After its premiere at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, the BMW M3 Touring MotoGP Safety Car, with more than 500CV, makes its debut at the British Gr
The long-awaited M3 Touring joins the activities of the 50th anniversary of BMW M with the conversion into the new MotoGP safety car. And it is that, with a lap record of 7 minutes and 35 seconds at the Nürburgring Circuit, it is an appropriate choice to exercise the role of safety car.
To get out on the track the M3 Touring has been given the full safety car ‘suit’. The equipment includes roof sirens, additional lights in the grille, carbon fiber parts from the M Performance list and a special decoration.
The car’s body combines blue, teal and red graphics on a white background, displaying the 50 Years of BMW M emblem and the names of the brand’s models that have served in the same role since 1999. Inside, the Vehicle features Recaro competition seats with four-point harness and a safety crossbar.
The M3 Touring has a power of 510 CV, which is transmitted to all four wheels through an eight-speed automatic gearbox and the M xDrive AWD system. The MotoGP safety car reaches a top speed of 280 km/h.
BMW M is the official partner of MotoGPand has been providing safety cars since 1999. The latest fleet, now joined by the M3 Touring, is made up of the M2 CS Racing, the M3 Sedan, the M4 Coupé, the M5 CS and two BMW M 1000 RR bikes.