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Shop Work: Underrated Classics

Being Told "Keep Out" Is an Irresistible Invitation

Shop Work: The Fabulous 50

We Poll Our Readers for Their Picks of the 50 Best Sports Cars of All Time.

Restoration & Renovation: 2002 REDO

Driving a brand-new 33-year-old BMW

Shop Work: What Are the Best Classic Cars?

Jay Leno and a Few Friends Sound Off on Their Personal Favorites

Buyer's Guides: Whispering Bomb: The BMW 2002

The BMW 2002 redefined what a sport sedan could be.

Restoration & Renovation: Road trips- Lane Motor Museum

Unusual, Amazing Vehicles at the Lane Motor Museum

Shop Work: BMW 2002 Tech Tips

How to get the most of your 2002's suspension.

Data & Communication: Online Market: 1974 BMW 2002tii

Bring a Trailer features great cars for sale, like this (already sold) BMW 2002tii.

Features: Jekyll and Hyde: 1973 BMW 3.0 CS

One classic E9 BMW coupe has two distinct personalities.

Features: Bavarian Idol

The BMW 3.0 CSL was an enduro goliath in the '70s, but how did fare when we drove it?

News and Notes: BMW X6M: Less Utility, More Sport, All M

All of that performance that comes wrapped in a vehicle that sits so tall can be summed up in just one word: style.

Buyer's Guides: Depreciation Station: 2008-'13 BMW M3

A howling V8 matched with BMW M pedigree may cost less than you think.

Features: Disco Inferno

This rare 1972 BMW 2002tii lights up the streets with nuclear paint and Alpina performance upgrades.

News and Notes: The Best of Legends of the Autobahn 2016

It's a smorgasbord of fine German cars.

Buyer's Guides: Window Shopper: BMW M6

The 1980s gave us some pretty cool sport coupes.

Buyer's Guides: Depreciation Station: 2003–’08 BMW Z4

Another great bargain thanks to German luxury depreciation.

Features: Basic Training: 10 Steps to Faster Laps

Driving Coach Peter Krause's 10 Steps to Faster Laps

Features: Touring Old Smoky

The Classic Motorsports Staff and Our Readers Tame Tail of the Dragon.

Features: M Is For Motorsport

BMW’s Famed M Division Came Out of the Gate With the Radical M1

Features: Bond, On A Budget

Bond Car "Goldenbuys." You don't have to be Goldfinger to afford one!

Buyer's Guides: Collecting Smalls: Tiny Cars Can Yield Big Thrills

Wonder if a small car can really be fun? Just ask any Mini owner.

Buyer's Guides: Window Shopper: BMW M5

The original remains the purest, so respect your elders.

Features: Rally-Ho: The Perfect Vintage Rally Car at Any Budget

No matter where you decide to travel, the right motorized companion can make the trip better.

Features: Small-Bore Sedan Racing: Big Back in the Day, Just as Big Today

Fifty years ago, small-bore sedan racing exploded upon the professional and amateur scenes. Today multiple groups keep small-bore racing’s flame alive from coast to coast. They’re also having a lot of fun in the process.

Buyer's Guides: Your First Race Car: 12 Excellent Vintage Vehicles for Beginners

Answering a Popular Question: What Is the Best Car for the Beginning Vintage Racer?

Buyer's Guides: Oddballs! Step Away From Normalcy With One of These Cars

With an oddball, you’ll never pass yourself on the open road, and at car shows you are less likely to be pinned down by some self-professed expert. Instead, you get to take center stage, often with an inexpensive purchase.

Depreciation Station: Depreciation Station: 2007-'12 BMW 335i

What is the sensible alternative to that E92/E90 M3? How about a 2007–’12 BMW 335i? Early examples can now be found for about $10,000–even less in some cases.

Buyer's Guides: Tech Tips: 1987-'91 BMW 325i

You can call the E30-chassis 3 Series the last of the classic, upright BMWs.

BMW project cars

1972 2002tii

It's the original sports sedan: the 1972 BMW 2002tii, complete with Kugelfischer mechanical fuel injection. It's the bee's knees.

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BMW Readers' Rides

Feb 04, 2011 by HarryPR
1972 BMW 2000tii touring

A long-term project which is currently on hold. Hopefully I can start working on it again soon!

Sep 18, 2010 by 3elements
1976 BMW 2002

In June, an older couple saw me driving my 1974 BMW 2002 and chased me down the highway for 10 miles to tell me about this car, his 1976. George ...

Jul 24, 2011 by vintage_car
1974 BMW 2002

This is the 2nd time owning this exact car and I'm currently in the process of a restoration. Having never done this before it has been quite a bit of ...

