Tag Archives: BMW

Cross Cultural Assault Weapon

6 Oct

The family friendly Bavarian missile wearing Japan-built 57 Motorsport G07FXX wheels

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Bimmerstock 2013

8 Sep

Beautiful day out here in NY so a bun h of friends headed to #Bimmerstock today. It’s an annual show with mainly BMW’s (and scattered other higher end cars). The town of Glen Cove basically had the main streets closed for the events. Was generally disappointed with the turnout this year vs previous years, so here are a few of the nicer shots. The E46 was particularly impressive as it sported an HPF turbo kit pushing ~ 750whp and a very Supra-esque dyno curve. Last year there were a whole huge gathering of E30’s and other exotics. This year they were either absent, or left before we got there.

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Spotted: Bavarian Classic

25 Aug

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Duck, Duck, Duck…….Tail

4 Jul

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The German Invasion

16 Jun

Zee Germans made a solid showing this morning as well. Several of the rarer beasts from deep in the Black Forest are shown. Unfortunately none of the rarer Audi’s or Mercedes were in attendance, but nevertheless there were some amazing treasures there.

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The Other M(1)

16 Jun

Yesterday we showed one of BMW’s most coveted cars of the modern era – the 1M.

Here is an M creation from 3 decades ago. Built in conjunction with Lamborghini for homoloized racing purposes. Only 456 were ever made so seeing one in the flesh is a rare treat.

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Mach Schnell

8 Jun

A very, very rare sighting from last weeks Greenwich Concours

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Track Ready Roundel

5 May

E36M3GTR

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M3 GTR, in its BMW livery. Super rare gnarly toothed beast of a car.

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Never Lift

30 Mar

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Timo’s New Office

13 Feb

Timo Glock showed off his new office earlier today

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Bilstein Sport Suspension Kit BMW 3 Series

5 Oct

If you’re after a cost effective way to lower your E30 look no further! Kit contains 4 Bilstein Sport Shocks and matched lowering springs. Drops the car about an inch up front and .75 inches out back

Contact z1sales@z1auto.com to order your kit!

Legends of the Euro Motorway

23 Sep

Some pics of the cars on display. Some rare machines inside!

The event was pretty much organized by marque. It’s a huge propery so enty of room to walk around and get a food look at the cars. Great place for an event.

Pair of 500E’s. A true sleeper.

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Big 6.3 liter V8 in an otherwise stately looking sedan.

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Colorful cars and characters!

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Executive suite

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Onto the Porsche’s

This first one is a very rare car. 911 ClubSport in a gorgeous dark blue. Only 5k original miles.

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Right next to it was one of the few RS America’s on display. Another rare version of the venerable 911. A factory lightweight intended to go racing.

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80’s Baby

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A real rare treat: genuine 2.7RS

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Couple spots away was this stripped out 911 that was labelled as a prototype. Will have to do some digging on what it is as I’m not quite sure

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A few spots away was this 911 Sport Classic. With more than a few styling nods to the 2.7RS

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911 Speedster

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The lone 928 at the event. This one is an ’87 S4. Still a head turner

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968 was the only one of its kind there as well. This came in between the 944 and the Boxster in Porshe’s entry level lineup. Short lived run but a great looking car

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911 GT2 – future classic

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Original Turbo

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Early 911 Turbo

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Beautiful 911S

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Only a handful of Astons and the one McClaren from a dealership.

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Next up were the BMW’s

Seems the E30 is a very popular platform even today. And values keep going north. Many have 6 cylinder swaps from later M’s, some retained the original 4 banger.

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Wish I could have gotten a good shot of the car this seat belongs to. It was stunning with bright red paint, S54 swap, and the ubiquitous LM’s

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The first M5. Boxy but sexy

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Later M5…another iconic vehicle

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This very purple-ey 320i (or was it a 2002?) had an M swap

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A few cars were away from the rest of their group for some reason.

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Levity

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I wish the import guys could organize something similar out here instead of the obnoxious club music, import ehem-“model”, gaudy = trophy affairs that usually are out on this coast.

Merger

9 Sep

A few people throughout the day approached me to ask what wheels I had. They noticed the Work caps (since I’ve put the red ones in now, they stand out more). They are mesh, but they aren’t the typical VSXX.

One guy in particular knew they were rare right off the bat as he owns a set even rarer. Work Brombacher Mesh, but made in the BMW bolt pattern. He said they were not redrilled but rather part of a handful Work Japan made. Very cool

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The Rest from Gold Coast Concous/Bimmerstock

9 Sep

In no particular order

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A Sea of E30’s

9 Sep

The E30 M3 is an iconic, cult status type car that many of us have listed at and admired from afar. They weren’t made in quite the robust numbers of later M3’s though, so finding one is always part of the challenge. I remember in high school in the early 90’s, 2 friends of mine had them – one in a funky orangey-red color, the other black. But seeing one now isn’t all that common. Whereas the later E46 and E92 are all over the place here in NY.

There was no shortage of E30 M3’s here. I don’t follow much of the BMW side of things but it appears the inline 6 S series engine swap is more and more common. Would love to drive one; on paper it seems like a winning combo. Anyone reading have direct experience they can share?

The white one with the gold BBS was probably my favorite looking overall. But they really all look great, with their boxy fenders and various classic BBS wheels. They look like a race car. And even by modern standards it’s not lost any of it’s curb appeal. Sure, I love the Japanese stuff and the rare, esoteric JDM parts, but I equally love learning about new stuff. There is as much cool, rare and interesting BMW stuff as there is JDM stuff. And of course, their owners are no less passionate than the hardest core BMW guys

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Gotta keep things water tight – necessity is the mother of invention!

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