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BMW military vehicle prototype found in a barn in Germany

BMW's prototype military vehicle was found abandoned on a farm in Germany by a farmer looking for old farm equipment. The farmer, Klaus-Peter Schmid, said he had been looking to buy a combine harvester and found the vehicle instead. He said…
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A €2 million BMW abandoned in a barn for 40 years

An exclusive BMW 507 has been found in a barn in Philadelphia (USA) where it has spent the last 40 years without being driven for more than a few rare occasions.The BMW 507 was conceived in 1954 by Max Hoffman, an American car importer, with…
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Evolution of the BMW 3 Series (1975 – present)

The BMW 3 Series is one of the best-known and most popular models, with more than 15 million units sold by 2019 and accounting for 30% of the BMW brand's total annual sales. This is how it has evolved over time. First generation 3 Series…
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BMW 850i Cabrio, the BMW cabrio supercar concept car

The BMW 8 Series, or E31 in its production code, was first unveiled at the Frankfurt International Motor Show in 1989 with the idea of competing with Porsche and Mercedes, and when the only engine offering available is a V8 or V12, the stakes…
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BMW 325 4×4, the grandfather of the BMW X7

BMW has just unveiled its new flagship (never a better use of the word "flagship", as the new X7 is a generous 5.15 metres long), reminiscent of one of the first BMW SUVs, the military version of the BMW 325. This vehicle was requested by…
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BMW R32, the first BMW motorbike

La BMW R32 fue la primera motocicleta producida por BMW bajo el nombre de BMW. La empresa, fabricante de motores de avión durante la Primera Guerra Mundial, se vio obligada a diversificarse después de que el Tratado de Versalles prohibiera la fabricación de aviones a la fuerza aérea alemana. Para poder sobrevivir, la empresa se vio obligada a destinar los materiales originalmente destinados a la producción de motores aeronáuticos a otros usos.
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BMW 328 Touring, winner of the Mille Miglia

The Mille Miglia is one of the most famous races in the world and has been held in Italy since 1927. This 1000+ mile endurance competition has been the scene of many sporting and technological feats, and has been won by some of the most iconic…
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BMW e-21 Baur, el peculiar descapotable tipo Targa

En 1975, BMW sorprendió al mundo automovilístico con una de las variantes más singulares de uno de sus modelos más emblemáticos: la Serie 3. Este vehículo se destacaba por ser un descapotable de estilo semi-Targa, un concepto que le confería…
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BMW 1602 Elektro-Antrieb, forerunner of the BMW i3 and BMW’s first electric vehicle

The BMW BMW 1602 Elektro-Antrieb was the predecessor of BMW's current range of electric or hybrid vehicles, and laid the foundation for what was to become an ongoing effort to improve electric technology in automobiles, being the first electric…
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BMW Turbo, the origin of the BMW M1

The BMW E25 Turbo was a concept car built by BMW in celebration of the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, featuring a 276 hp turbocharged mid-engine from the BMW 2002. The car developed 206 kW (280 hp) at 7,100 rpm and could reach 100 km/h (62…