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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. Sea

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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. Sea

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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. Sea

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    Krauser. You know that brand from the suitcases.

    Krauser. You know that brand from the suitcases. But so much more beauty has been made by this man! Such as the BMW Krauser MKM 1000. From 1980-1982. A few hundred of them have been made. 'MKM' stands for Mike Krauser Munich. Because Krauser delivered conversion kits to unleash the Beast in BMW boxers .. But the company delivered […] Sea

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    Rare beauty. The BMW 3200 CS

    At the IAA 1961 in Frankfurt, BMW presents - in the shadow of the New Class - the BMW 3200 CS. The belated successor to the 503 Coupé will be built from 1962 to 1965. The last BMW without a self-supporting body is actually a co-production. The bodywork is built at Bertone in Italy, the […] Sea

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    Organization CLASSICSNL looks back with satisfaction on the second edition

    In October 2015, CLASSICSNL - the fair for classic automobiles in Leeuwarden - got off to an excellent start. High-quality and high-quality commercial offerings and classics for exhibition purposes were excellent starting points for establishing CLASSICSNL's high-quality image. This year the stock market grew in all areas. The floor space, the number of participants and the ambiance were […] Sea

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    CLASSICSNL is ready for a promising second edition

    The second edition of CLASSICSNL will take place from 28 to 30 October in the WTC Expo in Leeuwarden. Everything has been prepared to make the classic trade fair an even greater success than the already successful debut edition of 2015. “All stands are sold out and we have succeeded in releasing CLASSICSNL again […] Sea

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    BMW Meeting Marum 4 September

    On Sunday 4 September, the Way of the Cross in Marum will be dominated by the brand that is celebrating the centenary this year. A new edition of the BMW Meeting Marum is being organized in the Groningen city. That is not just an event where BMW fellow believers meet. The BMW Meeting Marum is one of the largest […] Sea

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    Anniversary edition Historic Grand Prix Zandvoort becomes motorsport party

    The Historic Grand Prix Zandvoort will celebrate its fifth anniversary on 2, 3 and 4 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 drivers parade through the Zandvoort center are examples of the many highlights of the three-day motorsport party. Formula 1 […] Sea

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    BMW adds centenary to atmospheric Knokke

    You know by now: BMW is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. A special pop-up retrospective exhibition was organized on the dyke at the BMW Beach Lounge on 14 August. The public enjoyed an exclusive pre-war 327 and a 502 'Baroque angel' from the fifties. The iconic Isetta and more recent models also attracted […] Sea

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

    In 1977, BMW made its definitive return to the absolute top class in the automotive 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. I had […] Sea

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