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moparnocar 11-29-2012 12:57 PM

What model of BMW is this
Came across this picture

What kind of bmw is this?

Absolutely beautiful in my opinion

Newman271 11-30-2012 06:14 AM

Not sure, but your right it is pretty.

Andrew*Debbie 11-30-2012 08:31 AM

Looks like heavily modified detroit iron to me. The lines remind me of a GM F Body. Something like a Firebird convertible. If not than your user name suggests a Dodge or Plymouth.

The front clip is entirely wrong for a BMW.

terranuser 11-30-2012 09:09 AM

1969 BMW 2800 Spicup (from Google image search,

Zeichen311 11-30-2012 09:48 AM

Pretty, if not the least BMW-like for the time. What a terrific example of the style sensibilities of its era, though--the Space Age/Mod vibe is really goin' on! If I saw it at a concours I would half-expect someone in a velvet Nehru jacket and Beatle boots to come running up, jump in and drive off with a cry of "Thunderbirds are go!" :)

Andrew*Debbie 11-30-2012 10:49 AM


Originally Posted by terranuser (Post 7223177)
1969 BMW 2800 Spicup (from Google image search,

wow. Didn't look Italian from the front.

This view has obvious Bertone style cues.

Bertone Logo visible in the Targa bar on this one:

Donm 11-30-2012 05:58 PM

Interesting but.....

One ugly car!

The front view is the nicest.

MMME30W 11-30-2012 07:01 PM

Wow. Never seen a BMW that...ugly.

reytran 11-30-2012 09:22 PM

That years. That design definitely belong to America. The grills look like they are sticked to the front.

IMO, its someone swapped the bmw engine into a american muscle body. Then trying to show some appreciation to the company by convert it into BMW with logo and grills

SD Z4MR 12-01-2012 08:16 AM


Originally Posted by MMME30W (Post 7224231)
Wow. Never seen a BMW that...ugly.

Yeah, definitely uglier than the Z1! Maybe it would look better with a different paint job, but that interior makes me want to barf...into the interior!

hellosopo 12-01-2012 11:01 AM

That green in the interior is a bit much, but I like a lot of other things about this car.

Autoblog had a great series of photos of it a year ago:

moparnocar 12-01-2012 02:47 PM

I love the front end! The rest I am not too crazy about. But was just curious on what bmw it was and you guys nailed it! great forum!!

Donm 12-04-2012 04:04 AM

Perhaps the precursor to the TR7, The Lead Wedge?

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