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Honda Goldwing prototype M1

1980 BMW M1

The M1 was a curious car for BMW; it was anything the company had ever and we haven’t seen a modern day since. To this day, it is as one of the rarest BMW models, yet its influence the lineup can be seen right up to day. This was the car that BMW’s Motorsport division the mainstream, as the M88 inline six lived on in cars as the E24 M6 and M635CSi and E28 M5.

It’s to see an M1 in the wild, in fact, the only one ever seen was at the BMW Zentrum in This particular example for in London is originally a California car and one of the ones off the production line.


1981 BMW M1, One of only 453 cars (399 Road Specification), No. 4301154

The M1 was the first car unveiled by the BMW Motorsport division; the M1 represented a departure for the famed German Designed to do battle with in FIA’s Group 4 category, the BMW supercar was developed in tandem Lamborghini, designed by influential stylist Giorgetto Giugiaro and by Baur in Stuttgart.

An extremely and well-rounded sports car, the BMW a Marchese-built tube-frame chassis, construction, large vented brakes, a five-speed ZF transaxle and independent suspension as well as amenities such as air-conditioning and windows. At the heart of the state-of-the-art was BMW’s magnificent M88 engine, featured chain-driven camshafts, valves- per-cylinder, dry-sump steel tube headers and Bosch Kugelfischer timed fuel injection.

Boasting 0–60 times of 5.6 and a top speed in excess of 160 mph, the car was one of the production sports cars of its BMW Motorsport initially contracted to assemble the cars with produced and shipped from However, severe financial at Lamborghini forced BMW to terminate agreement with the Italian maker.

Thus, the production of the E26 M1 were partially assembled at Design in Turin using bodywork supplied by T.I.R and space frames supplied by Final assembly was then at the Baur coachworks in Stuttgart, then each M1 was then a final inspection at the BMW Motorsport in Munich before handover to the new

Our M1 is one of the last of 399 road specification to be built, supplied new by Hardy Beck of Berkeley, California in 1981. Having spent the majority of its years in the hands of two collectors, this extremely and low mileage BMW supercar is one of the finest examples to offered for sale in years.

The previous owner from Illinois, a known collector a stable of exotic sports and cars, has always maintained a for M-series BMWs and was struck by M1’s ideal appearance and original condition. Over the the car has been kept in excellent and, as recently as May 2012, was to an official BMW service agent, for a inspection and general check-over.

Honda Goldwing prototype M1
Honda Goldwing prototype M1

Commissioned to be built in white black leather interior checked fabric inserts; M1 remains in excellent original throughout and, unlike examples, shows no sign of or altercations. With the odometer just over 30,000 a figure that is commensurate its outstanding presentation. Offered for with a tool roll, service records, our M1 are impressively and ready to be enjoyed by its next owner.

One of the most exclusive BMWs, the M1 maintains an important in the marque’s history and has already to attract the attention of discerning Like the legendary Porsche 2.7 RS and BMW 3.0 CSL, the M1 was a limited-production homologation that served as a showcase for the advances in sports car design and

Considering its rarity, mechanical and historical importance, the M1 is a fascinating classic that should great appeal for collectors an appreciation for ground breaking cars. A superb example in respect, this exceptional BMW would make an exciting to a collection of great classic

Part of our final sales the M1 will be fully serviced new MOT completed by authorized BMW service

They always say, if you to ask how much it is, you can’t afford it, but it have been nice if the would have disclosed the price for this rare At the moment, a good M1 can range in $250,000 to around $350,000. are a lot of other cars in that range that could it, but owning the only mid-engined BMW vehicle as a certain cache it.

This was genesis for BMW Motorsport, a arm that has created undoubtedly of the most fearsome performance to emerge from Germany.

Honda Goldwing prototype M1
Honda Goldwing prototype M1
Honda Goldwing prototype M1
Honda Goldwing prototype M1


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