The BMW M3 Touring has become the latest Moto GP safety vehicle
The long-awaited M3 Touring has joined the BMW M’s 50th anniversary celebrations at the new MotoGP Safety Car Dressed Goodwood Festival. Along with the production of M3 Touring, the special vehicle will win the climb.
With an impressive 7: 35,060 lap record at the Nurburgring, the M3 Touring is the right choice for a safe transport role thanks to its performance and cargo capacity of 53.3 cubic feet (1,510 liters). .
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The model has received a complete Safety Car processing, including roof lights, additional LEDs on the grid, all the carbon fibers in the list of M Performance parts, as well as special literature. The latter combines blue, cyan and red graphics on the white body and has the logo “50 years of BMW M” with the names of all BMW safety cars from 1999 to the present day. Inside the cabin, the M3 Touring MotoGP Safety Car received a pair of Recaro racing seats with a four-point strap, a fuel suction system, a safety beam and the necessary equipment.
BMW didn’t talk about increasing performance, so we believe the 503 horsepower (375 kW / 510 PS) and 479 pound feet (650 Nm) twin-turbo 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine’s torque was enough. work. Power is transmitted to all four wheels via an eight-speed automatic transmission and the M xDrive AWD system. The M3 Touring on the road accelerates from 0-100 km / h (0-62 mph) in 3.6 seconds and has a top speed of 280 km / h (174 mph).
Following its premiere in Goodwood, the BMW M3 Touring MotoGP Safety Car will make its debut at the British Grand Prix in Silverstone this August, leading a series of racing bikes.
BMW M has been an official partner of MotoGP, which has been providing safety vehicles since 1999. The latest fleet to join the new M3 Touring will include the M2 CS Racing, M3 Sedan and M4 Coupe, M5 CS and two BMW M. 1000 RR safety bikes. As for the MotoE World Cup, BMW has chosen the i4 M50 Safety Car in accordance with the zero emission characteristics of racing motorcycles.