BMW gifts first M3 Touring to 2022 MotoGP qualifier

BMW M3 Touring

BMW M3 Touring

The BMW M Award for MotoGP's best qualifier will be special this year. The 2022 winner will get the first BMW M3 Touring this weekend in Silverstone.

BMW M3 Touring

First M3 Competition Touring out of the factory is Frozen Black with Merino/Black leather M sport seats.

BMW M3 Touring

A 3.0-liter twin-turbo six-cylinder engine produces 503 hp and 479 lb-ft (650 Nm) of torque. Standard M xDrive sends power to all four wheels via an 8-speed auto.

BMW M3 Touring

BMW will show off the model at the British Grand Prix in Silverstone after its debut in June at Goodwood. Frozen Black M3 Touring will be joined by the official M3 Touring MotoGP Safety Car this weekend.

BMW M3 Touring

The winner will get the keys at the end of the season, and public deliveries are scheduled for November.

BMW M3 Touring

BMW M's 50th anniversary and the 20th BMW M Award in MotoGP since 2003 were celebrated with the gift. The rider with the most qualifying points is awarded a prize each year.

BMW M3 Touring

Marc Márquez has seven consecutive wins (and BMWs), followed by Valentino Rossi and Casey Stoner with three each, Jorge Lorenzo with two, and Sete Gibernau and Nicky Hayden with one each. Last year, MotoGP champion Fabio Quartararo won a BMW M5 CS.

BMW M3 Touring