BMW M9 Concept

In an effort to strengthen its class of sports cars, BMW is planning to manufacture an all-new mid-engined supercar. Going with the name, BMW M9, the new roadmaster will get a futuristic design featuring extravagant exterior, luxurious interior, and a powerful engine. Read on to learn more about the BMW M9 Concept.

BMW M9 front
BMW M9 Concept – Technology Suite:

According to the German automobile giant, the M9 will be built on the same platform as the i8. With a backward slanting roof, the new car will be described by many as a sports coupe. The entire body will be glazed by sleek edges and elegant lines. There will also be a number of color options to choose from.

Viewing the BMW M9 Concept from the front end, you will see a slim grille, LED headlamps and larger air intakes in the lower fascia. On the sides, the car will feature big alloy wheels, small mirrors, and well-designed windows. The rear end will look modern with well-positioned exhaust tips and sleek taillights. As for the interior, the sports car will have two seats which mean it will accommodate a maximum of two passengers. Most of the cabin components, including seats and steering wheel, will be upholstered in high-quality leather. The entire interior will look striking with a magnificent color scheme.

In addition, the interior of the BMW M9 Concept features an advanced infotainment system and other technological features. The production model will come with a functional navigation system, an automatic climate control system and connectivity options, such as Bluetooth, phone integration, and USB.

BMW M9 interior
BMW M9 Concept – Top Speed and Accelerate Time:

According to reliable sources of information, the BMW supercar will feature a 3.6-liter I6 engine. The twin power turbo engine is capable of generating 550 hp and 550 lb-ft. It will be paired with a 7-speed dual clutch gearbox which will transfer power to the rear wheels.

As for speeds, the sports car will take 2.9 seconds to achieve the 0-60 mph acceleration. Its top speed will be around 155 mph. Concerning fuel economy and pollution rates, the vehicle will record EPA fuel consumption figures of around 21 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway. The exhaust will consist of lesser amounts of CO2.

Safety and Security:

In order to ensure the sports car is safe and secure, the automaker will equip it with a wide range of safety and security features. There will be basic features like seatbelts and emergency brakes. There will also be advanced features like adaptive cruise control, parking sensors, pre-collision system, airbags, lane keep assist and a rearview camera.

BMW M9 rear
BMW M9 Concept – Date of Launch and Predicted Price:

The starting price of the new BMW sports car will be around $300,000. The price will rise up to $500,000 for configurations with premium features. Planning to buy this car? Well, this will only be possible in the last quarter of 2016 or during the initial months of 2017. This is when the supercar is expected to be made available to customers.

Competition:

The major rivals of the M9 will be Chevrolet Corvette Zora ZR1, Acura NSX, Lamborghini Huracan, Dodge Viper, Audi R8, Porsche Turbo, and Ford GT.

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