Sep 18, 2010 by tim2002
1975 BMW 2002

Custom RestoMod Completely stripped,rebuilt, and refurbished HC engine with Weber side draft Crane ignition 5 speed trans LSD rear end Suspension Mods - Springs, Shocks, Sway Bars Custom gauges and ...

May 18, 2011 by joseparango
1974 BMW 2002

Only 120.000 k Minilite wheels

Jul 24, 2011 by vwn2zs
1972 BMW 2002 SCCA Race Car

Car has premium quality components throughout. TopEnd suspension, 5 spd and rear LSD, front brakes from 5 series BMW, tii brake booster, fuel cell, pro-built engine with forged pistons, MSD ...

Jan 24, 2010 by bmw2002
1974 BMW 2002 Tii

Formerly owned by Yale Rachlin Editorin Chief of Roundel. Appeared in Roundel 9/08 6 page article. Alpine white, cage and many performance upgrades

Sep 18, 2010 by ElbrusB
1974 BMW 2002tii

my car is a 1974 BMW 2002tii. The color is malaga and it is unrestored. It has 74,000 original miles. It is almost rust free, the only rust is in ...

Aug 10, 2011 by Dalex
1972 BMW 2002tii

This is a 72 bimmer that I purchased in 2003. It became a daily driver for the first few years then i drove it across the states from Ca to ...

Nov 02, 2009 by Doug_Dolan
1972 BMW 3.0 CSi

1972 BMW 3.0 CS with ///M5 engine!!

Jul 16, 2009 by bmw327
BMW 318i

Pretty much a stock base model car. The only mods are a chip that requires 93 octane fuel and 15x7 Ronals with nice Yokohama summer tires.

May 05, 2010 by HarryPR
1981 BMW 320/6 Baur Cabriolet

I acquired this Baur in Lawrenceville, GA in 2008. It is kept in Atlanta at my daughter's home for use during my trips there. By no means a concours car, ...

May 13, 2011 by davidgoerndt
1982 BMW 320i

Henna Red, recaro seats stock 1.8L motor

May 13, 2011 by Tiger2Jim
2006 BMW 325i

This is my Wife's Daily Driver. Base 325i with manumatic tranny and heated seats. She loves it. I only get to drive it when it needs a bath or is ...

Nov 25, 2009 by bmw2002
1999 BMW M Roadster

Cosmos Black/Blue Black 16k miles

May 05, 2010 by zonker01
1988 BMW M5

Lowered, Eibach springs, Boge Sport shocks, urethane bushings, 16X8 Borbet wheels

Apr 12, 2010 by Spitsix
1999 BMW Z3 Coupe


BMW Ran When Parked

Found a BMW in Susanville, CA on March 30, 2008

This reasonable-looking 2002 was seen parked behind a house near the intersection of US 395 and California A3 south of Susanville, CA on March 29, 2008. In the same yard there is another white …

Found a BMW in Louisville, KY on May 12, 2008

I saw this little buddy peeking out of the weeds while cutting down an alley after leaving the grocery store. I took these photos a couple of years ago and the 1600 is now …

Found a BMW in Goodyear, Az on Sept. 16, 2009

BMW 2000-Arizona desert find

Found a BMW in East Deer, Pa on Feb. 8, 2010

1983 BMW 633, manual. Been sitting for 5yrs. Soon to find out what kind of shape it is in. Brake lines blew when 1st moved. We were able to drive onto trailer.

Found a BMW in Annapolis, MD on April 5, 2010

It’s a runner. BMW 2002 parked on a residential street.

Found a BMW in Kingston, ON on Feb. 20, 2012

1976 BMW 2002. Was in damp shed, so floors are heavily rotted. Mice had the better of the carpet, headliner, and rear seat, but the rest of the interior/dash is there. Car is an …

Found a Alfa Romeo, BMW, Jaguar, MG, Triumph in Rockville, MD on July 27, 2013

I found this forlorn collection of classics locked in an impound lot off of Maple Avenue in Rockville, MD. In addition to these, there were several others suffering a similar fate.

Found a BMW in Vientiane, la on Feb. 2, 2015

Found this at my old house in Vientiane Laos. Offered for sale, but the shipping is about $7500 to the US east coast. Serial number 1328782

Found a BMW in Vientiane, La on Feb. 2, 2015

Found this at my old house in Vientiane Laos. Offered for sale, but the shipping is about $7500 to the US east coast. Serial number 1328782

Found a BMW in Kensington, Ca on Sept. 26, 2018

I See this BMW on my trips passing by Kensington Prince Edward Island, Canada. So far not moved an inch in 5 years.

Found a BMW in Kensington, Ca on Sept. 26, 2018

I See this BMW on my trips passing by Kensington Prince Edward Island, Canada. So far not moved an inch in 5 years.

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