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Wed, 14 Sep 2016 16:48:56 GMT

Here's Your Chance to Own an Alpina-Tuned BMW 2000tii Touring  -  Yahoo Sports
It's hard not to love the BMW's New Class sedans of the 1960s and 1970s. Especially in 2002 form, they're classic sports sedans with a timeless design that cemented BMW's place in the automotive world as the manufacturer of the ultimate driving machine.
Mon, 13 Jun 2016 21:36:23 GMT

New class of BMW Scholars graduates  -  Anderson Independent Mail
The 30 graduates were officially hired as full-time BMW production, automotive, logistics, and equipment service associates. "Developing the future workforce is critical to the continued growth and success of our company," said Manfred Erlacher ...
Thu, 10 Mar 2016 10:00:48 GMT

Legends and Legacies: BMW 1500  -  Astro Awani
But it wasn't until 1962 that BMW started creating their trademark luxury vehicles known as the Neue Klasse, or in English, the New Class. These cars came after the creation of the Isetta, a strange contraption whose steering column was attached to the ...
Mon, 02 Nov 2015 20:48:25 GMT

Photoshoot: BMW 2002 'Joe Lombardo'  -  BMWBLOG (blog)
After World War II, the New Class was the first return to the 1.5 liter – 2.0 liter class of automobiles by the German car maker. The New Class ensured BMW's solvency after the company's financial crises of the 1950s and established the identity of BMW ...
Thu, 24 Sep 2015 11:04:59 GMT

BMW's 2002: How This Car Made the Company What It Is Today  -  The Cheat Sheet
The New Class cars already had a gem of an engine in BMW's overhead cam M10 engine. And with each passing year, its engineers managed to get more out of it. The 2000 four-door came in '66, and the two-door 2002 followed in '68. The success of the ...
Sun, 12 Jul 2015 01:44:33 GMT

The iconic E12 BMW 5 Series - Photoshoot  -  BMWBLOG (blog)
The E12 was the first car to bear the 5 Series moniker, denoting BMW's fifth “New Class” platform. BMW produced the E12 between 1972 and 1981 before it replaced by the equally famous E28 5 Series. The E12 models were fitted with a variety of engines.
Wed, 08 Jul 2015 22:17:48 GMT

BMW 2002 Restomod Project Has Perfect Mix of New & Old  -  Super Street Network (blog)
Following in fashion with the earlier New Class models, the 1600-2 (or 1602 as it came to be called later) was given the "ti" (touring international) treatment by giving the 1.6L M10 a 9.5:1 compression ratio and dual Solex PHH side-draft carburetors ...
Thu, 11 Jun 2015 17:58:34 GMT

BMW's new 7-Series luxury sedan is packed with gadgets that will make you smile  -  Business Insider Australia
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class is the benchmark to which all luxury sedans are compared. For decades, the competition has been trying to play catch up — and this includes BMW's 7-Series. For 2016, the Bavarian maker of the “ultimate driving machine” has a ...
Thu, 11 Jun 2015 01:41:43 GMT

BMW's New 7-Series Debuts Hand-Signal Technology to Regain Edge  -  Bloomberg
The debut of the flagship model, which goes on sale in October, is critical for BMW's new chief executive officer, Harald Krueger. The brand's slowing sales growth stems in part from fading demand for the outgoing 7-Series, which competes with the S ...
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 08:50:00 GMT
These Bavarian classics inspired BMW design director Karim Habib  -  Classic Driver
As niche strategies were adopted by various car-makers to increase sales in the 1960s – from cheap to expensive, from sporty to luxurious – BMW's 'New Class' found itself pitched against Alfa Romeo's high-priced, sporting machines. The reference to ...