Issue 114

May 2013

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  1. Full Article

    Alekshop 1 M Coupe: Tasmanian Devil

    Good as the 1M Coupe may be, some enthusiasts want more. Alekshop thinks 100 or so extra hp will do the trick, along with stiffer shocks and stouter brakes.

  2. Full Article

    Eccentric estate: David Maughan's 3.0 Si

    Before BMW built its own Tourings, the company’s British importer filled the gap with custom-built estates. We drive David Maughan’s freshly restored E3 3.0 Si.

  3. 4 Series Concept Coupe

    BMW’s midsize coupe enters its sixth generation with a new name and a new look. Meet the aggressive new 4 Series Concept Coupe.

  4. Sublime, or simply sad?

    Talk about polarizing! After driving the F30 328i on the streets of PA and CA, the opinions of our road testers are a continent apart.

  5. Driver training: On thin ice

    BMW’s winter driving schools will enhance your prowess on snow and ice…and they’ll even teach you to drift an M3 ’round a frozen lake!

  6. Fair priced 5s: 1982-1995 E28 & E34 5 Series Buyer's Guide

    Looking for a Fair-Priced 5? BMW’s everyday sedan can be had in two body styles built from 1982 to 1995, available today in good condition from $3,000-8,000.

  7. AC Schnitzer ACS5: Magic Blue persuasion

    Beneath its Magic Blue vinyl wrap, the AC Schnitzer ACS5 is a 620-hp take on the latest M5, with uprated handling to match.

  8. Shore mod: Matt Kirchhof's 1994 E36 325i

    For cruising the Jersey shore, you need a car with presence, and Matt Kirchhof’s tastefully modded, S50-powered E36 3 Series has plenty.

  9. IIHS crash testing: How safe is safe enough?

    A new crash test from the IIHS yields only a “Marginal” rating for BMW’s 3 Series and other cars with a reputation for safety. What went wrong?

  10. 90 years of BMW history at Hilton Head Concours

    The annual shindig in South Carolina puts BMW’s entire history on display. We follow Rob Mitchell through 90 years of cars and bikes.

  11. Paddock Pass: BMW Motorsport expands in DTM, DNFs in Dubai

    Expansion in the DTM, stasis in ALMS and Grand-Am. Also, Dubai 24 Hours sees Saudi Falcons DNF with Z3 while Divas take A3T win.

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