The weird and wonderful
This stuff has been making the rounds among the BMW faithful. Good back story here in case you missed it.
BMW M8 (*not* pronounced “mate”):
X5 LM. Don’t scoff— this ain’t your ordinary soccer mom X5:
And how perfect is it that it’s actually wearing BBS LMs?
In addition to the massive V12 this particular X5 benefited from tremendous weight savings through aluminum panels, lighter high-bloster seats, and use of carbon fiber. It is rumored that Herr Stuck managed a 7:49 time on the Nurburgring putting it 1 second faster than the M3 CSL and over 15 seconds faster than the E92 M3 (source).
“El Camino” E30:
What’s this? Oh, right:
E36 M3, er, Touring:
Which is a bit of a misnomer, because when you think BMW Tourings, you tend to think of these:
Or these— wait, what?
Hat tip to Brandon! Thanks m8