Racing Into Obscurity

Remember this BMW M Coupe and how it established itself as one of the elite race cars of its time?   Yeah, neither do I.

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As I was digging through old files on my hard-drive I came across what I still think is one of the cooler looking cars (street version or race version) that BMW built.  A search for the history of this cars reveals little to nothing, which is sad.

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But, on the other hand it’s really cool — this car was built by BMW Motorsport and appears to be thoroughly thought-out.

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One could create a long list of parts in what appears to be “a no expense spared” set-up, but then you might ask yourself, “Why?”

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What was the point of this car?  Why did they do it?

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While the real answer may exist in a folder in Munich somewhere, I guess I’m okay never knowing why.  It’s just cool that it exists.

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John "Hans" Ackerman started his love affair with cars at an extremely early age. A lover of racing, fine bourbon and good beer, John "Hans" Ackerman is always looking forward to the next event: ready to Build. Race. Party.