1985 BMW M635 CSi

The BMW M635 CSi is one of those cars from the ’80s that helped define performance motoring for the decade, and unlike its competitors from the era of big hair, keytars and trickledown economics – it’s still almost affordable. The M88 engine used in the M635 CSi is one of the finest ever made by…

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BMW 507 Roadster

The BMW 507 Roadster is very possibly the most beautiful car that almost killed its maker. The basic concept of the car had been suggested by Max Hoffman in the mid-1950s as a model to fill a new niche between the high-end Mercedes-Benz 300SL and the far less expensive MGs, Triumphs and Healeys. Hoffman had suggested to…

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Worth Motorcycle Company BMW R60

The Worth Motorcycle Company is a nonprofit organisation based in New York that teaches at-risk youth the art and engineering of vintage motorcycle restoration. Each student works their way through a 48-52 week course working with major icons in the vintage motorcycle world like Kenny Cummings of NYC Norton. The BMW R60 you see here…

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BMW R100RS Scrambler

The BMW R100RS was a transformative motorcycle for BMW, it was one of the first bikes designed to wear a fairing from the very beginning, and its design cues would be widely copied by a range of other motorcycle manufacturers. The fairing used on the R100RS was developed by Hans Muth, a major figure in…

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BMW Poster Series by Manual Designs

Manual Designs is a boutique automotive poster company run by Christopher Holewski, each of the pieces is created from a stencil created by Holewski – and the back catalogue of German automaker BMW is one of his preferred muses. Each print from Manual Designs measures in at 20” x 16” and is printed on acid…

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BMW R nineT by JANE Motorcycles

JANE Motorcycles is the brainchild of Adam Kallen and Alex DiMattio, the men have been friends for years and they share a passion for motorcycles, coffee and good menswear. They started the cafe/store/garage in 2013 and it’s quickly become one of Brooklyn’s most popular stores, they count Bill Murray and David Beckham amongst their clientele,…

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BMW R nineT Scrambler

The BMW R nineT has shot to the forefront of the custom motorcycle scene at a remarkable turn of speed, BMW released it in 2014 after having developed it with the burgeoning cafe racer community in mind. At its heart, the R nineT has a 1170cc air-cooled boxer twin capable of 110 hp and 119…

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1989 BMW M3

The BMW E30 was the first car to be adorned with the tri-colour M3 badge, it first appeared in 1985 and quickly found its way to the top of the leaderboard in many international racing series, as well as the top of the want-list for many young men – including me. One of the most…

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BMW R80/7 Poison Dart

The BMW R80/7 was built between 1977 and 1984, it was fitted with the 800cc version of the iconic German boxer-twin engine, over the past few decades these engines have become famous for their toughness and longevity – with many of them still running 40+ years after they were first built. This toughness has attracted…

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BMW R80 RT by Ton Up Garage

The BMW R80 RT was built between 1982 and 1995, with the Monolever version that you see here running from 1984 onwards. The “Monolever” designation referenced the model’s single-sided swing arm – a relative rarity in the mid-80s that helped reduce unsprung weight. Both the R80 RT and the R100 RT shared pretty much everything…

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BMW M1

The BMW M1 is a car that’s remarkable for a few reasons, it was to be BMW’s first mid-engined car and quickly became one of the most iconic supercars of the late 1970s. Originally co-developed as a joint BMW-Lamborghini automobile, BMW quickly took over the project and applied strict German precision to all elements of…

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