Issue 120

February 2014

Issue 120 cover
  1. Full Article

    F30 320i: Practical Considerations

    For the first time in 30 years, a 320i returns to the BMW lineup in North America, targeted to first-time buyers.

  2. M3/M4: On the right track

    Re-engineered for lighter weight, more power and better handling, the forthcoming M3 & M4 might be the best M cars ever built.

  3. F13 M6: Mirror Star

    To attract attention at the Geneva show, Hamann tarted up its M6 with a flashy widebody kit and a €25,000 mirror-finish paint job—wow!

  4. Turbocharged BMWs

    BMW’s N54 six-cylinder provides thrilling power, but should you be wary? Here’s how to buy a turbocharged 2007-2011 BMW without getting burned.

  5. The ultimate advertising slogan

    It’s the phrase that came to define BMW, but how did “The Ultimate Driving Machine” come to be?

  6. 1960 700: The car that saved BMW

    In 1959, the 700 brought BMW back from the brink of bankruptcy. We drive T.C. Rivers’ fine example.

  7. 1974 E9 3.0 CS: Driver’s Dream

    After finding a one-owner 3.0 CS loaded with Alpina parts, Duane Sword treated it to a full restoration before treating himself to a slew of track days in his lovely CS.

  8. Full Article

    Learning Curve: Joey Hand

    As the sole American driver in the DTM, Joey Hand is flying the flag for U.S. racers overseas. We chat with the 2011 ALMS champ at Hockenheim.

  9. 1993 E34 M5: Unlikely warrior

    In 1994 and ’95, Ed Arnold Racing turned the E34 M5 into a title-winning powerhouse with the help of talented drivers like David Donohue and Randy Pobst.

  10. Paddock Pass: BMW Wins Second DTM MFRs Title

    Augusto Farfus narrowly misses driver’s title; Z4 takes it down to the wire in ALMS; Maxime Martin interview.

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