Spyshots: Wiesmann GT MF5 V8 BiTurbo
The German automotive producer offers a must-have combination of tubular chassis, a lightweight fiberglass bodywork and BMW power. The wildest beast released by the company is the GT MF5 model. This doesn’t use any kind of BMW power, but comes with the automaker’s beefiest engine, the one used by the M5.
However, BMW has ended the production of the current generation M5 and is preparing to introduce a successor to the model, as the other versions of the new 5 Series have already been introduced. The future M5 will ditch the current 5.0 liter naturally aspirated V10 engine in favor of a bi-turbo 4.4 liter V8 powerplant - the engine is currently being used by the BMW X5 M /X6 M.
This means that the GT MF5 will also follow this pathway. Wiesmann is currently testing the vehicle and we couldn’t let them get away with this, so we sent our spy photographers to shoot the GT MF5 V8 BiTurbo. The vehicle was immortalized during a recent test session performed on the Nurburgring.
We must mention that the 4.4 liter V8’s output is expected to be increased up to 585 hp for the sports car. The vehicle will also be lighter than the current incarnation, as Wiesmann has made extensive use of lightweight materials.
autoevolution decided to take a trip to the German town of Dulmen in order to take a tour of the Wiesmann factory. This has been translated into the virtual space offered by our website, which you can witness here.
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