• 1991 BMW Nazca C2

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Designed by famed automotive engineering company Italdesign, home of Giorgetto Giugiaro, and features a similar frontal design of a BMW, the BMW Nazca C2 or Italdesign Nazca C2, was 1992 a concept sports car which premiered at the 1993 Detroit Auto Show.

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Two car was equipped with the 5.0 L V 12 engine from BMW and produced 350bhp. The Ital Design Nazca project is still one of the best remembered concept cars from Ital Design and Giugiaro. Originally it was speculated that the Nazca might enter production as a BMW, taking over where the BMW M1 left off.

Entry to the BMW Nazca was via gullwing windows mixed with conventional doors. In total 3 BMW Nazca prototypes were produced, including one convertible spider version.

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The v12 engine 4988 cc 24-Valves produces 350 BHP/ 261 kW @ 5200 RPM, and offer a 3.7 seconds for the sprints from 0 to 100 kph/ 60 mph,and a maximum speed of 325 kph/ 203 mph. He weighs 1000 kg, is 440 cm long, 209 cm wide, 111 cm high and he has a 5-speed manual gearbox.

Its first prototype was dubbed the Italdesign M12 and was powered by a BMW V12 engine that was also found in the BMW 750i and 850i.

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During the early 1990’s, the M12 was restyled and became known as the C2. It shared similar design cues to its predecessor. It was given a Alpina-tuned V12 which produced around 350 horsepower and nearly 350 foot-pounds of torque.

The supercar never entered into mass production.

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