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103 years of BMW Group, 100 years of records and victories.

Fri Mar 01 10:00:00 CET 2019Press Release

Courage, independence, competing with the best while forging new pathways – these have been the characteristics of the BMW Group since 7 March 1916. Today, BMW Group Classic is looking back on a series of events, record achievements and innovations, from the altitude world record in 1919, through the debut of the MINI 60 years ago, to the invention of the modern SUV with the X5 in 1999 – many others will follow in the course of 2019.

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BMW Group Classic at Rétromobile 2019 in Paris

Fri Jan 18 11:00:00 CET 2019Press Release

Exhibition presentation in the French capital city with highlights from the history of roadsters and luxury automobiles of BMW, motor sport and from the model history of BMW Motorrad – International network of BMW Classic Partners is being expanded for the first time by locations in France during the course of 2019.

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From splendour to dust bowl and back.The revival of a forgotten icon, the SA-only built BMW 530 MLE.

Thu Dec 13 07:15:00 CET 2018Press Kit

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BMW South Africa is embarking on another exciting journey in its classic car expedition. It will restore a lauded model – unveiled by some of the very men who built the original more than 42 years ago – to its former glory.

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Motorcycle fascination at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2019.

Thu Oct 18 06:37:30 CEST 2018Press Release

BMW Group Classic and the Grand Hotel Villa d’Este present motorcycle gems from all over the world +++ Concorso di Motociclette forms part of the beauty contest for historic vehicles on the shores of Lake Como for the ninth time +++ Four out of five award categories already defined for classic motorcycles, additional registrations are welcome +++ Owners and fans come together in Cernobbio, Northern Italy, from 24th to 25th May 2019.

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Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2019 celebrates the sound of the most beautiful classics and two anniversaries.

Mon Oct 15 15:37:00 CEST 2018Press Release

BMW Group Classic and the Grand Hotel Villa d’Este are presenting the world’s most exclusive and traditional beauty contest for historic cars and motorcycles from 24th to 26th May 2019 +++ The motto is: “The Symphony of Engines – 90 Years of the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este & BMW Automobiles” +++ The Selecting Committee has defined the first three award classes for classic automobiles and is now accepting nominations.

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MINI Heritage

New special exhibition “BMW Art Cars | How a vision became reality.” in the BMW Museum.

Mon Oct 15 09:51:05 CEST 2018Press Release

Art Cars #18 by Cao Fei and #19 by John Baldessari celebrate their premiere in Europe. “Big Four” - First four BMW Art Cars of Alexander Calder, Frank Stella, Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol on display. BMW M3 GT2 of Jeff Koons completes the exhibition.

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Featured to perfection. BMW Group Classic wins two Dolphins in Cannes.

Tue Oct 02 07:03:15 CEST 2018Press Release

BMW Group Classic earns two trophies at the award ceremony for the Corporate Media & TV Awards held in the film-festival city in the South of France – the video Christmas greeting “Santa´s Choice” wins the Golden Dolphin in the category “Viral” and a Silver Dolphin in the category “Social Media and Short Videos” goes to animation film “40 Years BMW M1”.

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A legend reborn; the iconic Rosslyn-built BMW 325iS (E30) restored.

Tue May 29 13:00:00 CEST 2018Press Kit

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This week BMW Group South Africa is showcasing the legendary vehicles that have been produced at its Rosslyn plant in Tshwane by means of a tour themed “The Legends of Rosslyn”. The tour includes the South African exclusive BMW 333i (E30), which was refurbished in 2017, as well as the renowned and recently restored BMW 325iS (E30) – also known as the “Gusheshe”. In addition, two other special cars will join the tour.

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Camera and Action: Cinematic classics at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2018.

Wed May 09 12:00:00 CEST 2018Press Release

Group Classic and the Grand Hotel Villa d’Este present rare treasures from all eras of automobile and motorcycle history under the motto of “Hollywood on the Lake” beside the shores of Lake Como between 25th and 27th May 2018 +++ 51 automobiles and 30 motorcycles and sidecar combinations will feature at the world’s most exclusive and traditional beauty contest for historic vehicles +++

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Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2018: Event organisers establish more categories for historic cars and motorcycles.

Thu Dec 21 15:39:00 CET 2017Press Release

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Event categories for all manner of classic vehicles, whether equipped with four, three, or two wheels, reflect the broad spectrum of the history of mobility +++ Selecting committees are still accepting registrations +++ BMW Group Classic and Grand Hotel Villa d’Este to host the exclusive car pageant on Lake Como from May 25th to May 27th 2018 +++ Theme of the beauty contest is “Hollywood on the Lake”.

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BMW South Africa to host the first-ever BMW M Festival at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit from 21 to 22 October 2017.

Tue Aug 29 17:10:00 CEST 2017Press Release

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BMW South Africa will host the first-ever BMW M Festival from 21 to 22 October 2017 at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Johannesburg. At the festival, BMW customers, fans and car enthusiasts will get a sneak preview of current as well as upcoming BMW M models, experience hot laps and book test drives across the BMW M and M Performance model range.

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BMW 7 Series Individual by Esther Mahlangu now in South Africa¶

Wed Aug 16 10:20:00 CEST 2017Press Kit

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26 years ago, Esther Mahlangu, a South African Ndebele artist, was the first woman to create artwork on a BMW 525i Sedan turning it into a unique and colourful BMW Art Car. In 2016, Esther was once again commissioned by the BMW Group to refine a BMW 7 Series. The vehicle was on display at the Frieze Art Fair which took place in London in 2016.

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Sporting style past and present: The new BMW Motorsport and BMW Motorsport Heritage collections.

Tue Jun 13 10:00:00 CEST 2017Press Release

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To coincide with the start of the motor sport season, BMW Lifestyle is presenting the latest edition of the ever-popular BMW Motorsport Collection and expanding its portfolio with a new collection line: the BMW Motorsport Heritage Collection.

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Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2017: Alfa Romeo Giulietta SS Prototipo awarded as “Best of Show” with the Trofeo BMW Group.

Thu Jun 01 09:23:50 CEST 2017Press Release

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Unique special from the year 1957 impresses Jury and visitors equally +++ Public prize Coppa d’Oro Villa d’Este for the record-breaking car Lurani Nibbio built in 1935 +++ Puch 250 Indien-Reise is victorious as “Best of Show” in the seventh Concorso di Motociclette +++ World’s most exclusive and traditional beauty contest captivates thousands of visitors with glittering rare treasures.

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International Mini Meeting 2017. Westport House, Ireland.

Mon May 22 15:30:00 CEST 2017Press Release

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Westport Co. Mayo is set to see an invasion of MINI’s old and new later this month, as the 2017 International Mini Meeting gets underway from the 25th May to 28th May. Described as a ‘MINI’ Electric Picnic, this event is expected to attract close to 3,000 fans and 1,200 MINI cars of all shapes and sizes, new and old which will be proudly presented by their loving owners.

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