+++ Festive finale of the world's most traditional beauty contest for historic automobiles at Lake Como +++ International jury of experts selects the Duesenberg SJ as the overall winner +++ Three-day festival of elegance and timeless beauty on four wheels celebrates enthusiasm for automobility, the joy of driving and technical excellence with a large audience.
The major anniversary exhibition at the BMW Museum to mark 100 years of BMW Motorrad opened its doors on May 12 2023. Visitors will be able to embark on an intense, exciting journey through 100 years of BMW Motorrad history over the exhibition’s approximately year-long run.
On Friday, 5 May, motoring enthusiasts welcomed the start of the 2023 Knysna Simola Hillclimb – a three-day motorsport lifestyle showcase. Local and international fans and broadcast viewers gathered in anticipation to watch drivers take on the famed Hill.
BMW Group South Africa is Tier One partner to Knysna Simola Hillclimb in support of its 50th anniversary celebrations +++ Four iconic South Africa-only models to compete in Classic Car Friday, 5 May +++ Four current and soon-to-be-launched models to compete in King of the Hill, 6 - 7 May +++ Celebration of BMW's unique automotive heritage, past and future.
On Thursday, July 21, 2022, British motorsport idol Patrick Barron Hopkirk MBE passed away peacefully in Buckinghamshire. The world of motorsport and the MINI community mourn an important figure from the industry.
Opening on the very day BMW M GmbH was founded +++ New, spectacular circuit guides you through eight different rooms past 26 special vehicles +++ BMW M technology and racing history up close – experience it until the end of the year
Glittering conclusion to the world’s most traditional heritage beauty contest for Historic Cars on the shores of Lake Como +++ International Jury of experts salutes the endurance racing car from 1956 as overall winner +++ Three-day festival of elegance and timeless beauty on four wheels captivates classic car fans with an exquisite field of participants and fascinating vehicle presentations.
Midrand, South Africa - In what the local motorsport industry considers to be a natural fit, BMW M South Africa announced its official partnership with the country’s premier car spinning competition, the Red Bull Shay’ iMoto.
Historic events and the special stories associated with them: 100 years of Boxer engines, the launch of the roadster tradition for BMW in 1930, the victory in the Mille Miglia 80 years ago and the model diversity of the MINI brand for the past 60 years.
The original in the premium segment of small cars has reached its 60th birthday – but it is even younger than ever. It was sixty years ago, to be precise on 26 August 1959, that British Motor Corporation (BMC) proudly revealed the result of their development activities in creating a new, revolutionary compact car.
The restoration of the SA-only built BMW 530 Motorsport Limited Edition (MLE) is now at an advanced stage. In April this year, the revival process of the legendary classic car began. The car was stripped down from its rusty condition, cleaned and received its first coat of paintwork. A number of new and old parts were neatly laid out waiting to be assembled into various parts of the car.
Award ceremony provides a glittering finish to the Festival of Elegance under the motto “The Symphony of Engines – 90 Years of the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este & BMW Automobiles”+++ Berlinetta Coupé from the year 1937 impresses the international Jury of experts and the public at Lake Como.
Information about the programme and the field of participants of this year’s beauty contest for historic vehicles at La Scala Milan – Parade of the classics on the shores of Lake Como from 24th to 26th May is defined by two anniversaries: 90 years of the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este and 90 years of BMW automobile production. – New winner’s trophy “Trofeo BMW Group” celebrates world premiere.
In December 2018 BMW South Africa announced that it would start restoring the legendary BMW 530 Motorsport Limited Edition (MLE). This week the restoration process began and included a special appearance by two retired BMW employees who worked at BMW Group Plant Rosslyn in the 1970s and built the legendary cars.
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THE NEW BMW i5.
Munich. Here you can see the webcast of the Digital World Premiere of the new BMW i5.