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Featured Check Out this Substantial Preview of the RaceRoom BMW M235i

Discussion in 'RaceRoom Racing Experience' started by Paul Jeffrey, Jul 31, 2017.

  1. Paul Jeffrey

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    Sector3 Studios staffer and prominent YouTuber @Georg Ortner has released a lengthy preview of the upcoming BMW M235i, coming to RaceRoom Racing Experience tomorrow.

    Clocking in at over three hours in length, Ortner gives us a substantial first view of the long awaiting M235i GT4 specification racing car heading to RaceRoom in the very near future, with plenty of laps turned at the iconic Nordschleife circuit in front of a live stream audience.


    The M235i, announced over a year ago now and scheduled to come to the RaceRoom store tomorrow, is another of those all too rare GT4 cars currently in the simulation.

    Expected to ship with 23 unique liveries (of which previews can be seen below), this little weapon from BMW comes with plenty of expectation from fans of the simulation. With GT4 racing seeing a steady increase in popularity over the past few years, and with the slower and more forgiving nature of the cars resulting in closer, cleaner racing out on the track, one would expect the car to become something of a hit with off and online players alike.

    With the impressive performance figures, the BMW M235i Racing - a production-based coupé - meets all the basic requirements of a successful entry-level racing car.

    The car is used in series and events such as the VLN Endurance Championship and the Nürburgring 24 Hours on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife. The BMW M235i Racing is also successful on international stages for BMW Sports Trophy drivers.


    The motorsport genes are also easily recognisable in the production version of the BMW M235i Coupé, courtesy of the aerodynamically optimised body design. It is propelled by the most powerful petrol engine developed so far for a BMW M Performance Automobile: a six-cylinder in-line engine with M Performance TwinPower Turbo technology. With a capacity of 2,979ccm, the racing version is capable of generating 333hp (245kW).

    Check out a few renders of the car below:

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    RaceRoom Racing Experience is a free to play simulation exclusive to PC with additional content available to purchase via the in game RaceRoom Store.

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    Check out the RaceRoom Racing Experience sub forum here at RaceDepartment for all the latest news and discussions with regards to the simulation. Take part in our awesome Racing Club, download a setup or just hang out and chat about the game with your fellow fans of the title. It’s all here at RaceDepartment.com!

    Looking forward to the M235i coming to R3E? Would you like to see more GT4 specification cars added to the sim in future? Let us know in the comments section below!
     
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  2. Paul Jeffrey

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  4. Patrick van der Meulen

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    Some vRP's gonna be spend tomorrow! :thumbsup:
     
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  5. kimbo

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    I love this sim
     
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  6. nhill40

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    Pressure's on - AC version of this car is sublime. C'mon Sector 3 - do us R3E fans proud!

    If they do indeed pull it off (and I think they will), this car should be tailor made for club racing.
     
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  7. Radek Pawlaczek

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    I'm pretty sure it's not GT4 spec :cautious:
     
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  8. Buster

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    I will certainly be buying it, I do have most of there content, there cars and tracks are good value. One of the best sounding sims imo, still a tight contest among the top sims though.
     
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  9. Ross Garland

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    Good, because we're in need of a new car for the friendly series since they changed to Audi TT. :p
     
  10. Vitor M Sousa

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    Don't count on this being easier than the TT. I would guess a tad difficult. Not by much. Being rwd and all.
     
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  11. Azure Flare

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    But it being RWD, it'll be much more fun than the TT.
     
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  12. Ross Garland

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    We don't necessarily need something which is uber simple, just more predicable. The recent changes to the TT made the rear end far less stable. For me I think it gave the car more personality, but it also means there are far more accidents and offs in our rookie TT races than there were before. This Beemer has been mentioned as a possible alternative, but we'll see. We do already have a couple of other options so it's fine if it's not suitable.
     
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  13. Vitor M Sousa

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    I'm more a fwd guy. So not sure about that ;)

    But yeah. Probably funnier. It was one of my favourites on AC
     
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  14. Radek Pawlaczek

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    Huh? You complain about TT in Rookie series, but didn't have a problem with Group 5 vs GTO? :D
     
  15. Martin Fiala

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    Don't think the G5 vs GTO was meant to be a rookie race ;)

    Well, one thing the R3E version should be better than the AC one already - it's more up-to-date, including the rear wing that was only added last year to the car.
     
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  16. Ross Garland

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    Hahaha... a slight oversight on that one! :D
     
  17. Rob Nelson

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    My favorite car in AC, by far. Can't wait to try S3's version.
     
  18. pjlee1998

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    Yes, another class of cars is always appreciated, especially when they can be raced with other categories in the future (when multiclass comes out). And yes, more GT4 would be appreciated!