BMW’s M division has been one of the leading innovators of innovations in the world of motosports, and will commemorate this achievement with another year as the “Official Car of MotoGP,” according to a letter to the press from Frank van Meel, President of BMW M Division, Feb. 13.
This year marks the 17th season and with BMW M providing pace cars for the motorcycle races, which are held throughout the year and around the world. But what sets this year apart as particularly important for BMW M is the introduction of a water injection system. Designed to reduce fuel consumption and increase performance in a combustion engine, this water injection system will make its premier in the BMW M4 MotoGP Safety Car for 2015.
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BMW M will continue to act as the official car of MotoGP through the 2020 season, as they have extended their contract with Dorna Sports, the company behind MotoGP, to include that season. As the letter states, this will also allow BMW M and MotoGP to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their partnership in 2019.
Be sure to flip through the gallery below to see this seasons’s M4 and official M motorcycle, as well as the innovative water injection system. If you’re interested in finding a BMW for yourself, click below and browse through all of our listings to find the perfect fit for you.