With the race at Hockenheim was the weekend the DTM 2014 season to end. BMW driver Marco Wittmann won the Drivers' Championship racing series. As part of the finale BMW Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt announced that Wittmann will also go next season and beyond for BMW. Wittmann also given the opportunity for the Scuderia Toro Rosso to attend a Formula 1 test and thus to fulfill a childhood dream.
In the evening after the race still waited another surprise Wittmann: The BMW M GmbH presented his honor limited edition " DTM Champion Edition " of the M4. Accordingly, the starting number, there will be only 23 copies. The technical data are the same as in the series - M4: the Biturbo - line six-cylinder gets 431 hp from 2,979 cubic centimeters. The maximum power is available 5500-7300 U / min. That's enough in combination with the standard six-speed manual transmission for a tempo - 100 - sprint in 4.3 seconds, top speed is limited to 250 km / h. Optionally, there is a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission.
The edition vehicle is in the same colors as the M4 DTM held by Wittmann. The edition is only available in white with matte black hoods front and rear and with dark carbon roof. The black line on the side is not missing, and there are the same colorful strips as on racing cars. There are also a orange edged grill, matt black 19 - inch aluminum wheels carbon mirror caps and more. Interior includes the signature of the 24 - year-old from Fürth and a consecutive numbering of each model. The price is said to be 99,000 euros. By comparison, the series model costs 72,200 euros . ( sl )