Slide ruler: BMW M3 GTS takes on Austrian Alps
A charge to the roof of Europe requires a special kind of car. A car that makes the standard M3 look like a soft-edged fatso
Posted: 11 Apr 2012
And even if it were about as compliant as a medieval Iron Maiden, that engine and gearbox would make the pain worthwhile. On a derestricted bit of autobahn, I see an indicated 160mph with more to come (top speedis 190mph). I pop it into seventh and cruise for a bit among the Polos and Astras, savouring the extra torqueand flexibility. But not for long. That would just be silly.