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BMW Power – 10 years in Formula One

17 years after winning the World Championship in 1983, BMW returned to Formula One as an engine supplier. The BMW WilliamsF1 Team celebrated ten victories, 17 pole positions and 45 podium finishes between 2000 and…

BMW 320si – A real driver’s car

As our editor Andrew said in a previous article, the BMW 320si is a “hidden pearl”, a car known in the BMW community as a real driver’s car. Browsing Germancarzone today, came across a member…

Frankfurt Auto Show: BMW 320d EfficientDynamics Edition

Frankfurt Auto Show: BMW 320d EfficientDynamics Edition

Continuing with the BMW premieres at the Frankfurt Auto Show and today, we’re giving you the ultra-efficient BMW 320d, EfficientDynamics Edition. The 320d played an important role in Dr. Klaus Draeger’s speech on BMW’s EfficientDynamics…

The New BMW 320d EfficientDynamics Edition

MINI John Cooper Works World Championship 50

MINI John Cooper Works World Championship 50

Both were revolutionary and triumphant: in the summer of 1959 Alec Issigonis presented his concept for a small car which, with its transverse-mounted front four-cylinder engine and space for four occupants plus luggage, was to…

Statement on BMW E46 Class Action Settlement

For years, owners of the BMW 3 Series E46 models have been reporting ruptures in subframe structure of their cars. This problem was also common in the earlier E36 models, but they re-occurred in the…

The First 3, the Follow Through

The First 3, the Follow Through

Munich, 1975, BMW finds itself at an important stage in its continued growth as a world-wide auto manufacturer. BMW has occupied its famous Vierzylinder (four cylinder) headquarters in Munich across from the equally famous Olympiastadion,…

BMW 320Si - a hidden pearl

BMW 320Si – a hidden pearl

Since late 2005, when BMW announced it’s new E90 entrant for the World Touring Car, Championship(WTCC), I’ve  been enamoured by the BMW 320Si as BMW had to homologate the car by producing 2,600 road-going versions…

2009 335i xDrive by the numbers

I’ve been doing some math. After a recent discussion of BMW’s higher 2009 prices with a friend, I wanted to see for myself how expensive the new Bimmers have become. If you hate numbers, don’t…

Test Drive: BMW 330d

Test Drive: BMW 330d

I would like to welcome Mauro Corti as an official contributor for our blog. Since Mauro lives in Europe, he will share his passion for BMWs from an european perspective and teach us more about…