Tag Archive for: Roadster

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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…

BMW 321, the luxury compact of World War II

The BMW 321 is a six-cylinder compact car produced by the Bavarian BMW company between 1938 and 1941, with production almost entirely coinciding with the Second World War. After 1945, production of the BMW 321 resumed at the Eisenach plant in…
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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 503, the misunderstood coupe

The BMW 503 is a two-door 2+2 car produced in the 1950s by BMW. The company developed the BMW 503 along with the 507 roadster in an attempt to sell a significant number of luxury cars in the United States, where it did not have a very large…

Elvis Presley’s BMW 507 restored

The king of rock, Elvis Presley, was the lucky owner of this magnificent BMW 507, which he bought in Germany while doing his military service. After finishing it, he shipped it in a container to the United States where it was passed from hand…
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BMW z3, an authentic roadster

The BMW Z3 hogged all the limelight alongside Pierce Brosnan in the 1996 James Bond film Golden. This introduction to the public, combined with the fact that the car was BMW's first modern roadster for the general public, gave the Z3 instant…