The Wind Splitter is a rename of the BMW M1, released in the 1983 mainline. The BMW M1 (E26) is a sports car produced by German automaker BMW from 1978 to 1981. In the late 1970s, Italian manufacturer Lamborghini entered into an agreement with BMW to build a production racing car in sufficient quantity for homologation, but conflicts arose that prompted BMW to produce the car themselves. The result was sold to the public, from 1978 to 1981, as the BMW M1. It is the first mid-engined BMW to be mass-produced. It employs a twin-cam 3.5 L six-cylinder petrol engine with mechanical fuel injection. The engine has six separate throttle bodies, four valves per cylinder and produces 273 hp (204 kW) in the street version, giving a top speed of 260 km/h (162 mph). Turbocharged racing versions are capable of producing around 850 hp (634 kW).
The Wind Splitter has come out in the following 1/64 scale versions:
|Col #||Year||Series||Color||Tampo||Base Color / Type||Window Color||Interior Color||Wheel Type||Toy #||Country||Notes / Variations||Photo|
|1984||1984 Hot Wheels (Ultra Hots)||Spectraflame Blue||Dark Blue and White lightning on top||Black / Metal||Black||Black||UH||7296||Hong Kong|
|1984||1984 Hot Wheels (Ultra Hots)||Spectraflame Blue||Dark Blue and White lightning on top||Black / Metal||Black||Black||UH||7296||Malaysia|
|1985||1985 Hot Wheels (Ultra Hots)||Metalflake Green||Yellow and Black lightning bolt tampos||Black / Metal||Black||Black||UH||7296||Hong Kong|
|1985||1985 Hot Wheels Ultra Hots||Metalflake Aqua||Black / Metal||UH||9539||Hong Kong|
|1987, 1991||Mattel Toy Club Heroes on Hot Wheels||Yellow||Purple, Blue and Orange on top||Unpainted / Metal||Black||N/A||UH||7296||Malaysia||Came in a playset, loose only|