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Bmw m1
BMW M1
BMW
aka E26
Production 1978 - 1981
Class Supercar
Body Style 2-door, 2-seat Mid-engined Coupe
Length 4,361 mm (171.7 in)
Width 1,824 mm (71.8 in)
Height 1,140 mm (44.9 in)
Wheelbase 2,600 mm (102.4 in)
Weight 1,300 kg (2,866 lb)
Transmission 5-speed manual
Engine 3,453 cc M88/1 DOHC I6
Power N/A hp @ N/A rpm
N/A lb-ft of torque @ N/A rpm
Similar similar (competition)
Designer Giorgetto Giugiaro

The BMW M1 was the first supercar created by BMW. The body was designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro, taking inspiration from the 1972 BMW Turbo show car. Originally, BMW commissioned Lamborghini to work out the details of the car's chassis, assemble prototypes and manufacture the vehicles, but Lamborghini's financial position meant that BMW reassumed control over the project in April 1978, after seven prototypes were built. Only 456 production M1s were built, making it one of BMW's rarest models.

Though the car never saw a great deal of racing success, the M1 is remembered as a refined and civilized supercar in the true BMW tradition, with great handling and stellar build quality. In 2004, Sports Car International named the car number ten on the list of Top Sports Cars of the 1970s.

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Only 456 Units were produced.

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