BMW M1 Procar that you see on your screens is one of the 40 units that were made of this vehicle in competition. This exclusive copy dates back to the year 1979 and even though it was designed for a use on circuit, never came to compete. This unit number 31 was vehicle reservation during the championship. After the brand managed to gain the approval to roll on the open road.
To do this, they withdrew some of the elements that took the competition, creating a unique vehicle. In November 1979 it was sold to a German customer, who was its first owner. Subsequently in march 1984, he crossed the ocean to reach the hands of a collector american. In that time toured a multitude of events, but in 1990 it was stored and almost forgotten, because we wouldn’t see the light until much later.
In 2012, the BMW M1 Procar was rescued by Canepa, a well-known company dedicated to the restoration of classics. And then I began the process to return to the mythical sports to its original state. It was then completely disassembled and began to to replace those damaged parts by new ones similar to the original. Not missing the body kit with OEM Procar, wider and with a large rear spoiler fixed.
tires BBS 17 inch now you receive a few most powerful brakes signed by Brembo and with the tweezers of a Porsche 962 and the discs of a Porsche 935. Its mechanical six-cylinder and 3.5-liter has also been rebuilt. Now develops 414 HP and 483 Nm of torque, improving on the original. The power goes to the rear wheels through a manual change ZF five-speed. This BMW M1 Procar 1979 is for sale, although its price has not been revealed.
Source – Canepa