BMW M4 CSL Provides Placements For Your Race Helmet

Which other road going car has race helmet compartment ready.

For BMW M GmbH, the world premiere of the new BMW M4 CSL was one of the highlights of its 50th anniversary year. The production of the special-edition model is limited to only 1,000 examples and we were surprised to find a special compartment behind the drivers seat with tight stowaway netting for race helmets to be stored.

So, it is clear that this BMW is designed for some track day specials and with just 1,000 units being made, there will be a handful of owners willing to take their limited edition M car on the track.

Race Helmet BMW M

Equipment designed to provide a race-car feeling and everyday usability

Meanwhile, there are model-specific equipment features that give the BMW M4 CSL a distinctive balance between sports car purism, unrestricted everyday usability and exclusive premium substance.

The M Carbon full bucket seats for the driver and co-driver are marked out by their self-supporting CFRP structure and purposeful rejection of comfort-enhancing features. They have a fixed backrest angle, forward/back adjustments can be made manually, and the seat height can only be adjusted in a workshop using a three-stage screw linkage.

Race Helmet BMW M

The M Carbon full bucket seats also have detachable head restraints and allow the integration of a six-point belt system.

The M Alcantara steering wheel, anthracite-coloured headliner, Carbon Fibre interior trim strips, “CSL” badges on the seats, centre console and rear panel, plus M-specific displays also help to create the perfect on-board setting for concentrated driving pleasure.

Merino leather trim with extended features and M seat belts are also standard. Let’s not forget the two race helmet storage units which can be found behind the seats.

The M-specific control/operation system includes the M Setup button for direct access to numerous vehicle settings and two M buttons on the steering wheel for storing preferred configurations.

Race Helmet BMW M

Standard equipment also features the M Drive Professional system including M Drift Analyser and M Laptimer, plus the M Mode button for activating the ROAD, SPORT and TRACK settings. Plus the race helmet storage.

The likewise standard BMW Live Cockpit Professional comprises a fully digital screen grouping made up of an instrument cluster with a 12.3-inch screen diagonal behind the steering wheel and a 10.25-inch control display.

Among its functions are the navigation system BMW Maps, the BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant, smartphone integration, telephony with wireless charging and a Wi-Fi interface. The BMW Head-Up Display with M-specific elements and the BMW Drive Recorder can be ordered from the options list.

The range of comfort-enhancing features and driver assistance systems fitted in the BMW M4 CSL are focused on the essentials, in keeping with its intelligent lightweight design approach and puristic vehicle concept.

Standard specification includes automatic climate control, Park Distance Control, Front Collision Warning, Lane Departure Warning and Speed Limit Info. Two-zone automatic climate control, an alarm, and the Driving Assistant and Parking Assistant systems are also available.

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