The bmw m3 gtr e46 alms2001.
Bmw gtr m3.
Instead of a version of the s54b32 straight six this m3 gtr ran a different engine the p60b40 a 40 liter v8 with a flat plane crank.
Worldin beta builds of the game the vehicle was replaced with a custom bmw m3 e46 featuring a body kit and spoiler that resemble the bmw m3 gtr.
The only reason that the gtr was made was to go along with the le mans.
Bmw introduced a new e46 m3 based race car for 2001.
Unlike the straight six powered m3 versions which were outpaced by the porsche 996 gt3 the racing version of the e46 m3 gtr 16 was very successful in the american le mans series alms entered by schnitzer motorsport.
Bmw also claims the engine and weight handicaps would make the gtr so noncompetitive.
Bmw says its built one of the european only 225000 street m3 v 8s and cant meet the production deadline.
The bmw m3 gtr competed in the gt2 class of the american le mans series in 2001.
The 2002 bmw m3 gtr is a track oriented variant of the 2005 bmw m3 featured in all xbox 360 forza titles except forza horizon 2.
There was opposition to the car being allowed to race rivals stated that the car was a prototype as a road going version was not available to buy.
It appears in forza motorsport 4 as a unicorn car and was available in forza horizon as part of the april top gear car pack.
The bmw m3 gtr appeared in the closed alpha release of need for speed.
This engine was not fitted to any other bmw model and made the gtr the very first v8 m3 not the e92 as many people believe.
The bmw e46 m3 gtr came to life in february 2001 and was the first m3 in the history of the company to feature a v8 engine.
It was a 40 litre unit that featured dry sump lubrication and a flat plane crankshaft.
The bmw m3 is a high performance version of the bmw 3 series developed by bmws in house motorsport division bmw m gmbhm3 models have been produced for every generation of 3 series since the e30 m3 was introduced in 1986.
The initial model was available in a coupe body style with a convertible body style added soon after.
The files for the bmw m3 gtr were later re added near the end of 2010 and could be found in the directory of the game but its mesh and texture files were removed in later.
M3 sedans were available during the e36 19941999 and e90 2008.
To ensure that the bmw m3 gtr would be competitive in the alms the company developed a special v8 engine code.