The Resource Guide
The happy mobile
This Birch Green Isetta 300 had been making people smile since 1957, foremost among them its current owner, David Raab.
Fight or Flight
One M3 GT4, one Z4 GT3 and a wide-open race track makes for one happy driver...at least until the aerodynamics come into play and his ego is irreparably bruised.
Hard-edged and high-strung
Starting with a mild-mannered 1600, David Ullom created a flared-fender hot rod with 205 horsepower and a raucous personality to match.
All new, yet totally familiar
Despite a fresh emphasis on frugality, the new F30 is as fun to drive as any 3 Series, a classic BMW through and through.
The CSL that got away
After finding an original, low-mileage CSL, an enthusiast ponders the thrill of the chase and the agony of loss.
Making up for the missing M Car
With styling and performance modifications from 3D, one Z4 enters M Roadster territory.
Disappointed with the performance of the 2002 Turbo — and put off by its price — Mano Agulian decided to build a car that would be better and cheaper than the 1973 original.
Fire Orange paint and bold HRE wheels make this M3 a bravura showcase for Arkym's sexy bodywork. A 604-hp supercharger from ESS makes it an ultra-intense driving experience, as well.
Great White Shark
One of just 110 made, this Alpina B7 Turbo Coupe is a high-performance rarity that represents the zenith of mid-'80s technology and style. It's also Paul DiMauro's pride and joy.
The Fun One
Driving the new 1 Series M Coupe on the track at Buttonwillow—and pitting it against the venerable E92 M3 at Willow Springs—reveals a challenging but rewarding BMW created expressly for enthusiasts.
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