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BMW M Driving Experience announced at Mondello Park


Building on what is already a very successful partnership, Mondello Park in association with BMW Group Ireland has launched the all new BMW Driving Experience powered by M.

Motor enthusiasts will have the opportunity of the ultimate driving experience on Ireland’s only International Racing circuit by getting behind the wheel of a brand new BMW M2 Coupé, BMW M4 Coupé as well as training laps in the highly impressive MINI Cooper S.

Running weekly from the already incredibly successful Race Experience based in Mondello Park, customers will get the chance to unleash the sheer power of an M powered BMW and experience the technology inside that was built for the racetrack, with instruction from Mondello Park’s team of professional instructors.

Speaking on the brand new driving experience, Mondello Park General Manager Roddy Greene said: “We are delighted to expand our partnership with BMW Group Ireland. BMW M cars have a special place in motoring history and we are proud to work with such an iconic brand. Customers will get to experience these cars in a track environment with our team of dedicated professionals, something that is quite unique in Ireland, it is an experience not to be missed”.

“This partnership will provide a thrilling opportunity for any driving enthusiast to experience the BMW brand and the sheer performance, precision and power that defines our M cars. This experience, no doubt will be on the wish list for any car aficionado or even aspiring motorsport driver.” Commented, Paulo Alves, Managing Director BMW Group Ireland.

Topping the range of BMW cars available in the BMW Driving Experience is the BMW M4 Coupé. With record-breaking light weight construction under 1,500kg, the BMW M4 Coupé makes the impossible possible. It’s equipped with the 431hp M TwinPower Turbo straight 6-cylinder petrol engine with 7-speed M double-clutch transmission with Drivelogic and precision tools like the M Servotronic, Active M differential and Adaptive M suspension it has a driving character that unites man and machine like never before. It comes with 550Nm of Torque at 1,850-5,500 rpm, and a 0-100Km/h in just 4.3 seconds.

Meanwhile the punchy M2 Coupé combines top sporting prowess and classic rear-wheel drive with precision and agility. The sportily attuned suspension and a powerful M TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder petrol engine ensure breath-taking performance. The maximum torque of 465Nm at 1400–5,560 rpm, the M2 Coupé is completed with 370hp meanwhile its 0-100Km/h is just 4.5 seconds.

MINI’s Cooper S is the perfect footing for the BMW Driving Experience programme. Beneath the bonnet and bursting to get on the track is its mighty 4-cylinder Twin Power Turbo engine. Developed from scratch it injects the MINI Cooper S with 192hp of pure unadulterated go kart fun. The MINI Cooper S is also quick. It only needs 6.8 seconds to hit 100 km/h and won’t stop until there’s 235km/h on the speedometer.

With this incredible fleet of BMW M and MINI powered cars due to arrive in Mondello Park in February 2017 customers are invited to get in early and book their spot now.

Prices for the M driving experience start at €179 for a BMW M2 Coupé Driving Experience, €199 for the M4 Coupé Driving Experience and €299 for the Ultimate BMW M Driving Experience. For more information visit www.mondellopark.ie/bmw-driving-experience.