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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.

Laying the right foundation 1

Laying the Right Foundation

As the starting point for BMW Driver Training, the Performance Center’s Car Control Clinic challenges drivers to master the basics before moving onward and upward.

History

A lifetime of racing 4

A lifetime of racing

For four decades, Baron Alexander von Falkenhausen brought a competitive spirit and technical expertise to BMW’s cars and motorcycles.

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.

The Affordable 3s, 1991-2006 1

The Affordable 3s, 1991-2006

With E36 prices hitting rock bottom and those for its E46 successor not much higher, buying a 3 Series has never been easier. Getting one that won’t break the bank post-purchase, however, can be considerably more difficult.

Racing

The Underdog 1

The Underdog

Before the E30 M3 arrived in U.S. showrooms, it hit the track with Korman Autoworks in the Firestone Firehawk series, where its success against more powerful competition made the car a fan favorite.

Classics

Out of the mist 1

Out of the mist

Inspired by BMW Motorsport’s late ’70s race cars, Edgar Fajardo modified his 320i with old-school fuel metering, updated suspension and track-ready aerodynamics.

Modified

The cure for a broken heart 1

The cure for a broken heart

After her E46 M3 was vandalized, Courtney Wingfield decided to make the best of a bad situation. Repainting it Yas Marina Blue, she built it into the BMW of her dreams, with well sorted aerodynamics, powerful brakes and track-ready suspension.

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