The Resource Guide
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!
It may look roughly aged, but Julian Bednorz’ 2002 wears a patina of paint, primer and wood stain, deliberately applied to interesting effect.
Something old, something new
Combining vintage style with a modern stance, Rob Amason’s E28 gets the balance right.
Its Jet Black paint set off by Inka Orange details, Nick DeClemente’s E46 M3 Convertible is a distinctive drop-top whose performance is a perfect match for its subtly stylish looks.
Taking inspiration from the high-performance cars of the Japanese domestic market, John Zhang turned his 135i into a nonpareil style statement.
When less is more
Pardon the pun, but this 1 Series M Coupe owned by MORR Wheels’ Sebastian Ramirez proves the old adage correct, retaining the essence of a stock BMW even while performance is upgraded by a wide margin.
Topping E39 M5 mechanicals with modified CS coupe bodywork, MKO creates a hybrid of modern and classic BMW.
Black and bold
A VF supercharger helps Andrew Golden’s Black Sapphire Z4 M Roadster make big power. Just as impressive, Golden did all his own modifications on this well sorted street-track car.
The 1 Series M Coupe is already one of the hottest Bimmers ever built, and it’s made even more potent with Alekshop’s elemental but well-chosen modifications.
Hard-edged and high-strung
Starting with a mild-mannered 1600, David Ullom created a flared-fender hot rod with 205 horsepower and a raucous personality to match.
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