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BMW M

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After the success of BMW M in racing venues and the growing market for high performance sports cars, M introduced cars for sale to the public.


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BMW M is a subsidiary of German car manufacturer BMW AG created "M" in May of 1972. BMW M, is also known as M-Technik or just "M" (for Motorsport).

The very first M badged car for sale to the public was the M1, revealed at the Paris Motor Show in 1978.

The M1, however, was more of a racecar in domestic trim than an everyday driver. The direction of the M cars changed with the 1979 release of the M535i, which was a high performance version of BMW's popular 5-Series mid-size sedan.

Since 1978 BMW M has offered modified versions of nearly every car on BMW's production line, excluding the 7 Series and X Series sport utility vehicles. To this day BMW M continues to serve up some of the most highly tuned street-cars available in full production.

BMW M offers modified engines, suspension, interior trim, aerodynamics and exterior styling. The objective of BMW M is to sell factory production sports cars that are comfortable enough for everyday use while offering uncompromised driving satisfaction and performance.


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BMW M3 emblem.

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BMW M5 emblem.

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BMW "M" division sign, as seen at the 2006 Chicago Auto Show.

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M-Series emblem, from a 2002 BMW M Coupe.

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BMW M6 emblem.

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BMW logo with "The Ultimate Driving Machine" tagline.

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M sign at the 2011 L.A. Auto Show.

VIDEOS

BMW M - Unleashed


2008 BMW M3 Coupe E92 Promotional Video.


M Compilation

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