M3 CRT: Forward to the F30!
For a glimpse at the future of M, we drive the M3 CRT, the special edition that closed out the run of E90 M3 sedans with an innovative use of carbon fiber, more power and a rebalanced chassis that foretells what the F30 M3 might feel like.
The “is” mystique
During the E30 generation, BMW offered a pair of “is” models with sport-tuned suspension, seats, aerodynamics and wheels, all mated to your choice of a four- or six-cylinder engine. Which “is” is more fun to drive: the lightweight 318is or the more powerf
A Batmobile for Bobby
One of the legendary—and rare—3.2-liter “Batmobile” CSLs was recently delivered to a racing legend in his own right, Indy 500 winner Bobby Rahal, who let us drive it before he’d taken the helm himself. Fortunately, we brought it back in one piece…and now
When Bond drove BMWs
As Skyfall hits the theatres, it’s time to look back at James Bond’s foray into Bimmerdom, when the world’s most famous spy traded his signature Aston Martin for a Z8 and other BMWs.
With low monthly payments, lease offers can sound too good to be true. It’s smart to be skeptical, but an analysis of the numbers reveals that leasing can have distinct advantages over a financed purchase.
Art In Motion
When Miguel Aponte-Rios bought a white E30 M3 race car, he saw it as a blank canvas just waiting to be turned into an original work of art for the track.
Three years after his departure from BMW, Chris Bangle looks back on his 17-year tenure as BMW’s head of design, and on the nature of the design process he revolutionized.
The E30 M3 celebrates its Silver Jubilee at Pocono Raceway, and the enthusiasm is infectious.
Built in collaboration with the legendary Italian coachbuilder, the BMW Zagato Coupe embodies the best in aesthetics and aerodynamics from both firms.
Style & Substance
More than just a longer 6 Series with four doors, the 6 Series Gran Coupe is a gorgeously crafted car that could easily displace both the 5 and 7 Series for most buyers. It’s a niche-filler that actually makes sense.
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