Recently imported from France, this 1964 BMW 1800 was found hidden amongst the campsites at Laguna Seca Raceway during the 2016 Historics. Covered in early morning dew, the car couldn't have been more photogenic.
When I think of a car museum, I picture rows upon rows of 1930-1960s American cars that begin to all look the same. That is exactly what the Petersen is not. The Petersen Automotive Museum, located in Los Angeles, CA is one of the most diverse collections of cars anywhere on the planet.
When the owner first tossed me the keys, I wasn't sure what to expect. Coming from classic cars, my idea of the perfect driving experience involves a connectedness that you can only get from analog features - manual steering, a manual gearbox, and the likes.
Even after attending for three years in a row, SoCal Vintage never ceases to bring a smile to my face the second I pull in. Hosted at Woodley Park in Van Nuys, just outside of Los Angeles, SoCal Vintage is the mecca for classic BMWs - most from the 70s and 80s.
The 1986-1991 BMW 325iX is a rare bird. Built at the end of the legendary E30 body style production run, the 325iX took the already successful platform and added a viscous-coupling, Audi-slaying, all-wheel-drive system.
It's hard to know what any automotive event will be like until you experience it for yourself, but when the surrounding streets are lined with Porsche GT cars, BMW M cars, Nissan Skylines, and Lamborghini SVs, there’s no question the event will be something special.
On a classic, sunny California Saturday morning, Pacific Motorcars hosted their first Cars and Coffee this past weekend in Gardena. The turnout was diverse, with the largest showing coming from the Ferrari crowd.
Just a few days prior to the closing of the 6th Street Bridge in Downtown Los Angeles, a legendary car meet was organized to commemorate the history of the bridge and to celebrate the car culture in the area.
Bought and absorbed by BMW in the late 1960s, Glas was a german auto maker best know for their Goggomobil microcars. Rare and usually unheard of, Glas also made a limited run of sexy GT coupés designed by famous Italian auto designer Pietro Frua.
This 1969 BMW 2002 for sale on eBay in Brazil is claimed to be the uber rare 2002ti (touring internationale); a model with high compression and dual carburetors believed by some to exist in smaller numbers than the highly collectible 2002 turbo due to its history in racing.
Europe always gets the cool cars, and this one is no exception. Up for sale in Germany, this 1974 BMW 2002 is a true euro-spec car, meaning it has the beautiful slim bumpers, no ugly US side markers, no smog equipment, among a host of other small details.