High opening portion safety: a new BMW M8 MotoGP™ Safety Car.

Spielberg. BMW M GmbH presents a new spearhead to a MotoGP Safety
Car fleet: a BMW M8 MotoGP Safety Car. The 625 hp lead car is based
on a BMW M8 Competition (combined fuel consumption: 10.6 – 10.5
l/100 km*; total CO2 emissions: 242 – 238 g/km*), which
done a universe entrance during a BMW Group #NextGen during BMW Welt in Munich
during a finish of June. The new BMW M8 MotoGP Safety Car will make its
initial coming this weekend, during a MotoGP Grand Prix during a Red
Bull Ring in Austria.


Innovative high-performance automobiles for a reserve of a top
tier of motorcycles is a element that has guided BMW M GmbH for
some-more than 20 years as partner of MotoGP organiser Dorna Sports and
‘Official Car of MotoGP’. The Munich-based association has supposing the
central MotoGP Safety Car swift given 1999 and a BMW M8 MotoGP
Safety Car is a latest prominence in a prolonged line of high-powered lead cars.


“The BMW M8 and a BMW M8 GTE were grown in parallel, and these
racing genes heed a BMW M8 models in all areas,” pronounced Markus
Flasch, President of BMW M GmbH. “That’s because it was a judicious step for
us to select a BMW M8 Competition as a basement for a new MotoGP
reserve car. Even in a prolongation version, this high-performance
car is matched to a racetrack. With a innovative technical
features, it is nonetheless another instance of a query to keep pulling the
extent upwards. With a BMW M8 MotoGP Safety Car, we are really
vehement to benefaction a new, absolute lead car for a tip tier of
motorcycle racing.”


The M energy underneath a carp comes from a many absolute engine ever
grown for a BMW M GmbH car. The high-revving V8 section with M
TwinPower Turbo record develops 460 kW/625 hp. The
high-performance energy section teams adult with an eight-speed M Steptronic
delivery with Drivelogic, and a engine’s energy is channelled to
a highway around a M xDrive all-wheeldrive system. One of a features
that stands out in sold is a newly grown integrated braking
system, an M-specific chronicle of that presents a motorist with two
opposite stop pedal feel settings.


The accurate communication between powertrain, framework record and
aerodynamics has been delicately honed over a march of intensive
contrast during a BMW Group’s exam lane nearby Miramas in southern France,
a winter contrast centre in Arjeplog, Sweden and a Nürburgring’s
Nordschleife circuit, along with other competition circuits. Experience
collected from a growth of a BMW M8 GTE racing car also
played a purpose in a pattern process. The performance-focused
impression of a engine, delivery and framework allows a new BMW
M8 Competition to energy from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 3.2 seconds.


Painstaking primer work during a BMW M Manufaktur in Garching converted
a high-performance bottom car into a BMW M8 MotoGP Safety Car,
scheming it to seem as a march car in a world’s fastest
motorcycle racing series. This routine enclosed a further of
countless BMW M Performance Parts, many of that are accessible as
retrofit tools for a BMW M8 prolongation model. These emphasize the
sporty coming of a Safety Car and accommodate all a functional
mandate for aerodynamics, cooling and lightweight construction.
The mutation of a BMW M8 Competition to a MotoGP Safety Car
was finished by a inclusion of special racing facilities and the
required reserve equipment.


Modifications for a BMW M8 MotoGP Safety Car.

  • BMW M Performance titanium competition empty system*
  • BMW M Performance CO tail siren finisher*
  • BMW M Performance building mats
  • BMW M Performance CO engine cover
  • BMW M Performance CO back diffusor
  • BMW M Performance steering circle pro (with M Performance carbon
    cover and M Performance change paddles)
  • BMW M Performance CO atmosphere breather side grill
  • BMW M Performance CO side skirts
  • BMW M Performance trademark decals
  • Bonnet with ‘motorsport lock’
  • Fuel suction pump
  • Battery master switch
  • Flashing aurora headlight rings
  • LED lights on a roof with bracket
  • Front grille LED flasher
  • RECARO racing seats with Schroth belts
  • Roll cage
  • Fire extinguisher with bracket
  • Michelin Cup tyres
  • Red foiled kidney grille
  • Front spoiler with solidified black paint finish
  • BMW floating heart cap
  • BMW valve caps with M logo
  • BMW M8 GTE back wing
  • Side skirts foiled black
  • MotoGP livery
  • Customised CO flaps
  • Light control panel

* not accessible in Europe



For some-more information about BMW M GmbH and a impasse as the
‘Official Car of MotoGP’, see: www.bmw-m.com




BMW M GmbH is a 100 per cent auxiliary of BMW AG. With a products
and services in a business areas of BMW M Automobiles, BMW
Individual, M Sports Options and Packages, BMW Driving Experience as
good as Rescue and Operational Vehicles, it is geared towards
business with quite high aspirations in terms of the
performance, exclusivity and particular character of their vehicle. Based
in Munich, a association was founded in 1972 as BMW Motorsport GmbH.
Since then, a minute M has turn synonymous all over a universe for
racing success and for a mindfulness of high-performance sports cars
for highway use.