Issue 128

February 2015

Issue 128 cover
  1. 2015 F22 M235i Coupe: Diminutive Dynamo

    Okay, so it’s no 1 M Coupe, but the M235i is a standout performer in its own right…so long as you push the right buttons.

  2. 2015 F36 428i Gran Coupe: Handsome is…and handsome does

    The 4 Series Gran Coupe seems superfluous, but it’s a good-looking and practical addition to the lineup.

  3. Buyer's Guide: E30 3 Series: The enthusiast’s favorite

    Long a favorite of BMW fans on a budget, the 1984-’92 3 Series is becoming a genuine collectible, as well.

  4. Full Article

    Manual shifting: on the outs?

    Not if BMW NA can help it! If you want to shift your car yourself, here’s how to buy a manual transmission BMW.

  5. 1989 Z1 & 2001 Z8: Roadster Bookends

    BMW presents two visions of zukunft, or the future, one clad in forward-thinking plastic, the other in retro-look aluminum.

  6. 1958 507: Priceless

    So beautiful it can make even a magazine editor feel like a movie star, BMW’s 507 roadster also delivers a stellar driving experience.

  7. 1973 E9 3.0 CSi: More athletic, still authentic

    Andy Blankenburg restored his E9 coupe with respect for its essence, not to mention impeccable taste.

  8. Full Article

    The Perfectionist

    Thomas Nyznyk’s E46 M3 looks like it just rolled out of the showroom, but it’s shinier, faster and better in every way.

  9. Not for U.S. 330d sedan: Indecently rapid

    If you’ve been wondering whether a BMW diesel can be tuned for more speed and better handling, Kelleners says, “Yes, it can!”

  10. 2015 X6 50i: Modern Maturity

    In its second generation, the X6 grows up, with better design and much improved visibility making for a far nicer driving environment.

  11. 2014 X6 M50d: Space invader

    BMW’s M Performance diesel option makes perfect sense for its big sport-utes. If only those sport-utes made sense in Europe!

  12. Paddock Pass: Turner wins GTD title

    Fall-Line wins Conti Challenge GS crown, Marco Wittmann takes DTM title, Markus Palttala interview.

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