Steven Paul

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One-Of-A-Kind: 1987 ALPINA B7 Turbo/3

There’s a lot of talk circulating about the most current iteration of the ALPINA B7 – the tweaked BMW 7 Series, tuned up and given the once over from coachworks company ALPINA. Reserved for only…

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TEST DRIVE: The First Generation BMW X5 M (E70)

Originals are hard to follow up on. Don’t get me wrong – it’s easy to fall in love with a brand-new car. Current technology, fancy sound system, a wallet-friendly warranty. But as all car enthusiasts…

Used Car Review: The BMW E46 M3 Convertible with SMG

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Why the 1973 3.0 CSL is worth the $200,000

Just today, a 1973 BMW 3.0 CSL was bid to almost $200,000. Though the top bid ($180,000) isn’t exactly bargain-bin pricing, it isn’t out of line, with vintage BMW’s climbing in value every day –…

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BMW 1M and M2 – A Tale Of Two Cars

“Even if it isn’t the fastest car – there’s always something that draws [the enthusiast] to the car they drive – something special that can’t be replicated or substituted – and that’s why you choose…

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Slow Car Fast or Fast Car Slow?

I’m hitting the canyons. It’s been a long week, and I’m ready for a nice Sunday full of carving canyon roads. A hot breakfast sandwich is waiting for me at the end also. I hop…