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Video: How ALPINA grew from tuner to standalone manufacturer

ALPINA, Videos | November 13th, 2019 by Gabriel Nica

The ALPINA brand is one of the most beloved and respected not just by BMW fans but also by random gear heads. The company is …

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The Definitive Story Behind the BMW Logo

News | August 12th, 2019 by Gabriel Nica

People have been talking about the meaning of the BMW logo for literally decades. Officials have been adamant about what it is supposed to mean, …

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Video: MotorWeek Goes Behind the Story of the BMW M1

BMW M1, Videos | June 13th, 2019 by Gabriel Nica

The BMW supercar topic is making a comeback. That’s because the M division sees the new M8 as being fast enough to be called a supercar. However, …

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BMW Looks Back on 103 Years Filled with Records and Achievements

Interesting | March 1st, 2019 by Gabriel Nica

The year 2016 is still quite fresh in my memory. That’s when BMW’s marketing team went on full-attack mode, as the company celebrated its centenary. …

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The Original Rolls Royce SUV: the 1914 Mk. 1 Pattern Armored Car

Rolls Royce | May 14th, 2018 by Hugo Becker

The unveiling, to the public, of the Rolls Royce Cullinan, reminded me that Rolls Royce has been down this road (or is that, ‘off road’) …

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Video: MINI Looks Back at How the JCW Madness All Began

MINI, Videos | September 13th, 2017 by Gabriel Nica

The MINI John Cooper Works badge stands for outstanding dynamics today. But it wouldn’t have even existed if it wasn’t for one brave man who …

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Video: Are These 15 Things You Didn’t Know about BMW?

Interesting, Videos | June 21st, 2017 by Gabriel Nica

BMW is currently ranked as the second most valuable car brand in the world, topped only by Toyota. That makes the blue and white roundel quite …

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Video: 1969 BMW 2000 CA Is a Rare, Automatic Bird

Videos | October 26th, 2016 by Gabriel Nica

Usually, when people talk about BMW’s New Class models, they reference the E9 or the 1500, 1600 or even the 02 Series. The 2000 models …

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The History of the MINI Cooper

MINI | July 5th, 2012 by Horatiu Boeriu

The history of the MINI Cooper has been one that has seen the model rise from a racing car variation on Mini origins, through to …