The motorcycle road racing world championship - or MotoGP - ranks among the world's most popular and spectacular sporting events. The involvement of BMW M GmbH in motorcycle racing's top-echelon event now enters its 13th year. To ensure the safety of the practice runs and the race itself, BMW M GmbH is providing the official Safety Car along with a raft of other high-performance vehicles for use by the Dorna Sports management team and IRTA officials.
At the curtain raiser on 19th March 2011, the BMW 1-Series M Coupe will for the first time be deployed as the official Safety Car for the MotoGP events - in advance of its market launch late in April. The BMW Safety Car is a one-off built by BMW M GmbH specifically for this race series. Only the 250 kW/340 hp straight-six M TwinPower turbo engine and the entire drivetrain were taken over unchanged from the production model.
In the interests of weight optimisation, the BMW Safety Car comes with a carbon fibre-reinforced bonnet featuring additional large air vents, as well as polycarbonate side and rear windows. A special lightweight titanium race Exhaust system not only saves weight but also delivers a captivating sound for the benefit of the spectators. Complementing the discreet spoiler lip on the boot lid there is now an adjustable rear wing to provide the requisite downforce. On the Safety Car the aerodynamically honed front apron with its precisely defined air ducting, including Air Curtains, features an additional splitter integrated on the underside of the apron.
BMW 1 Series M Coupe vs BMW M3
To the M badge faithful, the BMW 1 Series M Coupe signals a return to form.
But is it? Benchmarking the 1M against an M3 would seem the perfect way to
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2011 BMW 1-Series M Coupe Safety Car
The 2011 BMW 1 Series M Coupe is serving duty as one of the safety cars for
the 2011 MotoGP Championship, which kicks off this weekend at the Grand
Prix of Qatar. The 1M Coupe that will be handling safety car duties has
been smartened up a little from stock, starting with an Akrapovic sport Exhaust.
BMW also added a big rear wing, a chin spoiler and BMW Motorsport's fabled
tri-color paint scheme. To cap the look off, BMW has finished the wheels
and Exhaust tips in black. No word yet
on whether the accessories on the MotoGP pace car will be made available to
the public, or if this car is a one-shot deal.
2011 BMW 1 Series M Coupe Start Up, Exhaust, and In Depth Tour
In this video I give a full in depth tour of the all new 2011 BMW 1 series
M Coupe, a hyper performance limited production variant of the 1 series. I
take viewers on a close look through the interior and exterior of this car
while showing details, over viewing of features, and noting unique styling
cues to the vehicle itself. I also show the engine and the details of it,
start it up and see how it sounds under acceleration. A thorough
tour/review of this car designed to give others a greater overall
appreciation of the vehicle.
Thanks again to Hendrick BMW for allowing me to film this vehicle! for
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3x BMW M3 GTS in Action!! Great Sounds!
Not 1, not 2, but 3 BMW M3 GTS were present at the Nordschleife yesterday.
Not expected to present three of these at the Nurburgring. They did a few
laps on the track together. It very awesome to see! You see also some
fly-by's and a few details shots with 2 and 3 M3 GTS.
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Большой тест-драйв (видеоверсия): BMW 1 серии
Сегодня в «Большом тест-драйве» машина, с
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вагоны московского метрополитена. Какую
технику нужно применять, чтобы хоть
как-то разместиться за водителем
(мастер-класс от Семёна), как Маша оценила
«чисто внешне» обновленную единичку, с
комфортом ли Рустам Вахидов погрузился в
багажник, действительно ли волшебные
микрофоны начинают терять свою силу и
почему Сергей Трофимов - это не Высоцкий?
264 km/h en BMW Série 1 M Coupé (Option Auto)
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