Issue 96

February 2011

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  1. Concept: From Shanghai to Paris

    Making its debut at the Paris auto salon, the Concept 6 Series Coupe previews BMW’s soon-to-follow production two-door.

  2. E81 1 Series M Coupe: Return to Roots

    Light, agile and fast, the newest little M car has been built with enthusiasts in mind, just like the original E30 M3.

  3. Full Article

    E81 1 Series: The Same, Only Better

    Altough the differences are subtle, a new six-cylinder engine and revised suspension improve the 1 Series for 2011. Also, a look at how the 1 Series is faring in the market…and among enthusiasts.

  4. E37/8 M Coupe: Tiny Dancer

    For the twisty mountain roads of the Sierra Nevada, you can’t do much better than an original M coupe, especially if it’s a Dinan S2.

  5. Buyer’s Guide: The Quest for the $5,000 Bimmer

    With a pocket full of $100 bills, a BMW neophyte goes shopping for an E36 3 Series cabrio, E39 5 Series wagon, E36 M3 and E30 318is.

  6. Full Article

    E12 M535i, R80 G/S: Border Crossings

    On the 2,000 km durch Deutschland, we revisit the M535i sedan and the R80 G/S adventure bike, two barrier-busting vehicles from 1980.

  7. 2002: Slippery Slope

    John Rosenfeld thought he’d do a simple restoration on his dad’s old 2002, but a visit to Marc Norris’ shop led to much, much more.

  8. Full Article

    Event: E30 M3 Sigfest: Keeping the Legend Alive

    55 E30 M3s gather in New Jersey. What could be cooler than that?

  9. Paddock Pass

    BMW re-enters DTM, wins ALMS GT & Italian Superstars titles, more.

  10. Racing: Lasting Victory

    A race win is far less important than a championship, as BMW-Rahal Letterman Racing learned at Petit Le Mans.

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