Service centres for classic BMW and Mini models to be set up
9 April 2010

BMW is expanding its network of official classic car restoration centres.

The centres will work under the name of Classic Centres, and be set up in the same way as BMW's Historic Workshop, which maintains the factory's own classic car collection. The Historic Workshop already holds 30,000 components for historic BMW cars and motorbikes.

See the BMW technicians at work on some classics

Services will include re-manufacturing discontinued parts to factory certification, certifying the authenticity of cars and bikes and preparing vehicles for re-sale.

A dedicated motorsport division has also been launched to tend to vintage BMWs and Minis. This division will offer support at events.

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9 April 2010

This is a wonderful idea .If you've got heritage , looking after it properly makes a lot of sense.

9 April 2010

[quote Uncle Mellow]

This is a wonderful idea .If you've got heritage , looking after it properly makes a lot of sense.

[/quote]Agreed and they could extend it further to looking after WW2 Aero engines. :-) And other British cars made in the factories following the war to help get the economy back on track.

Joking apart this is something other manufacturers should consider.

9 April 2010

yes, i remember nissan restored a number of 240z's a few year ago, and sold them with dealership warranties. eat lots of pickles.

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9 April 2010

[quote kcrally]

yes, i remember nissan restored a number of 240z's a few year ago, and sold them with dealership warranties. eat lots of pickles.

[/quote]They also did a number of R34's

9 April 2010

This is just begging the question...

will you now be able to buy a new BMW that rides properly?

:¬)

9 April 2010

Great to see. BMW have a fantastic history, and it is good to see they are taking steps to acknowledge and preserve it.

Next, get all your designers and engineers to spend time in and around these magnificent cars so they can get an idea of what a BMW should be like, because obviously all of Chris Bangle's evangelism has filled their heads with rubbish, so that they have forgotten how to make them.

9 April 2010

Great news that is more companies should do this and it will help attract people to keep there cars within the BMW service network instead of going to BMW specialists.

Guess it will also attract a huge variety of bmw and Mini owners does this mean they will be offering parts of the original minis aswell I can imagine alot of the original mini owners would love that to be available for them

19 September 2012

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15 July 2014
BMW is the most popular German manufactured car that is introducing new new features day by day as technology developing. BMW is also giving a smooth driving and luxury option to people who are maintaining it properly.So the responsibility of car owner is to take care of his car as well as the servicing part of it in a regular basis.We have different options for car servicing.

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