“Celebrate Your Car” Day: Calling all Z4 Drivers!

Since the Z series vehicles don’t follow the standard BMW naming convention, I had to come up with a way to accomodate them. So, since “Z” is the 26th letter of the alphabet they’ll be celebrated on the 26th day of their respective number month. So since today is the 26th day of the 4th […]

Case-of-the-Mondays Question: Feature Your Car

I missed last week for a Case of the Mondays question, sorry about that. I’m back this week though, so let’s get to it! This week I’ve decided to make the question more personal. What’s your favorite picture of your own BMW? Everyone loves to show off their cars, let’s be honest. We put a […]

Restored 1956 BMW 502 Cabrio V8

Last night’s BMWCCA National Capital Chapter social turned out another beautiful restoration: a 1956 BMW 502 Cabrio with a 2.6L V8. The owner actually has his own BMW shop and is very experienced so the end result is pretty much perfect. The 502 was first launched in 1954, and took the title of Germany’s first […]

The New 1M is BMW Doing it Right

BMWBlog posted today some spy photos of the upcoming BMW 1M in typical prototype camouflage. Even with the disguise the car looks good and evident of some ///M tuning. It’s also evidence of BMW acknowledging the enthusiast community and the complaints about cars getting too big. It’s an important piece in BMW moving into the future without […]

Restored BMW 2000tii Touring

This past Thursday I was at a social for the BMW Car Club of America National Capital Chapter. Now that the weather’s getting nicer the turnout is getting larger, the more exotic/classic Bimmers are showing up. This week was one I’d never seen before: a 1972 2000tii Touring. It was fully restored, complete with Colorado […]

Milbloggies: Get Your Vote In!

The annual Milblogging conference is coming up, and as part of the event they have awards for military bloggers in various categories, one for each of the armed services and support categories as well. Here’s the best part: they’re reader’s choice awards, so you get to vote for your favorite in each category! I’m not […]

Every BMW 3 Series has 2,500HP…In Its Brakes

This was published on Jalopnik, and was such a cool statistic that I just had to reblog it. Apparently in response to the recent Toyota recall situation, BMW engineers decided to calculate the braking power of the 3 series. According to Jalopnik: “The engineers arrived at the 2,500 HP number after measuring the car’s 60-0 […]

Case-of-the-Mondays Question: Engine Time

For this week’s “Case-of-the-Mondays” question, we get a bit more technical. Last week was a simple question of what your favorite BMW vehicle is. This week I’d like to drill a bit deeper into the build of BMWs, and focus on engines. What do you think is the best production BMW engine of all time? […]

BMW Plans to Cease Production of M3

BMW announced today that they’ll be cancelling their iconic high-performance vehicle, the M3. The company plans to end production of the car at the end of this year, and has no plans to restart production or roll out a new version. Citing declining sales and a poor economy with an unsure future, along with an […]

Alex Albrecht has a BMW M3

Alex Albrecht, cohost of the show Diggnation and a few other shows on Revision3, also happens to be a BMW guy. For a while he’s been leasing a 335i and has mentioned it a few times on Diggnation. Recently though, his lease came up and he opted to make the jump into ///M – and […]