Issue 137

April 2016

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  1. Full Article

    730d : The lies we tell ourselves

    Sure, it’s got more features and styling elements than the F01, but is the new G11 really any better…as a car?

  2. Full Article

    Mythical monster

    We’d heard rumors that someone had slotted a V10 engine into an E30 M3. Turns out they’re true, and we even got to drive the beast!

  3. 2016 F30 340i xDrive: Restored to its rightful status

    Following its mid-cycle facelift, the 3 Series regains its former glory as a truly sporty sport sedan.

  4. 2016 F30 340i THP: Return to Form

    Equipped with the Track Handling Package, the LCI 340i proves capable and entertaining on fast, flowing Lime Rock Park raceway.

  5. 1995 E36 M3 GT: Going green

    After driving one of 350 E36 M3 GT special editions, Bimmer’s editor is ruined for all ordinary E36s, including her own.

  6. Technology: ZF and BMW: An enduring partnership

    For 80 years, BMW and ZF have been collaborating on technological advances for the automobile.

  7. 1988 E28 535i: Cape Cod Cruiser

    After falling in love with the E28 as a child, Rob Kinlin grew up to build his Euro-inspired 535i dream car.

  8. 1974 2002 Turbo: Lutz's Legacy

    Jeff Shandler’s pristine 2002 Turbo gives us an opportunity to talk with Bob Lutz about his glorious failures (!) at BMW, including this car.

  9. 1936 319/55: Yesterday once more

    In 1936, BMW built just 35 of these 100-mph cabrios for the U.K. Today, one lives in Tom Graham’s California garage.

  10. Paddock Pass: BMW wins DTM team championship

    TDS Racing wins ELMS GTC title, U.S. teams start testing the new M6 GT3 at Daytona and Sebring.

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