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 then there it is, sitting by itself in a hangar, separated from its lesser brethren in case the presence of a diesel engine offend it. Looks tough. Black lightweight alloys. Adjustable rear spoiler, nicked off the WTCC BMs. New cooling ducts and a front splitter that can be extended by 30mm for extra downforce. Orange paint job. To my eyes, it's not as resolved as the car it most resembles conceptually, the E46 M3 CSL, and for the money maybe they could have pumped the bodywork a bit. But still. It'll, you know, do.