Munich-based exhibition covers BMW's long engineering history in fine style
13 December 2014

It’s a cliché to call a museum a ‘treasure trove’ but in the case of the BMW museum in Munich it’s necessary to make an exception. 

Based right by BMW’s distinctive ‘Four-Cylinder’ HQ in Munich and just across the road from BMW Welt, a giant BMW brand experience centre, where buyers can also pick up their freshly made cars.

The BMW covers the company’s activities right from its origins in the design and manufacturing of aircraft engines, its long history of motorcycles through its first steps in car manufacturing to its current position as the biggest premium automotive brand in the world.

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13 December 2014
The 1600-2 did not come out in 1996 as the caption says.

14 December 2014
owenmahamilton wrote:

The 1600-2 did not come out in 1996 as the caption says.

Yep, and the 90s 3 series was an E36, not an E63.

I'm not a BMW fan and even I know that.

Editor - check these things before publishing!

14 December 2014
sirwiggum wrote:
owenmahamilton wrote:

The 1600-2 did not come out in 1996 as the caption says.

Yep, and the 90s 3 series was an E36, not an E63.

I'm not a BMW fan and even I know that.

Editor - check these things before publishing!

To add to the list: that looks to be an E46 M3 CSL - which had more that 338 bhp; 355 in fact.

Admittedly, there's a lot of stuff there to fact check accurately I guess.

13 December 2014
The Z1 was developed by BMW's Technik division. For whatever reason Technik didn't develop any more models, at least none that I know of. I wonder what happened to it!

13 December 2014
Overdrive wrote:

The Z1 was developed by BMW's Technik division. For whatever reason Technik didn't develop any more models, at least none that I know of. I wonder what happened to it!

Forschung und Technik. Still going within the BMW group as a R&D think tank.

13 December 2014
Some of these BMWs had been Wheelers Dealers Mike Brewer & Ed China were buying & fixing them & selling in good profit. Which is pretty Excellent &cool.

14 December 2014
BMW M3 Fina colours.

www.KOOOLcr.com

 

14 December 2014
So it "cover's BMW long engineering history", doe's it? The standard's of litterassy are getting wurst around hear...

14 December 2014
What? No E3 (2500 - 3.3Li)? IMO the most beautiful 4-door BMW ever.

Also no 507 either.

I hope these important models are in the actual museum and it's just that the picture editor for whatever reason didn't include them.

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