Issue 112

February 2013

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  1. Full Article

    Bobby Rahal's 3.2 CSL Batmobile

    To crown his growing collection of vintage BMWs, racing legend Bobby Rahal chooses a rare CSL restored by Ron Perry.

  2. Full Article

    When Bond drove BMWs

    He may be known for driving Astons, but James Bond had a fling with BMWs that lasted through four years and three movies.

  3. The defiant ones

    BMW’s biggest M cars and the even bigger Alpina B7 defy physics at Laguna Seca. Which of these three will be the most fun through the Corkscrew?

  4. Interview: Ludwig Willisch: The making of an M5

    As head of BMW M from 2007 to 2009, BMW NA CEO Ludwig Willisch had a major role to play in the creation of the latest M5 and M6.

  5. Engines: Three from six

    Smaller and lighter than a four but with a six’s superb balance, BMW’s new 1.5-liter three-cylinder will make you forget those horrid Suzuki triples.

  6. Buyer’s Guide: The $25,000 sweetheart

    What kind of used BMW can you get for $25,000? Any kind you’d like, from a solid 3 Series to an elegant 7…or even a powerful M3.

  7. Vorsteiner 1 Series M Coupe: Bark and Bite

    As good as the 1M is, every tuner wants to make it better. With subtle body mods, a wicked exhaust and way more power, that’s exactly what Vorsteiner did.

  8. E3 to E38 7 Series sedan comparison: Rolling Sevens

    As BMW’s flagship sedans, the 7 Series always feature the latest and greatest in design and technology. But what are they like when they’re no longer new?

  9. Show&Shine: Foul-weather gearheads

    In the midst of the deluge that enveloped Bavarian Autosport’s annual Show&Shine in New Hampshire, we find a trio of E30s to love.

  10. BMW Bertone Spicup concept: The 200 km/h umbrella

    Before the Zagato Coupe and Roadster, there was the Bertone Spicup, a convertible hardtop concept built atop a BMW E3 sedan.

  11. Paddock Pass: BMW wins it all in DTM!

    BMW, Team Schnitzer and Bruno Spengler make a clean sweep of the DTIM in BMW’s first season back after a 20-year absence.

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