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BMW To Be Honored As Featured Marque of 2016 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion August 18-21

17.08.2015Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J., August 17, 2015 — The full, rich heritage of the Ultimate Driving Machine® will be celebrated when Bavarian Motor Works is honored on the occasion of its 100th anniversary at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. The celebration takes place August 18-21, 2016 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on the scenic Monterey Peninsula.

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BMW Group Classic Celebrates 75th Anniversary of Mille Miglia Victory

12.05.2015Press Release

Munich/Brescia. With a rich history at the legendary Mille Miglia, this year’s long-distance event is an especially meaningful one for BMW Group Classic. It was 75 years ago that Fritz Huschke von Hanstein and Walter Bäumer, driving the BMW 328 Mille Miglia Touring Coupé, completed the Mille Miglia 1940 as overall winners. While the race has changed, BMW’s passion for the event has not. The Group has signed up six BMW 328 models for this year’s event, ...

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One-of-a-Kind BMW i8 Concours d’Elegance Edition to be Auctioned During Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Weekend

14.08.2014Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – August 14, 2014… In celebration of the US arrival of the BMW i8, the world’s most innovative sports car, a one-of-a-kind 2014 BMW i8 Concours d’Elegance Edition will be auctioned during the weekend of the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, ahead of the official fall sale date. The i8 Concours d’Elegance Edition will be distinguished by a unique paint scheme and interior treatment as well as other features that will make it ...

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BMW 3.0 CSL #25 Wins Again

11.03.2014Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – March 11, 2014 . . . The BMW 3.0 CSL Group 4 race car that won the 1975 12 Hours of Sebring wins Best-in-Class at the 2014 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. The BMW 3.0 CSL Group 2 race car that won the 1973 European Sedan Championship takes second at the Concours. The highlight of the class of BMW 3.0 CSL race and road cars was the Alexander Calder BMW Art Car from 1975—the very first in the now legendary series of BMW Art Cars.

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Alexander Calder BMW Art Car Highlights Class of BMW 3.0CSLs at 2014 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

07.03.2014Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – March 7, 2014 . . . The very first BMW Art Car, a BMW 3.0 CSL, designed by American artist Alexander Calder, will be a key highlight of a class of BMW 3.0 CSLs at the 2014 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. The class will include both the winners of the 1975 Twelve Hours of Sebring and the 1976 Daytona 24 Hour race. BMW Group Classic will showcase the heritage of the BMW 3 Series in a display that will feature a first-generation 3 ...

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Jeff Koons Presented US Debut of his BMW Art Car at Art Basel in Miami Beach.

05.12.2013Press Release

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Miami, FL – December 4, 2013 . . . Artist Jeff Koons and supermodel Karolína Kurková presented the North American premiere of Koons’ BMW Art Car, the M3 GT2 race car on December 4th, the night of the opening day of Art Basel in Miami Beach. The unveiling happened during a BMW reception in the Miami Beach Botanical Garden where Koons and Marc Spiegler, Director of Art Basel spoke.

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Jeff Koons’ BMW Art Car celebrates North American premiere

26.11.2013Press Release

Miami/Munich. The BMW Art Car by Jeff Koons will celebrate its North American premiere and will be exhibited in a pavilion in the Botanical Garden next to the fair. American artist Jeff Koons created the 17th car of BMW’s Art Car collection by using a BMW M3 GT2 as his canvas. The Koons car features the number “79” which pays tribute to the 1979 Andy Warhol car. This legendary “rolling sculpture” of Andy Warhol will be on display in Art Basel's Collectors ...

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BMW Motorrad celebrates its 90th anniversary in the BMW Museum. World premiere of the new BMW R nineT.

17.10.2013Press Release

Munich. On Wednesday October 16th 2013 the BMW Museum in Munich provided a worthy setting for a very special anniversary in the company history of BMW AG: 90 years of BMW Motorrad. The climax of the event was the world premiere of the BMW R nineT.

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BMW to Showcase 1979 Andy Warhol M1 Art Car at ARTcetera 2013 in Boston.

