The Disastrous Debut of the World’s First Traffic Lights: London 1868

In the 1860s, the traffic on British roads, particularly in cities, and specifically in London, experienced a massive surge. The growing population and businesses necessitated more efficient means of transportation within the city, leading…
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Thrust SSC, the 110,000 hp, Mach 1 speed car

The world of speed records has always fascinated car enthusiasts, and one of the most prominent milestones in this field is the world land speed record. Among the many vehicles that have made their mark on history, one stands out above all…
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Ferdinand: The 70-tonne Porsche with 88 mm cannon

At the height of World War II, German engineering was booming, resulting in the creation of some of the most impressive war machines in history. Among these was an armoured colossus designed by the legendary Ferdinand Porsche, whose name…
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BMW F76, the delivery vehicle from BMW

BMW makes delivery vehicles? But let's see, isn't the Bavarian company known the world over for making sports cars? Well, yes, but at one point in its history, due to the company's economic needs, it also produced a small delivery vehicle. This…
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Test: ¿Cuánto sabes de BMW?

Te proponemos un pequeño examen-juego para demostrar cuánto sabes de BMW ¿Te atreves? Empieza el juego. Pulsa el botón NEXT
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What is a boxer engine?

A boxer engine is a flat engine, also known as a horizontally opposed cylinder engine, where the pistons are located opposite each other two-by-two on either side of a central crankshaft. The most common configuration of flat engines is the…
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Action movies: Meet the three best chases in film history

When it comes to action movies, car chases are one of the most thrilling and spectacular elements that can be seen on screen. From classics like Bullitt (1968) to more recent films like Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), or Ronin (2008) directed by…
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How to wreck a BMW Z3 and pretend to sell it for the price of a Porsche Cayman GTS4

Everyone has their own hobbies. One of mine is to check second-hand car sales websites and look for and browse cars, especially classics, that I could never afford to buy or that, even if I could, I wouldn't buy because of the complexity and…
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Why BMW is called Beamer?

The term "Beamer" is a slang term that is often used to refer to BMW cars, especially in North America. The origins of the term are not entirely clear, but there are a few possible explanations: The term "Beamer" may have originated from…
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BMW Garmisch, Bertone concept from 1970

The BMW Garmisch was a design proposal presented at the 1970 Geneva Motor Show by the Bertone Design Centre, aimed at updating the look of the BMW range at the time, which was very performance and powertrain oriented and less about exterior…