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BMW to build a new school in Ga-Rankuwa, South Africa

Interesting, News | February 7th, 2020 by Gabriel Nica

A couple of weeks ago, BMW stated that it wants to ramp up its efforts to educate people with no access to schools around the …

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BMW pulls M5 from sale in South Africa, sticks with Competition model

BMW M5 | January 29th, 2020 by Gabriel Nica

A problem some people foresaw with the BMW Competition models was the possible cannibalization of the range. Even the Bavarian carmaker noticed that for some …

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CLASSIC: The restored BMW 530 MLE returns home – True legends live forever

5 Series, BMW M, Interesting, News, Racing | October 9th, 2019 by Adrian Dorofte

The legendary BMW 530 MLE is finally revived in full glory and fully restored to its original status. After one year of hard and agonizing …

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Restoring an Icon: South Africa-Only BMW 530 MLE reaches milestone

5 Series, News | July 17th, 2019 by Nico DeMattia

Over the course of the year, we’ve been following the restoration project for the South Africa-market-only BMW 530 MLE, a car that’s mostly unknown to …

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Video: BMW Opens New Campus in South Africa

News | April 26th, 2019 by Gabriel Nica

BMW has been a major presence in South Africa for over 40 years and, over time, the Rosslyn plant grew considerably. From making cars out …

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BMW South Africa has started its restoration of the E12 BMW 5 Series

5 Series, Interesting, News | April 20th, 2019 by Nico DeMattia

Awhile back, a story broke that BMW South Africa had found an old BMW 530 Motorsport Limited Edition (MLE) that was in pretty rough shape. …

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BMW South Africa is restoring a BMW 530 MLE — the unofficial original M5

5 Series, News | December 17th, 2018 by Nico DeMattia

We all know the first official BMW M5 to be based off of the E28-generation 5 Series. However, there was actually a 5 Series developed …

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South Africa Becomes First African Country to Host BMW Driving Experience

BMW M, News | August 2nd, 2018 by Gabriel Nica

BMW announced today the further expansion of its BMW Driving Experience program, this time to South Africa. This marks the first African country to offer …

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Photo gallery from the biggest BMW Festival in South Africa

Interesting | May 21st, 2016 by Horatiu Boeriu

A couple of weeks back BMWFanatics attended the biggest BMW Festival in South Africa = BMWDay GP #3, hosted by SABeemer. This is the biggest …

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BMW South Africa to Start Building X3s in 2017

BMW X3, News | May 20th, 2016 by Gabriel Nica

BMW South Africa just announced a purchase of about 30,000 square meters next to its Rosslyn plant, with the goal of expanding production in the …

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