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.

Road Tests

All new…and totally familiar 1

All new…and totally familiar

From its tastefully evolved design to its ideal balance of comfort and dynamism, the new G30 5 Series is a classic midsize BMW for the 21st century.

Classics

Stealth flyer 1

Stealth flyer

Antoni Miller’s Turbo-flared hot rod isn’t the flashiest of 2002s. Instead, it’s simply perfect, with a just-right stance and period-correct details.

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.

Classics

The original 1

The Original

Alpina’s first-generation B7 reached its zenith with the B7 S Turbo. Based on the E12 5 Series, the car set the standard for all Alpinas to follow.

Classics

Elvis’ Little sister 1

Elvis’ Little Sister

Rivals when new, stablemates in retirement, 507s #70079 and #70089 are inextricably linked. Having illuminated the history of the ex-Elvis #70079, we turn the spotlight on #70089, revealing a provenance that’s nearly as compelling.

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