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  • 07-01-2006, 06:08 PM
    Harold Cook

    Re: BMW Unveils Z4 M Coupe Racing Kit

    Hello,
    I still can't find anyone at BMW to provide information on the Z4 coupe Motorsport kit. Would anyone have an e-mail address, contact name or phone number at either BMW Motorsport or BMW who can provide additional sales information.
    Thanks,
    Harold
  • 06-25-2006, 03:09 PM
    Ed_Healey

    I hope to have some news for you lads about this

    ca soon. Lips zipped for now...
  • 06-21-2006, 03:06 PM
    Kaptain

    Where is the link?

    The S54 has an iron-block which adds weight when compared to an aluminum block.

    BMW's M5 Product Information Guide says that the 5.0 liter V-10 weighs 240 kg/529 lbs.
  • 06-08-2006, 01:24 PM
    zm850i

    I think the M6 would be too heavy to race

  • 03-21-2006, 07:49 PM
    Hallen

    Yeah, but that engine is very special.

    It is purpose built for racing and nothing else. The M3 S54 engine is a street engine. You could probably take 30 pounds off with just removing the AC components.
  • 03-19-2006, 10:32 PM
    Kaptain

    Just 326 pounds?

    Dyson's new AER V-8 (twin-turbo) engines that power both of its new Lolas weigh just 250 pounds.
  • 03-17-2006, 05:17 PM
    Hallen

    Not sure, but the S54 Weighs 326lbs


    .com/engine_faq/][Oops!] Engine data

    146Kg or 326lbs. I would bet the one going into the Z4 M R is going to weigh a bit less than that though.

  • 03-13-2006, 10:24 PM
    Kaptain

    What happened to news of the M6 being raced?

    Does anyone know how much the engine weighs?

    Length: 4415 mm
    Width: 1880 mm
    Wheelbase: 2493 mm
    Front & Rear Overhang: 865 mm/774mm
    Rear Wing Width: 1504 mm
    Front & Rear Ground Clearance: 80 mm/90 mm
    Front & Rear Tyres: Michelin 27/65-18, 28/71-18
    Front Brake: Grey cast iron disc dia. 380 mm / 6 pot fixed calliper
    Rear Brake: Grey cast iron disc dia. 320 mm / 4 pot fixed calliper
    Drive Line: sequential 6-speed gearbox, sintered clutch
    Engine Layout: six cylinder in line
    Cylinder Capacity: 3246 cc
    Bore x Stroke: 87 x 91 mm
    Compression Ratio: 12,5:1
    Max. Power: approx. 400 PS at 8200 rpm
    Max. Torque: approx. 400 Nm at approx. 5750 rpm
    Max. Revolutions per minute: 8400 rpm
    Cylinder block: one-piece construction
    Crankshaft: forged steel part
    Piston: forged slipper skirt piston
    Con-rod: Steel
    Cylinder head: Aluminium, four valves per cylinder
    Valve train: Two chain driven overhead camshafts with variable valve timing
    Intake System: Six single throttle valves, Carbon fibre Air box with resonance induction optimised inlet pipes
    Exhaust System: Multiple pipe manifold with silencer and catalytic converter
    Lubricating System: Wet Sump Lubrication
    Cooling System: Water / Air cooler
    Flywheel: Steel
    Fuel System: Inlet-Pipe Injection, one Injector per Cylinder, 5 bar injection pressure
    Fuel: 5-star lead-free petrol, ROZ min=98
    Fuel Tank Volume: 120 litres
    Minimum Weight: 1200 kg in Nürburgring Specification

  • 03-07-2006, 08:10 PM
    Hallen

    Man, I hope so. That is a sweet looking car.

  • 03-02-2006, 08:57 PM
    Kaptain

    Re: BMW Unveils Z4 M Coupe Racing Kit

    I bet PTG would race it as the E90 M3 won't go into production for awhile.
  • 03-02-2006, 12:56 AM
    BMW guy

    Re: BMW Unveils Z4 M Coupe Racing Kit

    Thanks for the great pics. Rumors that PTG will run at least one of these in ALMS later in the year...hope they're true!

    Cheers
  • 03-01-2006, 12:43 AM
    Kaptain

    BMW Unveils Z4 M Coupe Racing Kit

    Will PTG race this in ALMS in 2007?

    http://bmw-motorsport.com/ms/en/index.html



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