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Learn How the BMW 3 Series Touring Came To Be

by Mark Jurista on May 07, 2013 at 12:56:00 PM
Learn How the BMW 3 Series Touring Came To Be

The story about the invention of the BMW 3 Series Touring and the beginning of the lifestyle touring. Engineer Max Reisböck wanted to go on vacation with his family, but in the mid 80's regular BMW's were too small for his luggage. That's why he invented the BMW Touring out of a wrecked 3 Series Sedan. Finally, the board of BMW took over his idea.

25 years of v12 powered 7 Series

by Tim Jones on October 28, 2012 at 10:00:00 AM
25 years of v12 powered 7 Series

BMW's second-generation 7 Series, unveiled in 1986, featured two new top-of-the-range sedans whose formidable six-cylinder in-line engines generated universal enthusiasm in the motoring media. Nevertheless, it was an open secret that an even bigger star was waiting in the wings: the first German 12-cylinder luxury model in half a century. Expectations were running high, fueled by BMW's release of various advance...

25 years of v12 powered 7 Series

by Tim Jones on October 26, 2012 at 10:40:08 AM

BMW's second-generation 7 Series, unveiled in 1986, featured two new top-of-the-range sedans whose formidable six-cylinder in-line engines generated universal enthusiasm in the motoring media. Nevertheless, it was an open secret that an even bigger star was waiting in the wings: the first German 12-cylinder luxury model in half a century. Expectations were running high, fueled by BMW's release of various advance...










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