Starts the Concorso d’eleganza Villa d’este in Lake como, and as usual, BMW comes with a spectacular homage to its past in the form of a prototype. The BMW 2002 Hommage is a spectacular tribute to the 50-year anniversary of the BMW 2002, a small coupe of propulsion, a leading member of the “Neue Klasse”. A machine whose version turbo is the direct predecessor of the BMW M2. A machine that has contributed enormously to establish the reputation of purity dynamics BMW enjoys today.
A tribute to the grandfather of the BMW M2
In their guts, is beating the engine 3.0 TwinPower Turbo 370 CV, which moves to the new BMW M2.
does Not need an expert eye to see that the BMW 2002 Hommage is based on the BMW M2. Its proportions are derived directly from the who made famous the BMW 2002 in the 60’s and 70’s of the last century. This prototype is a spectacular coupe look retrofuturista, that is re-interpreted in the modern language of BMW a classic like the 2002 turbo. On its front we can see it, with two optical aspect graph, and an aggressive bumper in the lower part of which are the red, white and blue BMW Motorsport.
The BMW 2002 turbo was a development of BMW Motorsport, so that no one should see out of place those colors. A small emblem on which you can read “turbo” adorns the calender, next to the large kidney front. This prototype comes up with a few aggressive wheel arches and a presence muscly. No inconsistency is historical: the turbo version of the BMW 2002 also enjoyed a few flared wheel arches, bolted to the body with the objective to accommodate its increased track width.
The braking equipment is signed by BMW Motorsport, and has large brake discs with calipers golden.
Yes, the grandson has gone to the gym and aspires to the first prize of body-building. With regards to the BMW M2, abounds with the presence of straight lines, angles and aggressive turns. 20-inch wheels are very similar to the ones that hold the new BMW M4 GTS. In behind has installed a small spoiler type “duck tail”, but the prominence is without a doubt of the four exhaust pipes integrated into a diffuser functional. The line expression side – a chrome-classic – results in lenses simple.
A detail that I particularly like is the position of the BMW logo. To the right of the tuition, not focused on the trunk lid. Thanks BMW, for satisfying the obsessive detail in the tributes classics. Under the hood of this prototype is the engine 3.0 TwinPower Turbo of the BMW M2, with 370 HP. In this case, there could be a maximum power. The BMW 2002 turbo was the first european car production to employ a turbocharged engine. If you don’t know, since you have explained your story to the background.
This prototype will be the star of Villa d’este where BMW has met all of its tributes retrofuturistas to their classics.