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BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage Concept Rendered in Original Racing Livery

After a rather long wait BMW took the veils off the 3.0 CSL Hommage concept at the 2015 Concours d’Elegance Villa d’Este and a lot of people were disappointed in what they had to show. Maybe a new paint could work wonders?
BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage in original CSL livery 1 photo
That’s what rendered Jon Sibal thought and created a new image for the car, dressing it up in the Motorsport colors its predecessor used to wear back in the 1970s when it was dominating the sport. The traditional M colors are present over a base Alpine White that will forever be in fashion.

The rest of the car remained the same even though the wheels he used are different from the concept car. To our eyes, this version is even better than what the designers in Munich came up with, for their creation.

We’re not the only ones that consider the Hommage to have a peculiar look though. The front end is the one that gets the most criticism these days, a lot of people saying that it’s just too bulky and in your face. However, they tend to forget that the original was the same compared to its contemporary rivals.

That’s what set it apart if we’re to exclude the handling and performance that were out of this world for those days. Now, its modern version gets booed off the stage, which isn’t exactly something to be proud of, that’s for sure!

Under the bonnet, a 3-liter inline 6-cylinder unit should be sitting along with some electric motors that would transform it into a proper beast on and off the track. Since BMW didn’t say a word about it, we can’t speculate about it anymore but it would be nice to have a supercar with that shape, pushing around 600 HP and 800 Nm (590 lb-ft) of torque. We don’t anything for sure, we’re just throwing numbers out there...

 
 
 
 
 

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