The Latest BMW Models are coming to the 2021 Monterey Car Week

The legendary Monterey Car Week returns this month after a two-year break. No BMW concept cars will be on display at the 2021 Monterey Car Week. However, the Bavarian brand will present a series of North American premieres for the BMW community. The “Legends of the Autobahn” will unveil a number of new production vehicles on Saturday, August 14. These include the new BMW M5 CS, ALPINA B8 Gran Coupe, BMW i4 and iX. In addition, the new M4 Competition Convertible and the first M3 and M4 models with xDrive all-wheel drive will also make their world debut at the said event. 

2021 Monterey Car Week

The BMW M Motorsport M4 GT3, a top-class customer race car, will make its North American debut the day before at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. This unveiling will also be on display at the Legend of the Autobahn. Visitors to Rolex Reunion will also be able to get a close-up look at one of BMW Motorsport’s 2020 M4 DTMs. BMW Motorsport driver Philipp Eng drove this ZF-sponsored M4 DTM Class 1. It holds a chassis number of 1502, with the number 25 in the 2019 and 2020 seasons. 

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Powered by a BMW P48 2-litre TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder engine, the BMW M4 DTM weighs 2163 pounds. It accelerates from 0 to 62 mph in 2.5 seconds and reaches a top speed of over 185 mph. The M4 DTM achieves cornering loads of up to 3g. BMW Motorsport is selling its factory M4 DTM with shipping, customs, and taxes in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

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At Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, BMW continues the M3 and M4 theme by featuring three historically significant M3 race cars. This is an addition to the multitude of models on display. Furthermore, three IMSA star drivers will drive these race cars. The unbeatable M3 GTR Grand-Am Championship from 2004 (E46) will be driven by BMW Motorsport driver John Edwards. On the other hand, there will be a reunion with IMSA G.O.A.T. Bill Auberlen and his 2012 (E92) M3 GT with the starting number 55. 

With over 500 race starts in BMWs, Auberlen has the record for the most IMSA pole positions and wins of any driver in IMSA history. Auberlen’s sibling car will be driven by BMW Motorsport driver Connor De Phillippi. It is the Number 56 2011 (E92) M3 GT, which won the ALMS class driver, manufacturer, team and Michelin Green X championships for BMW and BMW Team RLL in 2011. On Sunday, the M3 GTR and two (E92) M3 GT will compete in two 40-minute races in the ‘Masters Endurance Legends’ class. Tune in for more details on the 2021 Monterey Car Week.

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