Before BMW was - in the U.S. market - the 'ultimate driving machine', it was often identified as the British Motor Works; there was, in short, very little signifying the brand as German, for there was very little evidence of its small product lineup stateside. That all changed with the late-'60s introduction of BMW's 1600 and 2002. The latter, with a high performance 2.0 liter powertrain, essentially defined 'sport sedan' for an entire generation of owners and enthusiasts. The 2002 was followed in the 1970's by more mature entries in more upmarket segments, including the 320i, 528i, 630 CSI and 733i luxury 4-door.

Fifty years removed from the 1600, BMW is a wide-ranging lineup of sedans, sport coupes and crossovers. The 320i and its more performance-oriented offshoots continue to define the modern sport sedan, while the '5', '6' and '7'-Series perform a similarly upscale function in 2017 as they collectively did in 1977. The newest dynamic, of course, in today's BMW showroom is the crossover, and BMW has that box checked with everything from an entry-level X1 to top-of-the-range X6 coupe crossover. Finally, the new century is fully evident on today's BMW showroom with the launch of BMW's i3 hatch and i8 performance coupe.


2017 BMW M240
2017 BMW M240
MSRP:
$51,050
Engine:
3.0L I-6
MPG:
21 City / 31 HWY
2017 BMW X4
2017 BMW X4
MSRP:
$45,550
Engine:
2.0L I-4
MPG:
20 City / 27 HWY
2017 BMW i3
2017 BMW i3
MSRP:
$42,400
Engine:
MPG:
137 City / 111 HWY
2017 BMW X5
2017 BMW X5
MSRP:
$57,800
Engine:
3.0L I-6
MPG:
18 City / 24 HWY
2017 BMW 430
2017 BMW 430
MSRP:
$42,150
Engine:
2.0L I-4
MPG:
23 City / 34 HWY
2017 BMW X6
2017 BMW X6
MSRP:
$63,700
Engine:
3.0L I-6
MPG:
18 City / 24 HWY
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