Gordon Gekko’s Garage: Jaguar XJ6 & BMW 325E

As many of you know, I dig 80’s imports – and own a car like one of the ones featured here. It seems this garage or storage building in Western Massachusetts houses some leftovers of 1980’s… more»

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1981 BMW M1 – 8,000 original miles

Though not found in a barn, this 1981 BMW M1 (one of 430) has been stored somewhere (perhaps in a barn) most of its life and accumulated fewer than 8,000 original miles on its original tires!… more»

Mark’s Winter Project: 1959 BMW Isetta

As cold and brutal as winter can be, there’s one perk that comes with the cold and that’s having a reason to stay in the heated comfort of the garage (if your so lucky at least)!… more»

German Driver: 1973 BMW 2002 Tii

On my bucket list of cars to drive is a BMW 2002 “roundie,” i.e. a 1973 year model or earlier 2002 with the round rear tail lights. When he was younger, my father imported a brand-new… more»

Solid Barn Find E9: 1973 BMW 3.0CS

If you follow the sale history of project-grade BMW E9 coupes, you’ll likely notice these cars attract rust like fleas to a dog. On the flip side, when one is seemingly solid, bidders do not hesitate… more»

Euro Delivery Survivor: 1980 BMW 320i

As many of you know, I own a Euro-market 1980 BMW 320 that is part of the E21 chassis family. This clean 1980 320i is an American-market model, complete with a fuel-injected four-cylinder and huge U.S.-mandated… more»

The Costs of a Rebuild: Basketcase E30 M3

Similar to the aircooled Porsche 911, E30-chassis BMW M3s have enjoyed a rapid rise in price. Owners who bought them as weekend cars or track beaters in the late 90s and early 2000s likely netted themselves… more»

How Did I Get Here? 1983 BMW 745i

Do you ever see a once-exotic car in a sad state—or even just in an unexpected place—and ask: How did that get there? Such is the case for this 1983 BMW 745i, a not-for-U.S.-sale, ultra-expensive turbo supersedan… more»

U.S. Looks, Euro Flair: 1977 BMW 530i

Here’s an interesting hybrid: there’s no overlooking the enormous, Federally-mandated bumpers on this 1977 BMW 530i, but the equipment level of this car shows a European sensibility rarely seen on U.S.-market cars. We’ll get further into that… more»

Tow Yard Find: 1977 BMW 630 CSI

BMW’s E24-series two-doors, affectionately known by its fans as the big coupe, is a sensible starter classic. The engine is long-lived and durable and the styling puts examples like this 1977 630 CSI among the top… more»

The Extra 10% is MAGIC! 1967 BMW 2000CS

Can you believe it? This 1967 BMW 2000CS is one hundred and ten percent original! I was going to joke that the extra ten percent was the factory rust installed at the Karmann coachworks where the… more»

Sport Package Survivor: 1982 BMW 320i

The E21 platform series is typically ignored for its unfortunate arrival between the iconic 2002 and legendary E30 of the late 80s. However, ignoring it doesn’t achieve anything, as these cars effectively continued the 2002 formula… more»

Ausgezeichnet in Avocado: 1978 BMW 728

I studied German for a solid seven years in school, but the only use I’ve ever found for my efforts is trawling eBay Germany for Euro-market vintage cars and fantasizing about traveling around Europe in style… more»