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9k Mile Red Beauty: 1972 BMW 2002

BMW’s 02 Series was available in a variety of exterior paint colors, with the company offering various bright and eye-catching colors for the sporty coupe. This past September, I wrote about an Inka Orange 2002 that was a major… more»

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Bubble Find: Like-New 1997 BMW 740i

This 1997 BMW 740i in Gogolin Slaski, Poland is currently sealed in its own plastic bubble, where it has been isolated from pollutants and anything else that might damage it. After spending the past few decades of being protected… more»

$11K in Maintenance: 1988 BMW M5

This 1988 BMW M5 is a one the more iconic sports sedans ever made, still revered today for its performance and everyday livability. The seller of this example claims he has just completed nearly $12,000 in recent maintenance but… more»

Drop Top Rarity: 1971 BMW 1602 Convertible

  If you’re a fan of BMW’s classic 2002, you have likely found the idea of a convertible version appealing at one point or another. Sadly, BMW didn’t officially import a drop-top version of its classic two-door sedan, and… more»

Junkyard Find: BMW-Powered 1988 Mercedes Hartge F1

As someone who routinely rescues rare vehicles out of junkyards, finding a car like this is on a whole other level. This may look like your bread-and-butter W124-chassis Mercedes-Benz 300E, but it’s actually a completely bonkers one-off built by… more»

Ultimate Driving Machine: 1989 BMW 325i Touring

I’m sure I’ll always have a soft spot for station wagons. My high school (and beyond) car was a 1992 Honda Accord wagon. While of the same era, the only common ground between my Honda and this 1989 BMW… more»

Numbers Matching Tii: 1973 BMW 2002

This 1973 BMW 2002 Tii is a nicely preserved example that remains highly original despite a repaint from its original Sahara paint job to the current red finish. The car is not only numbers-matching, but it also retains what… more»

40 Years Owned: 1969 BMW 1600

This 1969 BMW 1600 is the precursor to the well-loved BMW 2002, and sought after by some enthusiasts for being an earlier model that we see in far fewer quantities than the aforementioned crowd-pleaser. This example is said to… more»

Clean and Stock E30: 1991 BMW 318is

This 1991 BMW 318is is a nicely kept driver-quality example that thankfully hasn’t been significantly altered from stock like so many of these E30-chassis cars. The “IS” designation on the end of the model nomenclature indicates this is a… more»

Worth The Effort? 1957 BMW Isetta 300

At first glance, it would be easy to write this 1957 BMW Isetta 300 off as a project car that has deteriorated beyond salvation. However, when you start to take a closer look it becomes apparent that things might… more»

Rare Sports Sedan: 1988 Alpina B10 3.5

As the resident BMW fanatic (though that’s slowly changing – I seem to be obsessed with 4×4 Isuzus as of late), the name Alpina is synonymous with high performance, limited production BMWs that remain coveted for seemingly the entire… more»

High Mileage Driver: 1988 BMW M3

This 1988 BMW M3 may have mileage that is approaching 300,000, but that’s not stopping bidders from pushing the bid total up to almost $30,000. While the rapid rise in value for the E30 chassis M3s has been well… more»

5,800 Original Miles: 1995 BMW M3

As the former owner of a 1995 BMW M3, this pristine, low-mileage example strikes a very personal chord. I loved that car, hands-down the best vehicle I ever owned. Mine was also Alpine White like this example, with those… more»

Round Taillight Survivor: 1971 BMW 2002

This 1971 BMW 2002 is a desirable round taillight model that the seller claims runs and drives quite well. The color appears to be Sahara, which is a great shade of paint on a vintage BMW like this. Sporting… more»

Crazy Interior: 1991 BMW 325i Convertible

This 1991 BMW 325ic convertible has more than a few things going for it, including a rare paint code, a rust-free chassis, and the preferred combination of the 2.5L inline-six and five-speed manual transmission. The car has lived in… more»

Sweet Square Tail: 1974 BMW 2002Tii

For myself and many other automotive enthusiasts, BMW’s 02 Series is a “bucket list” vehicle to own. While countless examples of the iconic sports car are projects that require significant time and cash, this 1974 BMW 2002Tii that’s available… more»