Italdesign Nazca M12 

  • 1991
  • 295 HP 5.0L
  • 180 mph
 
Giugiaro had already styled BMW’s first modern supercar, the 1978 M1, so his newer M12 was a natural evolution.
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In 1993, Italdesign again revisited the M12 project.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Italdesign Nazca M12

0-60mph

Nazca M12
4.5 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

Nazca M12
180 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

Data points Key details of the Italdesign Nazca M12

Number built

Nazca M12
2 cars
Veyron
300 cars
Veneno
4 cars

Horsepower

Nazca M12
295 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

In The News From around the web

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Italdesign Nazca M12

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Unfortunately BMW didn’t want to go through the another hassle like the M1, so the M12 never reach regular production.
You could almost consider them good enough to launch as a preproduction model.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Italdesign
Type of car Production car
Year 1991
Number built 2 cars

design

Chief designer Giorgetto Giugiaro

transmission

Drivetrain Longitudinal Mid Engine / RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 457/? 203
Rear wheels 457/? 254

road tests

Top speed 180 mph
0-60mph 4.5 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 8.21 lb/hp
Maximum hp 295 HP @ 5,200 RPM
Maximum torque 332 ft-lb @ 4,100 RPM
Max RPM 6,400 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 4,988 cc
Cylinders V12
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 8.8:1
Bore/stroke 3.31 in / 2.95 in
Valvetrain Single overhead camshaft (SOHC)

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,421 lb
Width 78.3 in
Height 43.5 in
Length 171.9 in
Front track width 63.4 in
Wheelbase 102.4 in
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