“A company is like a human being. As long as it goes in for sports, it is fit, well-trained, full of enthusiasm and performance.” These were the words of Robert A. Lutz, BMW AG Board Member Sales, back in 1972. They were the words christening the youngest subsidiary of BMW AG at the time, BMW Motorsport GmbH. Today the company is called BMW M GmbH. But it is just as fit, well-trained, full of enthusiasm and performance as it was 40 years ago.
The early 1970s were the dawn of a new age for BMW: A new, young Board of Management under Eberhard von Kuenheim had set out to strategically power and pursue the ongoing success of the Company. This included the construction of a new head … CONTINUED
The 2012 Eurofest took place this past weekend at the The New Meadowlands Stadium in New Jersey (where the Jets and Giants call home). Cars of all European makes and models were in attendance, but the scene appeared to be dominated by BMWs.
Check out the photo coverage inside, featuring hundreds of photos from the event.
Check out some photos from the Revscene Annual Spring Meet 2012, taking place in Vancouver, BC, this past weekend. 1/3 of the cars in attendance wore the BMW roundel.
The summer may be coming to an end soon, but the BMW meets and activities have not. Last weekend featured yet another large BMW gathering in the Northwest. Pacific BMW CCA held a special M-Car Day to gather some of the wonderful BMW M Cars in Washington area. The event was held at Griot’s garage in their new facilities in Tacoma, WA. Check out the extensive set of photos inside.
We have added a live-look video of the BMW M underground garage for your viewing pleasure. It hopefully gives our readers a better sense of the mystique and aura of the environment, which only added to the truly special moment and the heritage of the collection of cars we were witnessing.
BMW M8 le mans x5
G-Power has released its BMW M6 Hurricane RR which they claim to be the world’s fastest 4-seater coupe. Its V10 produces a whopping 800 PS (789 bhp) and reaches a top speed of more than 370 kph (230 mph). G-Power uses the record-setting engine already found in the M5 Hurricane RR to get more power out of the M6.
BMW has announced the end of production for the E63 M6 coupe and convertibles. 14,152 M6 coupes were built in total, which began production in 2005 and 5,065 convertibles were built from 2006 on. The next generation F12/F13 M6 will continue to share the engine and drivetrain with the F10 M5, and is expected to make its world public debut at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show.
Follow our full F12/F13 M6 coverage: http://www.bimmerpost.com/m6/ (including spy photos and videos)
This is the story of a dream come true. Mark Carson wanted a BMW M6 with Hawaiian Koawood in the interior. Together with BMW Individual he created his own, very special, BMW M6. These completely custom Individual cars are done for customers only once or twice a year.