Features

Modified

Live Wire 1

Live Wire

James Clay fell in love with the S65 V8 engine—and the E92 M3 wrapped around it—but he wasn’t satisfied with its performance until he’d made his M3 a supercharged screamer.

Racing

Rare racer, revived 1

Rare racer, revived

A mysterious e-mail leads to a long-dormant BMW race car with a genuine 2.0-liter Schnitzer motor under the hood. Freshly restored by Mario Langsten, a racer gives up its secrets.

History

The Fab Five 1

The Fab Five

The histories of BMW’s five IMSA-specification CSLs can resemble a tangled web, but new information has allowed us to clarify the role of each car in building BMW’s early reputation as the Ultimate Driving Machine in North America.

Classics

The Driver 1

The Driver

What would you do if you had a freshly restored 328 roadster in the garage? If you were Dirk de Groen, you’d hit the road, driving like it’s 1937.

History

Stirred, not shaken 1

Stirred, Not Shaken

A white-green monster that terrorized the Nürburgring, the Martini CSL was one of the most iconic race cars of its time. And then it disappeared, until an eagle-eyed enthusiast from Alabama found it on a used car lot in Amsterdam.

Modified

Green Hornet 1

Green Hornet

With 570 hp from its tuned S55 six, AC Schnitzer’s latest show car packs a sharp sting in a compact, 2 Series-based package.

Racing

Winning from the start 1

Winning from the start

After a two-year wait, the M235i Racing has finally found a North American home in Pirelli World Challenge, and it’s already winning races with Classic BMW and Toby Grahovec.

Road Tests

EV about town 1

EV about town

It’s no sports car, but BMW’s all-electric i3 is quick as well as quirky about town, and it has some distinct advantages over gasoline-powered cars under the right circumstances.

Modified

Battleship Gray 1

Battleship Gray

Stored for ten years under a tarp, this 1976 2002 emerged to become a stunning resto-mod through the efforts of owner Karl Klewiada and his son Eric, with help from an expert painter and an experienced engine builder.

History

A comeback worthy of the King 1

A comeback worthy of the King

From a pumpkin warehouse to Pebble Beach, Elvis Presley’s 507 has made an amazing journey since Bimmer uncovered it back in 2009.

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