BMW 328 Hommage Concept Arrives at The Concorso d’Eleganza

BMW 328 Hommage Concept at Concorso d’Eleganza

BMW 328 Hommage Concept is created to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the BMW 328 Roadster. We have discussed the BMW 328 Hommage Concept on our previous post. The BMW 328 Hommage Concept has had its world premiere at the Concorso d’Eleganze at Villa d’Este this past weekend.

Unfortunately, not many had the privilege to witness this spectacular event and see the BMW 328 Hommage Concept up close and personal.

We got the report from YouTube footage of the BMW 328 Hommage Concept in motion, rolling on the grounds near Lake Como in Italy, and all eyes of those who attending the Concorso d’Eleganza laid on the BMW 328 Hommage Concept.

Even at the Concorso d’Eleganza, BMW has not shared the performance details of the BMW 328 Hommage Concept. We know that BMW fitted the BMW 328 Hommage Concept with a 3.0-liter V6 supercharged engine.

The body of the BMW 328 Hommage Concept, as well as the majority of the interior features, is made of new material called “Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic (CFRP)”, which means that the weight of the BMW 328 Hommage Concept has been kept to a minimum (780 kilos or 1,720 lbs). Must be new kind of diet proposed by the BMW.

Adrian van Hooydonk – BMW Group Director of Design says, “The Hommage cars have been a long tradition in the BMW Group. Based on our design philosophy “Rooted in history, moving forward in design”, they demonstrate the significance of history for the present. Even 75 years ago, before we had the idea to create the BMW 328 Hommage Concept, the BMW 328 stood for sportiness ad agility through lightweight construction. The BMW 328 Hommage Concept pays tribute to this past and shows how BMW lightweight construction will develop. Carbon is the material of the future.”

You might can’t see some parts of the BMW 328 Hommage Concept, the vehicle’s instrument panel comes with a round rev counter, control lamps, and gearshift point indicator, while the cluster indicates in addition to engine speed only the oil temperature, oil pressure and water temperature.

BMW 328 Hommage Concept has added a tripmaster.  Two iPhones are located in special holders for additional display functions for the driver and co-driver. The iPhones on the BMW 328 Hommage Concept is functioned as stopwatches for measuring lap times, and s GPS roadbooks. If you curious how the BMW 328 Hommage Concept steals the crowd at the Concorso d’Eleganza, click here.

BMW 328 Hommage Concept Brings the Retro with a Bang

BMW 328 Hommage Concept

BMW 328 Hommage Concept could be the evolution of the BMW brand over the years, but you have to hand it to the guys who are working to create one of Germany’s best known products and it only emphasize one thing: they still can build them.

And if the models currently on the road are not enough to convince you of that, then here is the living proof of a little something which might lure your curiosity away: the BMW 328 Hommage Concept.

Bringing together into one massive package; both futuristic lines seen on the very recent Vision ConnectedDrive and the unforgettable ones of the past BMWs, the BMW 328 Hommage Concept has been built by BMW was a tribute at the Concorso d’Eleganze at Villa d’Este which starts off this weekend. BMW also expects that the BMW 328 Hommage Concept becomes a surprise appearance at the show.

So, what did BMW do to make the BMW 328 Hommage Concept a surprising appearance at the show in Villa d’Este? Well, according to the BMW, the BMW 328 Hommage Concept is nothing but a birthday cake to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the BMW 328 Roadster and to honor its creators.

Karl Baumer – CEO of BMW Group Classic says, “With the BMW 328 Hommage Concept, we wish to pay homage to the passion and inventiveness of the fathers of the BMW 328. They have created an icon which is considered a milestone in the history if the automobile.”

BMW 328 Hommage Concept hid a powerful 3.0-liter V6 engine of an undisputed output. The body of the car or at least most of it, is made of new material called “carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP)”. It means that the weight of the BMW 328 Hommage Concept has been kept to minimum. The technical details on the BMW 328 Hommage Concept were intended as a show car, the one which mixes old and new into one of the looking concepts we have seen all year.