The original m10 engine.
A 15 litre turbocharged inline 4 that was said to produce around 1400 hp in qualifying trim.
It was very much a final flourish for the engine with forced induction set to be banned from the 1989 season onwards.
It was the first drivers championship to be won using a turbocharged engine.
Nelson piquet won the fia formula one drivers championship in 1983 driving a brabham powered by.
The bmw m1213 turbo 1500 cc 4 cylinder turbocharged formula one engine inline four cylinder engine fitted with kkk turbocharger and a bosch digital electronic management system based on the standard bmw m10 engine that was introduced in 1961 powered the f1 cars of brabham arrows and benetton.
Bmw pulled out of f1 at the end of the 1987 season but the m1213 lived on though it was now known a new and almost impossibly cool moniker megatron.
The bmw m1213 turbo 1500 cc 4 cylinder turbocharged formula one engine based on the standard bmw m10 engine introduced in 1961 powered the f1 cars of brabham arrows and benetton.
It was based on 1499 cc.
The bmw m1213 turbo engine that powered the brabham bt52 and nelson piquet to the 1983 formula one title can be regarded as one of the strongest engine ever put together.
Nelson piquet won the fia formula one drivers championship in 1983 driving a brabham powered by the bmw m1213 turbo.
But as usual it was all about power in those days and the german from munchen mastered it pretty well.
In 1977 bmw struggled against the might of turbocharged porsches in americas imsa series and contracted mclaren north american to build a 500bhp turbocharged version of the m127 for use in the bmw 320 maintaining the same 20 litre capacity.
Bmw m1213 f1 engine continue reading below formula is supposed to move to a 16 l v6 turbo engine recipe for the 2014 season.
This engine was the result of a deal between bmw and brabham which resulted in the teams.
Bmws most powerful engine the 1986 bmw m12131.
The following season bmw powered brabham bt52 helped piquet win the drivers championship.
Bmw has been involved in formula one in a number of capacities since the inauguration of the world drivers championship in 1950the company entered occasional races in the 1950s and 1960s often under formula two regulations before building the bmw m1213 inline four turbocharged engine in the 1980s.