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BMW M1 Art Car, Andy Warhol

Anstatt wie seine Vorgänger ein maßstabgetreues Modell zu gestalten und das Auto bei Profihandwerkern realisieren zu lassen, kommt Andy Warhol nach einigen misslungen Versuchen am Modell 1979 persönlich nach München und gestaltet den BMW M1 eigenhändig. Er benötigt 26 Minuten. […]

In The Bank It’s Not Safe Either

This is a new series on Grand Retro: a number of rather affordable cars that you can purchase for about 10 grand Euros. On a monthly base we will scan the markets, select cars we like and present them to […]

Bringing a BMW 3.0 CSL Back Into Life, Pt. VI

Here’s the final result and the last part of our CSL restoration blog that took us from discovering it in its 15 years deep sleep in a garage close to London to the unfolding of its full beauty in our […]

Der 7er von 1986 – der BMW, der alles änderte

BMW hatte Mitte der Achtziger wenig zu bieten. Das Design der aktuellen Siebener und Fünfer steckte tief in den Siebzigern fest. Zwar zeigte der E28, BMWs Fünfer bis 1987, eine Fülle von Details, die am Geschmack der Achtziger ausgerichtet waren, […]

Bringing a BMW 3.0 CSL Back Into Life, Pt. V

Assembly time, and we let the pictures tell the story.

BMW E24 M6 -BACK TO FORMER GLORY

LAST YEAR CLA.LTD WAS FULL WITH MANY GREAT CLASSIC BMW ..THIS WAS BELONG TO FRIEND , WHO BUY THIS EXAMPLE FROM LOCAL AUCTION.CAR COME STRAIGHT FROM THERE TO MY HANDS..WAS STRIP WHOLE FLOOR INNER ARCHES BLASTED ,REPAIR ALL CORROSION ISSUE […]

Bringing a BMW 3.0 CSL Back Into Life, Pt. IV

Today’s engines, what can we say? They all feel alike, their sound is more or less artificial and in order to even see them, you have to remove about two dozens of auxiliary systems. Going back to the Eighties, when […]

Bringing a BMW 3.0 CSL Back Into Life, Pt. III

With all the body work settled, our CSL receives a high-quality multi-layer paint job. Given the technology of today’s paints and the high degree of handicraft quality that was applied, we can say that never before this car was looking […]

Bringing a BMW 3.0 CSL Back Into Life, Pt. II

Cars of the Sixties, you know. Silent sigh. Even the manufacturers of premium cars failed to take care about the most basic means of corrosion protection and BMW is no exception. Our CSL received an over-all sand blasting and to […]

A Reasonably Priced Bond Car

Buying a silver DB5 today requires a fair amount of self-awareness. The Aston Martin has become iconic to such an extent that the driver’s body mass index may not diverge from Sean Connery’s in any significant way. Paying at least […]