The 2012 racing season has already begun and we’re now seeing participants of the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters - that’s DTM, in case you didn’t know - show off their vehicles in the past couple of weeks.

BMW Motorsports has been a regular supplier of race cars in DTM for the past couple of years. This season, the German automaker’s racing division is back in DTM with six BMW M3 DTM race cars, including the recently unveiled Castrol EDGE BMW M3 DTM.

The racer will carry the design livery of Castrol EDGE, considered as Castrol’s strongest and most advanced range of engine oil, and Aral Ultimate, Germany’s largest network of gas stations.

As far as powertrain is concerned, the race car will be powered by a V8 engine that was fitted with its own air restrictor to adhere to racing regulations. With the air restrictor in place, the M3 DTM is capable of producing 480 horsepower, while hitting 0-60 mph in just three seconds, and carrying a top speed of 186 mph.

  • 2012 BMW M3 DTM Racer Castrol EDGE
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    186 mph
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  (372) posted on 06.5.2012

Perhaps, the older notion was even much better in terms of style.

  (677) posted on 05.24.2012

When it comes on BMW, styles and engine are their best shot. Don’t forget the trademark of a twin grille. 

  (238) posted on 05.23.2012

I believe that it can do a full blast speed on the race. It seems the aerodynamic flow outline is good enough. 

  (238) posted on 05.23.2012

I can’t wait to see this running on race. The secret to win with this vehicle is the strategy. 

  (619) posted on 04.19.2012

It’s clear that it belongs to race because of its notable engine. I can’t wait for this to run with its competition.

  (647) posted on 04.18.2012

Because its body-kit is properly and efficiently installed, it was capable of giving a full performance.

  (630) posted on 04.18.2012

There’s nothing particularly standing out on this, but it is inexplicably appealing.

  (399) posted on 03.27.2012

Ah, it’s BMW; of course, it is impressive. With that engine, it truly belongs on the race track.

  (415) posted on 03.26.2012

Team Castrol already changed their concept about the detail of their featured car? As I can see, they are now using green with a touch of blue and highlighted with white.

  (449) posted on 03.23.2012

This looks absolutely aggressive. The body-kit is well installed; the car is on its maximum performance.

  (777) posted on 03.23.2012

It’s not unique, but still it is amazing. Although I’m not fond of its exterior, it is acceptable anyway.

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