Meeting your Heroes


Expectation multiplied by time is usually a formula for crippling disappointment. It’s the reason they say one should never meet your heroes, especially childhood idols, as the length of time between your initial idolisation of them and that chance meeting later in life usually corresponds with a decade or two of depreciation in terms of … Continue reading

Mille Miglia 1940 – A Record Setting Affair


If you haven’t already heard, BMW is launching a new GT Racecar, the 2016 M6 GT3 which replaces the 2010 Z4 GT3 car of the last half decade. The use of the same twin-turbocharged 4.4-liter V-8 fitted to the M6 road car will power the car, albeit with minor improvements. The impressive combination boasts dry sump lubrication … Continue reading

A Racing Debut – Typ 328


As historian Rainer Simons wrote, “The BMW 328 is legendary. It is acknowledged by car enthusiasts the world over as having a special pedigree, presence, and uniqueness. It is definitely among the most attractive, successful, and influential sports cars ever built.” The gorgeous 328 never debuted at some press event or auto show. It was … Continue reading

Forward-Thinking Technology


Probably by now you have heard of, or seen the BMW i3. The new electric car is quite a testament to BMW’s focus on providing a green solution to the commuter vehicle market. Some may be not be all that interested because of the unique look, but new ideas and different approaches are what lead to successful … Continue reading

Featherweight Stature


This week, we share content originally posted via Stanceworks, but it is an intriguing story revealing some of BMW’s history at the point where the company was attempting to avoid bankruptcy. Their passion for motorsports pushed them forward with the unveiling of the BMW 700. Racing success was found with the rare and unique 700RS. … Continue reading