BMW arrives at the Concorso d Eleganza Villa d’este 2016 with another of his stunning prototypes Hommage. Paying tribute to the classic BMW 2002 turbo on its fiftieth anniversary, in the BMW 2002 Hommage we are all a tribute to the design of the bavarian manufacturer in the decade of the sixties and seventies, but completely adapted to the year 2016, and without abusing it retro.
The BMW 2002 Hommage does not cease to be a prototype of the exhibition, but also a declaration of intentions on the part of the bavarian manufacturer. Technically it is based on the BMW M2 Coupe, and in fact their appearance can also remind us of this, but incorporating the usual filigree work characteristic of the entire prototype in one wrap even more aggressive.
exterior paint ‘Space Race Metal’, a short wheelbase and minimal overhangs, we are in a compact coupe or two-door that keeps proportions very similar to those of the own 2002 turbo. Highlights your front “nose shark”, in which the traditional double kidney grille is accented with a bumper with air inlets, the central and side very prominent.
wheel arches well marked, a large width of roads, and a line waist with a strip of carbon also reminiscent of the BMW 2002 turbo. This waist line divides the side profile of the BMW 2002 Hommage in two distinct parts, as the upper takes on a matte spray. alloy wheels duotone 20-inch put another note sporting inside a design that is truly attractive.
there is No information about your engine, but we can expect a BMW M TwinPower Turbo as in the actual BMW M2 Coupe, that offers 370 HP. In fact, and turning back again toward the rear, the BMW 2002 turbo was the first production model turbo that was marketed in Europe.
don’t have too many illusions, because the BMW 2002 Hommage is a design exercise, and as it already happened with the previous BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage R there are no plans to bring it to production. However, we will not stop dreaming of a future model of BMW which will inherit the details of this prototype, as its aggressive front…