BMW showed off their favorite safety cars for racing

BMW showed off their favorite safety cars for racing

December 26, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

BMW has published a video showing the most important safety cars for the MotoGP series. The video was released in honor of the 20th anniversary of cooperation with the championship.

In particular, in the video there is a BMW Z8 coupe, which was used as a safety car in the 2002 season. Five years later, the safety car began to perform the Z4 M, and in 2011, a modified M-version of the “penny” went onto the track.

In the 2018 season, BMW provided the MotoGP with a special modification of the “charged” M5 sedan of the new generation with a special front splitter, as well as racing “buckets” from the M4 GTS coupe in the cabin.

Standard BMW M5 new generation debuted in September 2017 at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The sedan was equipped with a significantly upgraded 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 engine, developing 600 liters. with. and 750 N · m of torque. The car is able to gain the first 100 km/h in 4.4 seconds, and its maximum speed is limited to 250 km per hour (without a limiter – 350 km per hour).