The e25 turbo concept sports car was built by bmw as a celebration for the 1972 summer olympics in munich.
Bmw turbo concept 1972.
Lancia was one of the poster boys of the italian car industry when i was growing up stratos integrale fulvia these were all cars i lusted after.
Like it the turbo had a low profile mid mounted engine and long sloping nose.
1972 bmw turbo concept created for the 1972 summer olympics in munich the turbo concept was an extreme version of the m1 supercar.
Marques steeped in history are here one day gone the next.
Ts funny the way the fortunes of car companies wax and wane.
Perhaps the most interesting feature of the bmw turbo concept was its radar based brake distance warning system which one could describe as an ancestor of.
Concept we forgot.
The e25 x1 turbo concept car was built by bmw as a celebration for the 1972 summer olympics in munich.
Fantastic bmw 1972 turbo revealed.
Page 1 of 1 as part of the opening ceremonies of the 1972 summer olympics in munich local manufacturer bmw unveiled the turbo concept it was very much intended as a showcase for the latest engineering and safety technologies and also underlined that the german manufacturer had left the difficult period of the 1960s well behind.
Having spent the 1960s recovering from financial troubles the 1970s saw bmw keen to start a new chapter.
Bmw presented the turbo in 1972 as the worlds first safety oriented sports car.
The e25 turbo concept car was built by bmw as a celebration for the 1972 summer olympics in munich.
The turbo was one of his most striking creations.
The intergalactic looking turbo concept landed at the 1972 paris motor show but it wasnt all about space age looks.
The shape of things to come.
Paul bracq was director of design at bmw during the formative period of the 1970s.
The 1972 paris motor show seemed the perfect stage for the munich marque to show the world that it was thoroughly.
It was designed by paul bracq with gullwing doors and was based on a modified 2002 chassis with a mid mounted engine.
1972 bmw turbo concept t he bmw turbo was a combination of design study and technological guineapig and had a fi nely developed sense of active and passive safety.
The then chief designer paul bracq drew the bodywork and the turbo x1 was presented to the public in 1972 and was intended solely as a technology study and thus remained a prototype.
Paul bracq was director of design and added many unique touches including a more rounded front nose gullwing.