03.09.2013Press Release

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Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – September, 3, 2013 . . . BMW of North America is pleased to feature its M1 Art Car by Andy Warhol at Boston’s biennial ARTcetera fundraising event to support the AIDS Action Committee. Originally raced in Le Mans, Warhol’s hand painted BMW M1 is the 4th in the Art Car collection, and showcases the artist’s unique depiction of speed. In his own words, Warhol described the piece as “Portray[ing] speed pictorially. If a car is moving ...

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Back in stock after decades: BMW Group Classic offers faithful replica of the BMW 328 gearbox. Meticulous remanufacturing creates authentic replacement for the gearbox of the 1930s sports car classic – Reconstruction in consultation with FIVA and the FIA – Exclusively available through the BMW Classic Center.

17.04.2013Press Release

For owners of automotive collectors’ items bearing the BMW logo, BMW Group Classic is the first port of call in the search for replacement parts. The current range on offer through its affiliated BMW Classic Center comprises some 40,000 components and is steadily expanding. The most recent addition to the catalogue is an authentically reproduced gearbox for the classic BMW 328 sports car.

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40 years of electric mobility at the BMW Group. From the BMW 1602 to the BMW i3.

10.12.2012Press Kit

When the first production version of the BMW i3 rolls off the assembly line in Leipzig in late 2013, it will mark the provisional culmination of 40 years of development work at BMW. It all began at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, where the BMW starting line-up included two electrically powered test vehicles. The converted BMW 1602 models served as a means of transport for the members of the organising committee, and were also deployed as support and ...

 
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All-New BMW Zagato Makes World Debut at 2012 Pebble Beach Concours.

15.08.2012Press Release

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Woodcliff Lake, NJ – August 15, 2012 … BMW will be highly visible this weekend at the 2012 Pebble Beach Concours, Monterey Motorsports Reunion, and Legends of the Autobahn. Making its world debut late in the week will be a new BMW Zagato concept, the second collaboration between these two legendary car companies. The new 2013 BMW 7 Series will make its North American debut with a special highlight on the new 540-hp BMW ALPINA B7 supersedan. Other product ...

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30 years of the second-generation BMW 3 Series. BMW 3 Series Club to visit BMW Group on 16 June 2012 with more than 50 cars.

12.06.2012Press Release

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Munich. To mark the 30th anniversary of the second generation of the BMW 3 Series, the BMW 3 Series Club (E21/E30) e.V. is organising a special gathering from 14 to 19 June 2012. The highlight of the event will be a visit to the BMW Group on Saturday, 16 June 2012.

 
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Back to the future +++ 25 years of the BMW Z1

06.06.2012Press Kit

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It was a true quantum leap: when BMW unveiled the Z1 to the international motoring press in the Italian town of Punta Ala back in autumn 1988, its direct predecessor was parked in the hotel’s inner courtyard – a BMW 507 from the late 1950s, the last time the BMW model range had included a two-seater sports car. The leap through time to the Z1 was in fact even greater than the intervening period of 30 years or so would suggest. Its avant-garde solutions ...

 
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The BMW M Story. 40 Years BMW M GmbH.

16.05.2012Press Kit

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“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. **Details ...

 
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The Champion in Touring Car Racing. 25 years ago the BMW M3 started its unique series of victories.

27.04.2012Press Release

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Munich. In August 1985, a rumour surfaced in motor magazine Auto-Deutschland which emanated from a new sports car. An A Group Car from BMW that was a thoroughbred racing car according to the rules but was also to be produced in a version licensed to drive on open roads for everyday use. Speculation about this dream car that could take to normal roads and was intended for the “Most dynamic among BMW 3 Series drivers” was right on target. But the pundits ...

 
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All-New BMW M5 and 328 Hommage Concept Make North American Debut at Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion and Pebble Beach Concours

19.08.2011Press Release

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Woodcliff Lake, NJ – August 18, 2011... The celebration of the 75th anniversary of the BMW 328 continues with the North American debut of the BMW 328 Hommage Concept at the 2011 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion and the Pebble Beach Concours. The all-new BMW 650i Coupe and Z4 sDrive28i will also be featured this weekend.

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