A Brief History of the BMW 2002 – One Of The Most Important BMWs Of All Time

BMW 2002 History

The BMW 2002 proved to be a major milestone for the company as it worked to build itself up again after the Second World War. To catch a glimpse of the process BMW had been through during the 1940’s and 1950’s we need to remember that two vehicles that had played a major role in the company’s fight for survival were the little Italian designed Issetta bubble car, and the Volkswagen like BMW 700. Small, inexpensive cars that BMW was able to produce and sell in sufficient numbers to keep the company afloat.

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The 1966 General Motors Three-Wheeler Designed By Peter Maier

General Motors Three-Wheeler Designed By Peter Maier

Peter Maier At the age of 20, Maier was one of the youngest designers ever hired by General Motors Corporation. After seeing Maier’s work at the 1964 New York World’s Fair, renowned automotive designer and VP of GM, Bill Mitchell, offered Maier a position for their 3-month Summer Program. Halfway through the program Maier was offered…

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Watch The Goodwood Revival 2018 – Free Live Stream

Goodwood Revival Free Live Stream 2018

The Goodwood Revival is one of the most important vintage motoring events in the world, it takes place each year usually in early September at the historic Goodwood Circuit in southern England near the coastal town of Chichester. The Goodwood Circuit The Goodwood Circuit started life as the RAF Westhampnett airfield, built during WWII. The…

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1968-69-Type Ford P68 “F3L” Prototype Racing Car

1968-69-Type Ford P68 F3L Prototype Racing Car Doors Up

The Ford P68, otherwise known as the F3L for “Ford 3 Litre”, is a sports prototype racing car that should probably be just as famous as the Ford GT40 that preceded it. It was essentially a closed-wheel, two-seat Formula 1 car powered by the then-new and unproven Ford-Cosworth DFV V8 Formula 1 engine. The project to…

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Documentary: The History Of The Meyers Manx

Meyers Manx Beach Buggy Jump Thomas Crown Affair

The Meyers Manx was the original fiberglass beach buggy, designed by Bruce Meyers in the early 1960s. This film tells the story of both Bruce Manx and his Meyers Manx, it’s a fascinating watch and it includes some great footage of Bruce as well as the early (and very successful) racing efforts in the Manx. The…

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1968 Mercedes-Benz Unimog 404 Mountain Rescue + Fire Truck

Mercedes-Benz Unimog Front

There are few vehicles better suited to expedition camper conversion than the original Mercedes-Benz Unimog 404, and this mountain rescue / fire truck is an ideal candidate thanks to its double cab front and tray-back rear. Unimog 404 History The Unimog was conceived in almost exactly the same way as the original Land Rover Series…

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