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    Resuscitation with obstacles – column

    Owning a BMW GS does not make the owner an accomplished motorcyclist. But the man we overtook was driving like a wet rag. When we had a nicotine stop a few kilometers further – you have to nurture your addictions – the BMW limped into the parking lot and came to an embarrassing clumsy stop. Then to fall. We knew that BMW drivers have their traditions, but this was new to us. So we went to have a look. Read more

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    BMW 700. The most important car in the history of the brand

    In the 1950s, BMW faced many financial problems. It struggled with a completely incoherent model range. That included the Isetta and the V8 models (BMW 501 / 502). There was a gap between these model generations. While BMW made every effort in 1959 to keep Daimler-Benz out of doors, it was surprising with the arrival of the BMW 700. The model became an extremely important car in the history of BMW. Read more

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    BMW E30 M3. Balance between competition and everyday use.

    This year, the really spicy version of the BMW 3 Series is thirty-five years old, almost as long as Auto Motor Klassiek. In 1986 – based on the E30 Baureihe – the BMW E30 M3 saw the light of day. According to the makers, this was the car that set new standards in the sporty segment. And BMW – together with its Motorsport division – was committed to creating the perfect balance between a high-performance sports car and everyday use with the M3. The Bavarians succeeded in this plan. Read more

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    Krauser. You know that brand from the suitcases.

    Krauser. You know that brand from the suitcases. But there is so much more beautiful made by this man! Like the BMW Krauser MKM 1000. From 1980-1982. A few hundred were made. 'MKM' stands for Mike Krauser Munich. Because Krauser supplied conversion kits to unleash the Beast in BMW boxers.. But it Read more

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    Organization CLASSICSNL looks back with satisfaction on the second edition

    In October 2015, CLASSICSNL - the fair for classic cars in Leeuwarden - got off to an excellent start. High-quality commercial offerings and classics for exhibition purposes were excellent starting points for establishing the high-quality image of CLASSICSNL. This year the stock market grew in all areas. The floor area, the number of participants and the ambiance Read more

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    BMW Meeting Marum 4 September

    On Sunday 4 September, the Kruisweg in Marum is dedicated to the brand that is celebrating its centenary this year. A new edition of the BMW Meeting Marum is being organized in Groningen. That is not just an event where BMW fellow believers meet. The BMW Meeting Marum belongs to Read more

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    Anniversary edition Historic Grand Prix Zandvoort becomes motorsport party

    The Historic Grand Prix Zandvoort celebrates its fifth anniversary on 2, 3 and 4 in September 2016. The racing program is a mix of the well-known public favorites and 'new' racing classes, including a class for pre-war sports cars. Appealing demos and the driver's parade through the Zandvoort center are examples of the many highlights of the three-day motorsport festival. Read more

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    BMW adds centenary to atmospheric Knokke

    As you know by now, BMW is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. As early as August 14, a special pop-up retrospective exhibition was organized on the dike at the BMW Beach Lounge. The public enjoyed an exclusive pre-war 327 and a 502 'Baroque Gel' from the fifties. Also the iconic Isetta and more recent Read more

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    Driving the BMW 728 (E23). An impressive experience.

    In 1977 BMW made its definitive return within the absolute top class in the car world with the BMW 728. The 7-series made its debut as Baureihe E23. Predecessor E3 (2500-2800-3.0-3.3) had already taken care of a considerable part of the Stairway to Carheaven for the Bavarians. The 7 Series was the crowning glory. Read more

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    BMW Group Classic brings history together in one place

    BMW Group Classic has completed a major relocation. In Milbertshofen (Munich) visitors will now find everything about the history of the 100-year-old brand. The extensive collection of cars, archives, customer center, workshop and parts service are now grouped under one roof. BMW Group Classic also returns to Read more

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    Bavarian breakthrough. The BMW 02 series.

    When the spring of 1966 arrives, many will know for sure. BMW has definitely taken the road up. Munich shows the BMW-02 series with the 1600-02 to the general public in Geneva. The BMW-02 series series is born. He will develop legendary status. And definitely put BMW on the map. Debut The BMW-02 Read more

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