|BMW CONCEPT NINETY|
|Cernobbio. 90 years of BMW Motorrad, 90 years of two-wheeled history – hardly another motorcycle manufacturer can boast such a longstanding and successful heritage as BMW. The BMW R 90 S likewise has cause to celebrate: the BMW Motorrad design icon turns 40 this year. As a tribute to both these anniversaries, the BMW Group is presenting a very special model at the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este 2013: the BMW Concept Ninety. In partnership with the custom bike company Roland Sands Design, the B...[Read more...]|
|Bmw And Paris Photo Celebrate The Tenth Anniversary Of Their Partnership With Andy Warhol'S 1979 Bmw Art Car|
|At the inaugural fair of Paris Photo at LA's Paramount Pictures Studios, BMW is proud to present the M1 BMW Art Car by Andy Warhol, created by the pop artist in 1979, as well as rare making of footage of this work. Originally raced in Le Mans, Warhol in his own words meant to 'give a vivid depiction of speed. If a car is really fast, all contours and colors will become blurred.'
Since 1975, prominent artists from throughout the world have designed BMW automobiles of their times, all making ex...[Read more...]|
|Twin triumph for Mercedes-Benz in the 2013 Auto Trophy Classic|
|• Mercedes-Benz 600 comes out top in the luxury class category
• The 123-series T-Model estate victorious in the mid-range class
• More than 23,500 readers of specialist magazine Auto Zeitung Classic Cars took part in the vote
Two models from the Mercedes-Benz stable secured impressive victories in their vehicle classes in the inaugural Auto Trophy Classic. Readers of specialist magazine Auto Zeitung Classic Cars voted the Mercedes-Benz 600 and the 123-series T-Model estate the winners in...[Read more...]|
|BMW GROUP SALES CLIMB 23.0% IN NOVEMBER|
|The BMW Group experienced growth on all continents in November and achieved another record month in sales. With 170,932 (prev. yr. 138,954) BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce brand automobiles delivered worldwide, sales were 23.0% higher than in the same month last year. It was also the best first eleven months for the company, with sales up 10.1% compared to the same period last year. A total of 1,664,088 BMW Group vehicles were delivered during this time (prev. yr. 1,510,857), just short of the total n...[Read more...]|
|BMW North America Chairman to Drive One of Three BMW-Owned Cars in Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion|
|It's not every day that the chairman of an automobile company swaps his suit and tie for a Nomex driving suit and straps himself into a race car, but that's Ludwig Willisch's style. As head of BMW North America, Willisch will pilot a 1975 BMW 3.0 CSL at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion August 17-19 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
The BMW 3.0 CSL that Willisch will be driving is one of only five team cars campaigned by BMW North America in 1975 and 1976, winning IMSA races at Sebring, Maz...[Read more...]|