Tag: BMW

BMW motorrad unveils the ‘type 18’ R nineT scrambler custom bike by auto fabrica

during 2019’s edition of the ‘wheels and waves’ festival in biarritz, france, BMW motorrad presents the new ‘type 18’ R nineT scrambler custom bike built by auto fabrica. this most recent interpretation, developed by brothers bujar and gazmend muharremi, began with the duo taking inspiration from the BMW museum in munich. after marvelling at the […]

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Jaguar Land Rover and BMW Partner Up on Electrification

On the eve of D-Day, a British automaker and its German rival have teamed up to defeat a modern foe: spiraling development costs born of electrification. Europe’s going green these days, and the need to ditch diesel (and eventually gas) to satisfy the boys on Brussel, coupled with a general cooling off in Western demand, […]

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BMW revives marcello gandini’s 1970s classic garmisch concept car at villa d’este

at the 2019 edition of concorso d’eleganza in villa d’este, italy, BMW has unveiled the recreation of the BMW garmisch, a classic concept car designed by marcello gandini for bertone. first presented at the geneva motorshow in 1970, the car simply vanished after its debut. with this revival, BMW pays homage to one of italy’s […]

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BMW motorrad concept R18 is ‘an analogue statement in a digital age’

against the backdrop of a bustling mix of the traditional and the modern on show at the concorso d’eleganza villa d’este, BMW motorrad presents an engaging alternative. conceived as a return to the brand’s core, but with a modern twist, the BMW motorrad concept R18 focuses on maximizing a bike’s most fundamental components. ‘the biggest […]

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Toyota Supra: More Power Than Advertised?

Not everyone was enthusiastic about Toyota’s decision to co-develop its Supra with BMW. As an icon of the brand, some complained that Bavarian involvement sullied what should have a been a purely Japanese automobile. We wouldn’t go that far (though certain telltale signs of BMW’s hand come off as slightly off-putting). Still, an interior that borrows heavily […]

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