The GT3 won the 2011 Dubai 24 Hour Race and competed in the FIA GT3 Championship with its improved aerodynamics efficiency in comparison with its predecessor, the BMW Z4 M GT3.
It is featured in all titles with the 2011 Dubai 24 Hour Race Team Need for Speed livery except in Shift 2: Unleashed, where it appears with the FIA GT3 European Championship livery.
The Z4 GT3 was retired at the end of 2015 season, being replaced by the M6 GT3, based on the M6 F13, from 2016 onwards.
Need for Speed: World
The BMW Z4 GT3 was released in Need for Speed: World on June 28, 2011 as a tier 3 vehicle to celebrate the victory of Team Need for Speed at the 2011 Dubai 24 Hour Race. Since August 22, 2012, it has been featured as an A class vehicle.
The Z4 GT3 is similar to other A class BMWs such as the BMW M3 GTS in terms of acceleration and handling but lacks a powerful nitrous boost. It is prone to fishtailing when entering a corner quickly.
Team Need for Speed
The Team Need for Speed style is an art director car that costs 4900. It was made available on June 28, 2011.
The Easter Edition style is a holiday themed car that costs 5400. It was released on April 3, 2012 as part of the Easter event.
Shift 2: Unleashed
The BMW Z4 GT3 appears in Shift 2: Unleashed as a Modern GT3 car. It has an A 1590 performance rating and is rewarded to the player upon completing the FIA GT3 Discipline.
Need for Speed: The Run
It has an "easy" handling rating, making it useful along routes with difficult corners. The Z4 GT3 can be used in The Run mode.
Need for Speed: Edge
The Z4 GT3 (E89) appears in Need for Speed: Edge.