Issue 113

April 2013

Available as a Back Issue

Issue 113 cover


  1. Full Article

    Forward to the F30!

    With its S65 V8 pumped up to 4.4 liters and 450 hp, this M3 special edition is fast. With an abundance of carbon fiber, it’s also a harbinger of future M3s.

  2. Full Article

    The “is” mystique

    The “is” cars have always been among BMW’s most sought-after models. To see what all the fuss is about, we drive a pair of E30s: the 325is and the 318is.

  3. M car track test: From 3.0 CSL to M6

    BMW brings one of every M car ever built to the Nürburgring, then turns us loose on a wet Nordschleife. This is going to be fun!

  4. Engines: The heart of the machine

    The heart of any BMW is its engine, and that’s especially true of the M cars, whose engines provide a direct link to Motorsport.

  5. Reference: The M Pantheon

    Here with your definitive guide to the M cars, with detailed specifications, photos and descriptions of every model produced.

  6. F10 ActiveHybrid 5: AH5? Meh…

    Sure, it’s quick, and yes, it’s kind of frugal on fuel, but this 5 Series hybrid is too heavy and too expensive to really make sense.

  7. "Buyer’s Guide: 2001-2006 E46 330i: The zenith

    Looking for an affordable BMW that embodies the classic virtues of practicality and sportiness but isn’t old? Fast and fun, the E46 330i could be your car.

  8. Technology: BMW lights up the night

    As incandescent bulbs yielded to halogens, Xenons are giving way to lasers as BMW seeks to make night driving safer.

  9. Type 121 2000 C: Swingin' Sixties

    Christian Weismann fell in love with the first Neue Klasse coupe he saw. 25 years later, he has a stunning 2000 C of his own.

  10. Veritas RS: "Big dreams, little racers

    As WWII raged, three ex-BMW men dreamed of building race cars. Walter Degelsegger’s Veritas RS is the real-life result.

  11. Paddock Pass: More titles for BMW in US racing!

    Ganassi wins third DP title with BMW power; BMW takes Conti Challenge ST championship; Bill Auberlen interview.

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