BMW testing camo pays tribute to iconic models

By J.A. Ackley
Jun 24, 2022 | BMW, LMDh, Camouflage

Photography Courtesy BMW

As BMW tests its new LMDh prototype for the 2023 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, it’ll sport camouflage.

[IMSA GTP is back]

However, it’s not the typical camo used in testing. The BMW Group Designworks’ mosaic contains tributes to several iconic race cars while concealing the prototype’s shape.

These cars include:

  • 1976 BMW 3.0 CSL
  • 1978 BMW 320i Turbo
  • 1981 BMW M1/C: First purpose-built IMSA GTP car.
  • 1986 BMW GTP
  • BMW M3 E36 GTS-2
  • BMW M8 GTE

Can you find elements of those cars in the design?

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blacksheep New Reader
6/23/22 1:25 p.m.

E21 320i Group 5 car = #2 & stripe pattern on right front fender and rear wing end plate?

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
6/23/22 2:20 p.m.

Cannot wait to see these IRL. 

AnthonyGS (Forum Supporter)
AnthonyGS (Forum Supporter) GRM+ Memberand UltraDork
6/23/22 10:50 p.m.

Just keep that scheme and race it!

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