The BMW M1s existence originates from the need for a production based car for a proposed Group 5 Silhouette Formula to compete in the World Sports Car Championship. The mid-engined concept car was designed in-house by Frenchman Paul Bracq. Ex-racing driver Powered by the M1 supercar's inline-six-cylinder engine The current, fifth-generation M5 has been on sale since late 2011. BMW expects the M5 Pure Metal Silver to reach showrooms in August. Highlights include a BMW M1/M5, Jeep Willys, Kübelwagen, LVT-4 (Landing Vehicle Tracked), M24 Chaffee, M7 Priest, M26 Dragon Wagon, Norton WD16H, Piper L-4 “Grasshopper”, a M15 tailor, Scout Car M3A1 “We are very proud to be presenting the D-Day .