1974 BMW 2002 Turbo

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The BMW 2002 Turbo was launched at the 1973 Frankfurt Motor Show to a sea of wide eyes and open mouths. Bayerische Motoren Werke had a well-earned reputation for building executive saloons, albeit executive saloons that were remarkably fun to drive, but this new 2002 Turbo was something altogether different.

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The BMW R nineT Hera Project

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The Hera Project was born from the minds of the team at Italian publication Chop and Roll Magazine – they picked up a new BMW R nineT, and then brought their fellow Italians at South Garage Moto Co. onboard to design and oversee the build.

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2Loud BMW R nineT Scrambler

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The 2Loud BMW R nineT Scrambler Scramblers have skyrocketed in popularity in recent years, they offer riders the opportunity to have adventures down fire trails and other light-to-medium grade off road routes, whilst still being well-suited to road use. When 2Loud Customs took on a commission to build a scrambler based on a BMW R nineT they…

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Urban Motor BMW R80 ST

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The BMW R80 ST was essentially the road-going version of its legendary brother – the BMW R80 G/S. The R80 ST didn’t quite enjoy the popularity of its sibling, only 5953 units were produced between 1982 and 1984, but surviving examples are seeing a lot of interest as classic air-cooled BMWs continue to see their desirability skyrocket.

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FUEL Bespoke Design BMW 2002

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The reason for the popularity of the 2002 is simple. It’s a small, lightweight car with a relatively powerful engine, excellent suspension, great steering, and iconic design. Perhaps the single most important feature is that the BMW 2002 is a sports car, with room for 4 adults (5 at a pinch), and some luggage. It fills that almost mythical space between a sports car and a daily driver that many automakers try to make, but usually miss by varying degrees.

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1988 BMW E30 M3 EVO 2

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The Original M3 – The BMW E30 M3 The BMW E30 M3 is widely considered one of the best drivers’ cars ever made, if not the best outright. It’s the car that BMW uses as a driving dynamics reference for many of its modern vehicles, and it’s still regarded as the most successful racing car of…

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XTR Pepo BMW R nineT Paris Dakar

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Hubert Auriol and the Paris Dakar BMW have a long and proud history of Paris Dakar wins, perhaps none more iconic than those of French rider Hubert Auriol – the first person to win the legendary and grueling event piloting both motorcycles and cars. Auriol took his first Paris Dakar win aboard a BMW R80G/S…

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1940 BMW 328 Roadster

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The 1940 BMW 328 Roadster shown here presents a bit of an automotive mystery, its rare Touring of Milan bodywork was constructed using the Superleggera (super lightweight) method with a design in keeping with the Auto Avio Costruzioni sports racer – Enzo Ferrari’s first foray into car construction. These factors likely mean the car you see here was…

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1929 BMW R62

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BMW motorcycles have always been a little unusual, the Germans were never afraid to depart from the norm, and to their credit, the German consumers have been more than happy to jump on for the ride. Although the R62 wasn’t produced for long it’s still much sought after by enthusiasts thanks to its elegant looks…

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Ellaspede BMW R80

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This post was written by Hughan Seary of Ellaspede, when possible we like to bring you the story of a build in the words of the people who built it, to offer a unique insight into their thought process and methods. Lines. The lines of a bike are often overlooked or misunderstood; especially when it comes…

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Vintage Steele BMW R60/6

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A Short History of the BMW R60/6 The BMW R60/6 made its first appearance in 1974 as part of the all-new /6 family of motorcycles by the German manufacturer. These new models replaced the outgoing /5 motorcycles but shared many of their components – BMW was onto a good thing with their horizontally-opposed air-cooled engines, and…

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