In 1981, the death knoll tolled for BMW's most ambitious project to date. After 30 months of production, in which fewer than 450 road-going versions were built, the M1 was dead. For decades, there would be nothing else like it. No other mid-engine BMW would appear until the wizardry of the electrified i8.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/06/13/history-of-the-bmw-m1