Documentary: The History Of BMW

BMW 2002 Race Car

This documentary about the history of BMW covers everything from the earliest days of the company from 1916 onwards when they were in the business of making aircraft engines. BMW would famously begin making motorcycles before they started making cars, and it would be motorcycles that would keep the company in business at times during…

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Documentary: The Reliant Robin Rides Again

Robin Rides Again

The Reliant Robin is one of the most famous little cars in Britain, the three-wheeler became a global celebrity after multiple appearances as Mr Bean’s nemesis, and after a Top Gear episode that featured Jeremy Clarkson repeatedly flipping one onto its roof for comedic effect. Reliant Motors built three-wheeled cars from 1935 till 2001, they…

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Short Film: John Anthony Reviews The BMW 2002 In 1973

John Anthony Reviews The BMW 2002 In 1973

This short film clip from the former British motoring television show “Drive In” was only very recently uploaded by Thames TV. It offers a fascinating look into the motoring world of the 1970s and an interesting look back at the BMW 2002, a car that’s now remembered as one of the most important ever made…

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Supercar Showdown: An ’80s Comparison Between The Lamborghini Countach, The Ferrari Testarossa, And The Porsche 911 Turbo

Supercar Showdown

  Supercar Showdown is a straight-to-VHS film from 1986 comparing the Lamborghini Countach, the Ferrari Testarossa, and the Porsche 911 Turbo (930). The film is peak ’80s, with synth backing tracks, classic period video effects, and some great on-road footage showing all three cars driving together as well as all the other ‘70s and ‘80s…

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Monaco Grand Prix Documentary: Jewel In The Crown

six-wheeled Tyrrell F1 car

  Editor’s Note: If the film isn’t loading for you, you can view it directly on YouTube here. —– This documentary, “Jewel In The Crown”, is a look back from 1992 to the very early days of what is almost certainly the most famous Grand Prix on the Formula 1 calendar. Despite its diminutive size,…

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