UPDATED: BMW M2 with Worn-Out 1975 3.0 CSL Racecar Livery Has Cool Beater Look

Since the M2 is one of the cars that marks BMW's return to its go-fast roots, we're happy to bring you an example of the compact beast that has been aptly wrapped.
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Photo: Rencal Motors on Instagram
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As you can see in these images, the M Division machine is now wearing the infamous "25" racing livery. You know, the one that adorned the 3.0 CSL racecar during BMW Motorsport's first motorsport season in the US back in 1975.

However, there's a twist here. Make that a scratch (or more). You see, this Bimmer looks like it's been lapping circuits ever since the era mentioned above, as its wrap uses a worn-out look. This not only makes the retro nod even more convincing, but it also turns the M2 into one hell of an attention magnet. The second skin job also has an opinion-splitting aura, but this is another story for another time.

The circuit-inspired M2 comes all the way from Australia, with the wrap job having been taken care of by Exclusive Wraps. Mind you, the BMW comes from Euro car specialist Rencal Motors, whom we must also thank for the pics.

Truth be told, whether you check out this M2 from the distance or zoom in on the little details cracks and faux rubber marks, it's difficult not to fall in love with the rear-wheel-drive delight - notice that the standard car, if we may call the M2 that, was dressed in Long Beach Blue Metallic. The hue, which was launched on the X5 M and X6 M, might suit the M2 in a way that makes aficionados weak in the knees, but it has also become a common sight in the M realm, so the makeover seen here is more than welcome.

Speaking of which, worn-out motorsport wraps seems to be a thing these days. For instance, we've shown you what happens when such a take mixes elements from the Porsche world, such as the good old Martini livery and a GT3 RS, or a GT4.

Update: Thanks to Instagrammer jlyon9, we now have more pics of the CSL-ized M2, giving us delicious new angles, while also showing the Bimmer out in the wild.


A photo posted by James (@jlyon9) on Jul 23, 2016 at 12:33am PDT


A photo posted by James (@jlyon9) on Jul 23, 2016 at 12:40am PDT


A photo posted by James (@jlyon9) on Jul 24, 2016 at 2:07am PDT

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