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My BMW E9 in Inka Orange

When I first embarked on on the restoration, values were low and I decided to make a number alterations, purely for my own preference, not intending to sell and having no idea just how much values would increase. When I took the body apart to re[...]

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 war[...]

BMW 2002 Turbo

Der BMW 2002 Turbo - der Urknall der Tuningbranche. Aufgeschraubte Kotflügelverbreiterungen, Gummispoiler auf dem Kofferraum, tiefer gelegte Karosserie, Schriftzüge rund ums Auto, das Cockpit angereichert mit Zusatzinstrumenten und Sportlenkrad,[...]

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 eig[...]

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 you. Note: we have not evaluated these c[...]

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 workshop. The car was sold for well above £1[...]

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 AND PRO[...]

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 engines were still engines, [...]

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 better a[...]
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