Each year over 100 classic BMWs make a trek to the Brisbane Marina, turning a quaint, San Francisco Bay park into a BMW-haven. The Bay Area 02 Swap and Show is the mecca for all things BMW 2002. Even in Germany, the motherland, there are few events that come close.
Seattle-native Matt LaCross has been creating continuous-line ink drawings more than twenty years. His masterpieces are composed from a single thought, with one consistent flow of ink and no preliminary sketches. Once the pen meets paper, it's not lifted until the piece is complete.
The Bay Area '02 Swap and Show attracts BMW 2002s from all over California. Hosted at the Brisbane Marina on the San Francisco Bay, there are few better backdrops to host a classic car gathering.
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.
It was a typical dark and rainy day in Seattle, but you can't expect anything more from February. Luckily, 10+ 2002s and their owners were not perturbed, because the mood was light.
Where do you go to satisfy your BMW fan-boy itch when Munich and the European Delivery experience are simply out of the question?
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.
Looking at the photos, the two cars are identical. 2011 and 2012 BMW e82 135i M-Sports in Space Grey Metallic. But keen eyes will quickly notice the 2012 features - facelifted front and rear lighting.
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.
Bimmerfest: the annual mecca for BMW fanatics of all types. A place where owners unveil their unique creations and relish over the countless late nights spent in the garage.
One of many great Monterey Car Week events, Legends of the Autobahn is a gathering of BMW, Audi, and Mercedes owners alike.
Period Correct hosted an open house on Saturday, March 5th, attracting a gathering of many nice Porsches, among other rarities, including a Renault Turbo 2, Mercedes 190E 2.5-16, and more.
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.
If you are a fan of classic cars, and BMWs in particular, then SoCal Vintage is something to put on your bucket list.