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BMW M3 CRT showcases CFRP carbon fiber tech coming to i3 and i8

BMW M3 CRT showcases CFRP carbon fiber tech coming to i3 and i8

Intelligent lightweight design paves the way for even higher performance: the BMW M3 CRT. Carbon Racing Technology: BMW M GmbH factory produces a limited-edition high-performance sports car based on the BMW M3 Saloon – Innovative use of carbon-fibre reinforced plastic minimises weight – Weight-to-power ratio: 3.5 kilograms per horsepower. Munich/Nürburg. BMW M GmbH will use the M Night event in the lead-up to the Nürburgring 24-hour race to unveil a spectacular new addition to its model range. The BMW M3 CRT (Carbon Racing Technology) embodies a concentrated blend of state-of-the-art development expertise – inspired directly by motor sport – in the areas of drive system and chassis technology and intelligent lightweight design. It also represents the worldwide debut of a new production process for carbon-fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP) components in the automotive industry...

Full article: http://green.autoblog.com/2011/06/28/bmw-m3-crt-showcases...

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