BMW E46 M3 GTR group GT2 (2000)

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Also called BMW M3 E46 with S54, straight 6cyl, 3246cc (87.0 x 75.0 mm) engine


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Analytical specifications and drawings

V8 (90o) cylinder
3997cc capacity
DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder - 32 valves total
natural aspiration with multipoint electronic fuel injection
Power output
444 bhp @ 7500 rpm
354 lb·ft (480 Nm) @ 5500 rpm

Hewland 6 speed manual gearbox
gear ratios 2.50:1, 2.07:1, 1.69:1, 1.38:1, 1.18:1, 1.04:1
final drive 3.87:1
Triple-Disc Carbon Fiber Clutch
steel monocoque E46 chassis with rollcage, 2 door coupe steel bodyshell with Carbon Fiber Panels
power assisted rack and pinion
front suspension: MacPherson Struts with Coil Spings, telescopic Shock absorbers, Anti-Roll Bar
rear suspension: Central Link with Coil Spings, telescopic Shock absorbers, Anti-Roll Bar
front brakes Brembro Ventilated Discs 381mm diameter with 6 piston Calipers
rear brakes Brembro Ventilated Discs 312mm diameter with 4 piston Calipers
length 4613 mm / 181.6 in
width 1900 mm / 74.8 in
height 1318 mm / 51.9 in
wheelbase 2731 mm / 107.5 in
front track 1608 mm / 63.3 in
rear track 1603 mm / 63.1 in
wheels 11.0 x 18.0 in
front tire size 290/650-18
rear tire size 290/680-18
1120 kg
fuel tank 90 lt
drag coefficient 0.33

Results in FIA GT Championship

Not participated

Results in Endurance races

Classification in GT/N-GT cars is noted in brackets
Team entry, chassis number Car number, result
Daytona Sebring Le Mans Nurburg Watkins Glen Petit Le Mans Adelaide
Date 6/2 18/3 18/6 9/7 17/8 30/9 31/12
Duration 24h 12h 24h 1000km 6h 1600km 1000km
Prototype Technology Group, PTG E46 GT 00-001 #6, 30th (14th) #70, in entry list #6, 16th (6th)
Prototype Technology Group, E46 M3-GT 001 #10, 15th (4th) #10, eng ine #10, 10th (4th)
Prototype Technology Group, E46 GT 002 #7, oil line #7, gear box
Prototype Technology Group, E46 GT 003 #6, 7th (3rd)
Total points
Works Starts/finishes 8/5 1/1 2/2 2/0 3/2

Teams and drivers entries

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Street version M3 with inline 6 cylinder engine
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