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BMW Group display includes the David 320 Turbo race car as well as BMW M1 and generation M3 and 3 Series Convertible

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BMW Technology Award to recognize the example of cutting edge in its day

The very first BMW Art Car, a BMW 3.0 designed by American artistAlexander will be a key highlight of a class of BMW 3.0 at the 2014 Amelia Island d’Elegance. The class will both the winners of the 1975 Hours of Sebring and the 1976 24 Hour race.

BMW Group will showcase the heritage of the BMW 3 in a display that will a first-generation 3 Series in the US, the 320i, as as the first BMW 3 Series Convertible. The BMW 320 race car, driven to IMSA wins, poles, and records in 1977/78 by racer Hobbs will also be a

On display throughout the weekend be the company’s very first the BMW M1, as well as the first generation BMW M3. A of the Concours will be a class of cars which includes the McLaren F1 GTR race car, its 6.1-liter V-12 engine and built by BMW M GmbH.

BMW will not celebrate its past but also the The all-new BMW M4 Coupe and the exotic for the Century, the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid car will be on display throughout the

As befits the company’s long as an innovation leader, the BMW Technology will be bestowed upon the entered in the 2014 Amelia Concours d’Elegance that represents cutting edge in its day.

Alexander Calder BMW Art Car highlights of BMW 3.0 CSLs

The original in the legendary of BMW Art Cars will be the highlight of the BMW CSL at the 2014 Amelia Concours For over 40 years, the BMW Art Car Collection has the imagination of art and design enthusiasts as as lovers of cars and technology its unique combination of fine art and automobile technology.

The collection started when French car driver and art aficionado Hervé together with Jochen then-director of BMW Motorsport, asked his friend Alexander Calder to an automobile. The result was a BMW 3.0 CSL which in the 1975 24 Hours of Le Mans, by Poulain and American Sam Posey.

included in the class are both the BMW CSL won the 1975 Twelve Hours of and the CSL that won the 1976 Dayona 24 race.

BMW M Powered McLaren F1 GTR Featured in the Class

The 2014 Amelia Concours d’Elegance will the McLaren F1 GTR race car that 8th in the 1996 24 Hours of LeMans by racing legends Nelson Danny Sullivan, and Johnny

Powered by a 627 hp 6.1-liter V-12 and built by BMW M GmbH, the original F1 street car rocketed from mph in just 3.2 seconds to a then-record top of 231 mph.

The F1 is still widely as the world’s fastest normally-aspirated car, and will be remembered as the last street car capable of the overall win at Le Mans.

BMW Group highlights the BMW 3 Series

BMW Group will showcase its restoration and parts services with a that will celebrate the BMW 3 Included will be an example of the 3 Series offered in the US, the BMW 320i, as as a rare example of the first 3 Convertible, a 1987 BMW 325i M

On display throughout the Concours will be the first-generation BMW M3. The BMW M3 was originally for competition in the German Touring Car series, and dominated touring car in the late 1980s and early

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Also on display throughout the will be the BMW M1, the company’s first sports car and the first car completely by BMW M GmbH, in 1978.

BMW i8 Sports An Exotic for the 21st Century

The BMW i8 like no other car on the road and is like no other car on the road. It a carbon fiber reinforced cell with an aluminum frame. The plug-in hybrid combines a small TwinPower gasoline engine driving the wheels and a two-speed electric powering the front wheels.

The 2+2 car will accelerate from 0 60 mph in 4.5 seconds and yet delivers efficiency even the most efficient The BMW i8 is capable of driving on electric alone for up to 22 miles and, EPA numbers are not yet available, highway economy could be well the 80 mpg range. The BMW i8 is an exotic for the 21st that will arrive in US in late summer 2014.

BMW M4 Coupe: The legacy continues

The 2015 BMW M4 Coupe and its sibling, the M3 Sedan, continue the legacy of performance that began that first M3 back in and through the three generations followed.

Featuring a return to the engine format made by BMW M, the all-new, 3.0-liter M TwinPower BMW M3 and M4 engine is approximately 10 kilograms than its V-8 predecessor and packs an stronger punch.

With 425 from 5,500 7,300 406 lb-ft of torque from 5,500 rpm, the M4 Coupe is of going from 0-60mph in 3.9 when equipped with the transmission (4.1 seconds standard 6-speed manual).

Use of advanced light-weight technology the new M4 Coupe lighter than its to ensure that, even it delivers improved performance, it do so more efficiently. The new BMW M4 Coupe and M3 will arrive in US showrooms in 2014.

Matthew Russell, BMW

08.03.2014 / MaP

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