BMW Turbo Concept 

  • built in Germany
  • 1972
  • 280 HP 2.0L
  • 155 mph
 
The interior was well detailed, and boasted a bevy of odd instrumentation that was likely inspired by the intense cockpits of fighter jets.
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Paul Bracq was director of design and added many unique touches including a more rounded front nose, gullwing doors, rear fender skirts and a more sculpted rear end.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the BMW Turbo Concept

Top speed

Turbo Concept
155 mph
Veyron
253 mph
Veneno
220 mph

Data points Key details of the BMW Turbo Concept

Horsepower

Turbo Concept
280 HP
Veyron
987 HP
LaFerrari
950 HP

Engine size

Turbo Concept
1,990 cc
Veyron
7,993 cc
Veneno
6,498 cc

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BMW Turbo Concept

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The interior was well detailed, and boasted a bevy of odd instrumentation that was likely inspired by the intense cockpits of fighter jets.
Created for the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, the Turbo Concept was an extreme version of the M1 supercar.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand BMW
Year 1972

power & handling

Maximum hp 280 HP @ 7,200 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 1,990 cc
Fuels Gas

road tests

Top speed 155 mph

transmission

Gearing Traditional

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
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