The greatest BMW concept cars
Fired up by that lovely new 7-Series, here are some of Munich’s best flights of fancy
Posted: 25 Apr 2014
2008: BMW M1 Hommage concept
BMW rather likes its history, and with cars like the M1 littered amongst its timeline, why the hell not?
This blast of Tango emerged at the 2008 Concorso d'Eleganza, marking 30 years since the original BMW M1 - the company's one and only true supercar - was launched. So this one gets similar proportions, all low, wide seventies arrogance with a flair of modernity thanks to then designer Chris Bangle's flame surfacing.
No word on the powertrain - it was just a design exercise - but oh, how we wished for a mighty V12 under the bonnet. Just imagine...