Issue 88

February 2010

Available as a Back Issue

Issue 88 cover


  1. 5 Series Gran Turismo : Practicality Takes Precedence

    It’s a masterpiece of packaging that pampers its passengers, but that doesn’t make this 5,000-lb. car a great BMW.

  2. Technology: Where Design Meets Engineering

    With two new wind tunnels, BMW gets serious about aerodynamics.

  3. Veritas RS III: Sports Racer Revival

    With BMW power and stunning supercar styling, Veritas resurrects a great name.

  4. E90 335d: The Diesel-powered Track Tool

    A track day at Watkins Glen brings a few pleasant surprises in the 335d Sport.

  5. Market Update: Living the Legend

    They’re still out there for sale, but 2002s aren’t getting any cheaper.

  6. Full Article

    E46 M3: The Sound of Speed

    Lawrence Henrard’s 648-hp E46 M3 is as fast as it sounds thanks to Horsepower Freaks turbocharging.

  7. E30 M3: Forced-induction Icon

    One of just six Dinan-turbocharged E30 M3s ever built, Alvin Tan’s car is both rare and raw. No wonder it’s his favorite!

  8. E82 135i: Hot Stuff

    A few simple mods make Vivid Racing’s 135i as scorching as the Arizona desert.

  9. F01 740i: Corporate Downsizing

    Combining performance with economy, AC Schnitzer’s ACS7 makes a convincing case for a six-cylinder 7 Series.

  10. E30 318i: Labor of Love

    It’s an unlikely restoration candidate, but Joe and Umberto Zeppieri’s 318i is a sterling example of a clean E30.

  11. Event: Center Stage at Last

    With a new concours in Carmel, the BMWs finally have a place of their own during the Monterey Historics.

  12. Tires: Dig the New Breed

    The new Winter Performance tires might be just right for your BMW.

  13. Formula One

    Points and a podium: 2009 winds down.

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