Wiesmann, the German manufacturer of bizarro sports cars often based on BMWs like the Wiesmann GT MF4 Clubsport, has reportedly filed for bankruptcy. The world just got a bit less crazy.
I'm a hardcore BMW E46 M3 fanatic, which means that I find the E92 M3 too big to be the real deal. The size of all Wiesmanns, on the other hand, looks just about right. Now they have a new one: it's called the GT MF4 Clubsport, and it's the best of them all.
It's got a supercar's power-to-weight ratio of 0.188, but a rear overhang only a chain-reaction collision could love. But who cares? It's another track-day ride to challenge the Ariel Atoms and KTM X-Bows of the world. And we like that.
Low-volume specialty-car builder Wiesmann launched its new GT car, the literally named Weismann GT, in Germany. Powered by BMW's 4.8 liter V8, the GT has an aluminium monocoque chassis underpinning the bodywork components, and according to the company, satisfies the unwritten rule of expensive cars: it can hold two…