India, September 23, 2023 – The highly anticipated debut of MotoGP™ in India has seen a fleet of BMW M Safety Vehicles. Especially, their grand entrance as the official safety providers for the event. This historic occasion is witnessing the deployment of three state-of-the-art safety cars and one safety bike. Ensuring the smooth running of practices, qualifying sessions, and races. The quartet, consisting of the BMW M2, BMW M3 Touring, BMW M5 CS, and BMW M 1000 RR. Moreover, it will be spearheading the race, showcasing BMW’s commitment to safety and high-performance engineering.
Exclusive Weekend Experience for BMW Excellence Club Members
BMW Excellence Club members are in for an unforgettable weekend filled with adrenaline as they immerse themselves in the heart of the MotoGP™ action. The BMW M guest program provides an exclusive behind-the-scenes experience, including opportunities to meet MotoGP™ riders and motorsports legends. The program encompasses top-notch hospitality services, prime vantage point race viewing, guided paddock tours, exclusive motorsport insights from BMW M MotoGP experts, and up-close encounters with pit lane mechanics. The highlight of the experience is an unprecedented racetrack lap as a passenger in one of the BMW M Safety Cars.
Introducing the BMW M2 MotoGP™ Safety Car
The newly unveiled BMW M2 Safety Car combines the essence of a high-performance sports car with cutting-edge technology. Its compact dimensions and powerful 460 hp TwinPower turbo in-line 6-cylinder engine make it the ideal foundation for a BMW M Safety Car. Moreover, the vehicle is equipped with essential safety features for MotoGP™ racetrack deployment. That includes a roll bar, RECARO seats, a 6-point racing harness, a fire extinguisher, the safety car roof bar, and front light enhancements. Additionally, the BMW M2 MotoGP Safety Car boasts various M Performance parts. Such as an exhaust system, chassis improvements, carbon wing mirror covers, a diffuser, and a rear wing. The car proudly displays the standard BMW M safety car livery.
First-Ever BMW M3 Touring MotoGP™ Safety Car
Based on the first-ever BMW M3 Competition Touring with M xDrive. The BMW M3 Touring MotoGP Safety Car marries technological prowess and performance with the practicality of a five-door touring model. Moreover, it pays tribute to 50 years of BMW M and the long-standing partnership with MotoGP™ through its special 50 Years of BMW M Livery. This safety car is equipped with the full range of BMW M Performance Parts for its racetrack duties. Further, including Recaro race seats, a 4-point harness, a safety cross beam, lights on roof, front flashes, an emergency disconnector, and a fuel extraction system.
BMW M5 CS MotoGP™ Safety Car
Sporting a unique Frozen Deep Green metallic paint finish. Moreover, the BMW M5 CS Safety Car exudes a classic safety car look. With blistering performance courtesy of its M Power engine. Further, the BMW M5 CS accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in just 3.0 seconds and reaches 0 to 200 km/h (124 mph) in 10.3 seconds. With a top speed electronically limited to 305 km/h (189 mph). Its lightweight design is a testament to BMW M GmbH’s dedication. Further, complemented by a retuned chassis and stainless steel M Carbon ceramic brakes. The BMW M livery accentuates its distinctive appearance.
The BMW M 1000 RR MotoGP™ Safety Bike
BMW M 1000 RR MotoGP Safety Bike is finely tuned for racetrack performance. Further, boasting optimized aerodynamics and extensive use of carbon for enhanced speed and handling. With a top speed of 314 km/h, this superbike is a racing marvel, embodying the hallmark traits of BMW M. It represents the pinnacle of performance and exclusivity in every detail.
BMW M and MotoGP™: A Two-Decade Partnership
For over two decades, BMW M has maintained a steadfast partnership with MotoGP™. Further, the 2023 marks the 25th season of BMW M as the “Official Car of MotoGP™.” This enduring collaboration celebrates high performance, adrenaline, and motorsports heritage. Additionally, with the BMW Safety Vehicles embodying the same attributes, featuring outstanding driving dynamics at the MotoGP™.
Moreover, as MotoGP™ debuts in India, BMW’s commitment to safety and excellence takes center stage. Basically, promising an electrifying weekend of racing action and an unparalleled experience for motorsport enthusiasts and BMW Excellence Club members alike.