Car Details
1979 BMW M1 Procar
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We are delighted to offer this rare and iconic BMW M1 Procar for sale on behalf of its current owner: 

Unique Pre-production model built in Procar Specification by the BMW Factory (Motorsport Department) in Munich


  • First delivered by BMW to Niki Lauda as a show car, then to the Walter Wolf Racing Team and subsequently to the AC Schnitzer Team as a show car
  • This is the very first BMW Procar built by the BMW Factory after the last Prototype (chassis 4301 007) and it is the only pre-production model ever built. This Procar was never raced and was used for Press and Public Relation purposes. It is probably the most unmolested and best preserved BMW M1 Procar in existence.
  • 1979: Displayed as show car at various Formula One races where the Procar race series took place.
  • Sold to historic race car collector and preparer Christian Traber/Switzerland in 1988 
  • Sold to present owner in 2008 and raced regularly in various races such at the Classic Endurance Races, the Nurbrgring Oldtimer Grand-Prix and Le Mans Classic.

Condition & Spares

The car has had a full mechanical rebuild in 2018:

  • New brake master cylinders
  • Rebuilt Calipers
  • New Brake and Oil lines throughout
  • Engine rebuilt by Ridgeway Engines
  • Gearbox rebuilt by Paul Fleming (ZF specialist)
  • New Fuel lines/filters/pumps
  • New fuel tank
  • Rebuilt suspension arms, uprights & bearings
  • New steering rack

It has not been used since the rebuild.

Spares : 1 set of wheels and a spare gearbox (Le Mans ratio)

The car is sold in 100% race-ready condition and comes with a new, 2019 FIA HTP.

This is a rare opportunity to acquire one of the 49 mythical and timeless BMW M1 Procar in excellent, race-ready condition which is welcome at all historic events around the world including Peter Auto\'s Classic Endurance Race Series, Le Mans Classic, etc..


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