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cars: you will find here the listing of
all BMW cars, all important BMW designers including the famous past
stylists, listing of all M-cars, listing of all Alpina cars, BMW cars "E" and "F" codes and engine "M" codes, directory of the best BMW tuning firms all over the world, best aftermarket original BMW parts shops in Europe and in
the US, review of all BMW Art Cars, the history of the BMW logo emblem and
the evolution of the BMW radiator grille.
For the past
eighty four years, BMW made many fantastic cars. Here is the list of all
BMW models and the years they have been produced.
The era of BMW has been
divided into periods depending on time they were produced. The i brand of
the BMW is represented.
BMW has given to all its modern
cars as well as to all its motors different letter and number codes. The
sameBMW car chassis may have different motors and the
identical motor may be built into many different cars. No other carmaker makes so many
versions of the identical looking car to match the needs of its clients.
of 1972 BMW has established a special division called Motorsports GmbH
often also called M-Technik to support drivers racing on BMW cars. Since
then, changes in several BMW cars were introduced in suspension,
transmission, engine, chassis and styling. Sometimes a completely new
BMW M-car has been created using only main elements of chassis of its
While Alpina is
production entity, the company since its beginnings, works closely with BMW producing tuned
ultimate performance versions of the BMW cars in a truly
luxurious edition. All Alpinas are surrounded by great admiration. They
are truly the dream cars of every BMW fan.
decades, BMW designs drew controversies, being always ahead of its
time. While not always a commercial success, BMW cars were seen as pieces
of art and people who created them were recognized as the
world's most interesting designers. Traditionally hiring foreign
designers, mostly Italian and French, in XXI century BMW drew to its ranks designers from all over
the world with several very talented women among them as well as
exciting young German automotive designers.
The BMW logo emblem history. The blue and white round BMW logo has almost 100 years. Inspired by the traditional
flag of Bavaria and originally intended as a graphic representation of the fast turning airplane
propeller, the BMW roundel is today a symbol of joy of
BMW cars are
objects of love for thousands of engineers all over the world. Many
companies are trying to improve BMW cars performances and change the original BMW styling by bringing the new ideas. All these wonderful
cars have one in common – through their tuning they never make
the driver bored.
The BMW cars are renowned for their quality. When the rare moment of the
part replacement approaches, consider buying an original BMW part
removed from another BMW vehicle. These BMW parts traditionally
cost half of the new replacement part price. We list the suppliers of
original, used BMW parts in Europe and America. The address for
the new parts is all over the world the same – the BMW dealer.
the idea of artists transforming cars in their own, individual way.
Famous pop artists as Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and Robert Rauschenberg,
as well as modern art classics as Alexander Calder and modern, fashionable
artists as David Hockney, redesigned existing BMW
cars. Today the BMW art cars are the rare museum objects -
artifacts which ask for speed.
BMW kidney shape
radiator cover - called often 'BMW grille', is since 1932 one of the
characteristics of the brand. Its evolution shows development and
continuity of design.
BMWism is a site published by people
fascinated by the BMW automobiles. BMWism publishers are not associated in
any way except for the proud ownership of the BMW car, with BMW AG or any of
The BMW name, the names of the specific BMW automobiles and the BMW
logo used on this website are the property of BMW AG, München