Tag Archive for: Historia

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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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Albrecht Graf von Goertz, the designer of the BMW 507

Albrecht Graf von Goertz was an industrial designer responsible for the design, among other vehicles, of the BMW 507. Born into an aristocratic family in the Hanover region, he first worked as a bank clerk in Germany, but after a period of time…
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Decorate your home with a BMW M1

How about decorating your home with an authentic BMW M1? The idea seems a little far-fetched at first glance, as a BMW M1 can fetch a market value of one million euros. So what is the reason for a BMW classic car enthusiast to decorate his wall…
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BMW 600, the big brother of the BMW Isetta

The BMW 600 was a microcar produced from mid-1957 to November 1959 by the BMW company and was based on the Isetta, which was produced under licence by the Italian ISO brand. El BMW 6The BMW 600 was the logical commercial extension of the…
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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…

BMW E-28 M5. The fastest sedan in the world

The first BMW M5, based on the 5 Series E28 5, made its debut at the Amsterdam Motor Show in February 1985, a product of BMW customers' demand for a car with the carrying capacity of a sedan but the looks and performance of a sports car. Designed…
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What is the Hofmeister fold in BMW vehicles?

Wilhelm Hofmeister, a renowned German car designer, left an indelible mark on BMW's history during his tenure as Chief Designer from 1955 to 1970. One of his first projects under his direction was the development of the Neue Klasse, a middle-class…

BMW’s brutal series-production engine with almost 2,400 hp

Did you know about the existence of an engine manufactured by BMW with a power output of almost 2,400 hp? Where was it mounted? The origins of BMW can be traced back to the companies Rapp Motorenwerke, Bayerische Flugzeugwerke and Automobilwerk…