26 Aug '16, 9pm

The @BMW 2002 #Hommage #Coupe gives props to a turbocharged pioneer

The @BMW 2002 #Hommage #Coupe gives props to a turbocharged pioneer

An automotive flashback in orange and black, the BMW 2002 Hommage made quite a splash at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance on August 21. The vehicle, initially revealed at Italy’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in May, is a tribute to Europe’s first series-produced turbocharged car, a high-performance variant of the German marque’s 02 line. Named the BMW 2002, it debuted in 1973 with power-train technology that went on to make another BMW, the Brabham BT52, the first entrant with a turbocharged engine to win the Formula One World Drivers’Championship a decade later. Dressed in its predecessor’s original racing regalia (including lettering and logos) and incorporating many of the same design cues, the contemporary coupe looks every bit the competitor. An exceptionally athletic stance is enhanced by prominent arches hovering over 20-inch alloy wheels with milled, multi-...

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