With BMW M celebrating the 50th anniversary of their founding in 1972, we’re treated to at least three beautiful new books on BMW M and BMW M Cars. With the publishing business being what it is, not many new BMW books come available each year. I mention the difficulty of the publishing business. The challenge is the financial feasibility of publishing a book today. That feasibility is almost impossible. So how do these three offerings make it work? They have got to be subsidized by BMW. In all three cases, the productions costs have to be far in excess of what the books are being sold for.
Anyone who’s ever purchased or ordered a vehicle new has encountered way too many choices and options, most involving touches of irrationality..
Some people join the BMW Club to get a discount on a new car or parts, others for the camaraderie of like-minded individuals. Still others join the club to pursue high-performance driving in their Ultimate Driving Machines, and a few of those end up being pretty serious about the whole motorsports thing. American road racing has plenty of drivers who started in BMW or Porsche driving schools.
This was the fifth tour for Diana and me – and our second wine tour. What a great time with a great folks joining. Sadly, it was the first tour not in our E24 M6 – we didn’t want to run it through the fire zone as it predates useful air conditioning and cabin filters.
What's it like to do a 5,000 mile road trip in a diesel X5? Read on to find out!
BMW introduces an enormous and fast SAV as a part of the 50th anniversary of M celebration.
PRO3 Racing wrapped up its 20th Anniversary year during 2022.
Tom Pendergast writes about a visit to Area 27, a race track in Oliver, British Columbia.
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