 in / 70.2 inDry weight
Height1345 mm / 53.0 in / 53.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2731 mm / 107.5 in / 107.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance95 mm / 3.7 in / 3.7 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.69  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.04 m2 / 22.0 sq ft / 22.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves32
Engine ManufacturerBMWValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore94.0 mm / 3.70 in / 3.70 in
FuelStroke72.0 mm / 2.83 in / 2.83 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.31
Fuel supplyEFiEngine displacement3997 cm3 / 243.9 cu in / 243.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity499.63 cm3/cylinder / 30.489 cu in/cylinder / 30.489 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power261.0 kW / 350.0 hp / 350.0 hp at 7250 rpm / 7250 rpm / 7250 rpm
AspirationMax. torque365.0 N·m / 269.2 lb·ft / 269.2 lb·ft at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)104.4 kW / 140.0 hp / 140.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output65.3 kW/l / 1.435 bhp/cu in / 1.435 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque91.3 N·m/l / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio259.3 kW/ton / 196.4 bhp/ton / 196.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front8 x 19Wheels rear9.5 x 19
Tyres front225/40 x 19Tyres rear255/35 x 19
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter front325 mm / 12.8 in / 12.8 inBrake diameter rear328 mm / 12.9 in / 12.9 in
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW M3 GTR

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