BMW M3 GTS laps Nurburgring in a not so impressive 7:48

2011 BMW M3 GTS

The BMW M3 GTS has been making rounds at the famous Nurburgring track for some time now. According to German publication Sport Auto, the best lap time the M3 GTS returned came in at 7:48. While that’s pretty impressive, many were expecting something better. The lap time is only 2 seconds faster than the E46 M3 CSL.

The folks at listed some other times close to the M3 GTS’s lap:

  • 7:46 – Lamborgini Gallardo Superleggera.
  • 7:47 – Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano.
  • 7:49 – Chevrolet Corvette C6 Z06.
  • 7:50 – Porsche 911 Carrera S (PCCB, PDK, Sport Chrono Plus, Michelin Cup tires).

Refresher: Weighing in at 3,285 pounds (the standard BMW M3 coupe weighs 3,704 pounds), the 2011 BMW M3 GTS is powered by a 4.4L V8 making 450-hp. Power is transmitted to the wheels through a 7-speed M DKG Drivelogic gearbox.

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– By: Omar Rana

Source: M3Post