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Test: ¿Cuánto sabes de BMW?

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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…
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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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Who is Wilhelm Hofmeister and what did he do for BMW?

Wilhelm Hofmeister must undoubtedly go down in automotive history, although his figure is not well known beyond specialists or great connoisseurs in the world of motoring or industrial design. But who was Wilhelm Hofmeister really? Wilhelm Hofmeister,…

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 700 Coupe, BMW’s salvation

Things were not going well in Munich. These were the worst years in its history. In fact, BMW was rapidly approaching the company's final collapse in the 1950s: while motorbike production reached a new record high in 1952, production figures…