Thomas Nyznyk’s 2006 E46 M3 looks like a brand-new car, but somehow it’s shinier, nicer and better than it was when it rolled out of the showroom. It drives better, too!
Are manual transmissions on the outs?
Yes and no. If you’re committed to shifting the old-fashioned way, here’s how to opt in.
It may look roughly aged, but Julian Bednorz’ 2002 wears a patina of paint, primer and wood stain, deliberately applied to interesting effect.
M is for Munich
23 years after the last E30 M3 left the factory, BMW’s Munich plant is building an M car again. The new M4 is being assembled alongside the standard 4 Series Coupe, requiring sophisticated logistics to accommodate its special parts and lightweight const
The 1 Series M Coupe was a revelation upon its release in 2011. Now modified by Dinan for even more speed and better handling, it’s an epiphany in driving delight…especially on a closed mountain road.
First and last of its kind
The last car to emerge from the legendary Team PTG race shop, Bell Motorsports’ #54 was also the last V8-powered E46 M3 to race professionally in the U.S.
To the clouds, cheaply
What do you do when you find a beat-up 1997 E36 M3 on Craigslist for $600? Turn it into a Pikes Peak racer, of course, and tackle for the mountain!
Something old, something new
Combining vintage style with a modern stance, Rob Amason’s E28 gets the balance right.
Beauty through simplicity
Making its second appearance at Villa d’Este, the Vision Future Luxury puts forth a new look for BMW’s big sedans, and some fresh ideas about the nature of luxury. BMW’s automotive design chief Karim Habib explains.
Taking the wheel of the new MotoGP Safety Car in Qatar, Bimmer’s editor becomes the first journalist in the world to drive the new M4. It’s a big honor…and big fun!
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