BMW Australia: The mysterious car next to XM, M3 Touring at Motorclassica
BMW Australia will give local fans and customers the chance to test the tires on a number of upcoming models over the coming weekend – including the M3 Touring and XM.
Neither of these new BMW M products has gone on sale.
The company’s BMW M division will conduct an “elaborate outdoor installation” at Motorclassica 2022, which will again be held at Melbourne’s historic Royal Exhibition Building.
On the screen will be new XM plug-in hybridonly launched to the world last week and won’t go on sale until the first half of 2023.
The BMW M3 Touring will also be on display, giving potential buyers the opportunity to use the tires on the first production M3 car to date, before it arrives from early 2023.
Fascinatingly, BMW says it will also give everyone an early look at a mysterious new model – or variant – that will launch next week.
BMW says visitors will have the opportunity to “check out a model that will only make its world premiere next week after Motorclassica 2022”.
“The new model will be available to view in a ‘eye-only’ environment behind closed doors before being revealed globally,” BMW added, suggesting (we would imagine) several types of installations. without the phone’s permission, to stop the photos from leaking on social media.
The timing suggests that the mysterious model could be the new generation M2 about to be revealed, leaked recently. The company previously confirmed the car will do world premiere in October.
There is also the possibility that the mysterious machine could This super limited edition of the M4 CSL. Our scouting photographers caught the car testing at the end of June.
Other BMW M vehicles on display will include the i4 M50 EV, and classics such as the 1973 special edition BMW 3.0 CSL ‘Batmobile’, the 2016 BMW M4 GTS – of which only 700 were produced – and the “lightweight legend” BMW M3 CSL from 2003.
It’s amazing how BMW M sees the value of introducing futuristic metal products to Australians, as one in five BMWs sold in the country carry the M badge – one of the highest proportions. In the world.
“Our exhibition space at Motorclassica 2022 will truly celebrate the BMW M division in a grand and relevant style, giving fans a very special opportunity to experience models from history that have already passed. shaping our brand, alongside models that have only just been revealed to the world, and even one that has yet to break the shell,” added BMW Australia marketing director Alex McLean.
Motorclassica 2022 will be held at the Royal Melbourne Exhibition Building from Friday 7 October to Sunday 9 October.