The spotlight was on the MotoGP 2023 in Valencia BMW XM Label Red, a vehicle that embodies not only performance but also prestige. It symbolized a double honor: on the one hand, it was presented to Francesco Bagnaia, the defending champion of the BMW M Award, and on the other hand, it also serves as a future one Safety car for the 2024 season. Bagnaia, who was honored for his unique qualifying performance in the MotoGP season, receives a real powerhouse with the XM Label Red. With 748 PS It is not only the most powerful production BMW of all time, but also surpasses it Standard V8-XM by almost 100 hp and the base XM 50e by over 250 hp. The super-SUV impresses with its Launch livery in Frozen Black highlighted by Toronto Red accents.
BMW XM Label Red “Safety Car”
Its technical superiority is demonstrated by one V8 and integrated electric machine in the 8-speed M Steptronic transmission underlines what together System output of 550 kW (748 HP) generated. In addition to its role as a prize vehicle, the BMW XM Label Red will soon also shine as a safety car. For 2024 it will come with additional features such as a front splitter, expanded lighting technology, One Fire Extinguisher, Recaro seats and Six-point belts equipped. The demonstration in Valencia in Frozen Pure Gray served as an exclusive preview of what will be seen on the tracks next year. Both Frank van Meel, Managing Director of BMW M, and Dorna CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta praise Bagnaia for his achievements.
Bagnaia attacks again in 2024!
Both emphasized the importance of the BMW XM Label Red both as a recognition of excellence in motorsport and as a spearhead for high performance and safety in MotoGP. For Bagnaia, who already last year BMW M Awards won, winning the award again is proof of his consistency and talent. He promises to do his best next year to win the coveted prize again. Overall, the BMW XM Label Red is not only the pinnacle of automotive performance, but also a combination of tradition and innovation in the world of motorsport.