Bmw M4 Onesies
For the 1973 season, BMW to built a special, lighter version of the E9 known as the 3.0 CSL Coupé, with panelled aluminium bodywork. The use of injection, and a small increase in capacity, took basic engine-power to 206bhp. The highly prepared Group 2 racing versions, with elaborate aerodynamic fittings, earned countless victories, including two wins at the Le Mans 24 Hours - in the Special Tourism class in 1973 and 1974.
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If you've ever ridden or heard a single cylinder motorcycle, you understand why they are called "thumpers". That big piston doesn't love high rpms. Rather, it prefers to push out tons of torque at the bottom end of the tachometer. This BMW was one of many of the single cylinder choices available in the 50's.