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Harald Ertl's custom Autogas BMW M1 broke 300 km/h, and now it's for sale

Its engine and bodywork were both altered for the achievement

Its engine and bodywork were both altered for the achievement.

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BMW M1 poised to set new records at auction

RM Sotheby's estimates that this rare, low-mileage BMW M1 will fetch as much as $1 million, setting a new record for its type when it goes up for sale in New York next month.

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BMW M3 gets throwback livery for Oktoberfest [w/video]

This unique BMW M3 will be on display at Oktoberfest in Munich this year, featuring a "Münchner Wirte" livery that harkens back from one of the original BMW M1 Procars from the 1980s.

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Xcar celebrates 100-year anniversary with Model T tribute

The British duo at Xcar take a sepia-tinged look at the car that started the mass-market automotive adventure, the Ford Model T.

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BMW i8 and M1 reunited in mid-engined Bavarian retrospective

The BMW i8 may be the cutting edge today – it did, after all, just win our Technology of the Year award – but as rare an event as it is, it's not the first time that BMW has put out an extreme mid-engined supercar. The last time was in the late 1970s with the Noah Joseph

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BMW M1 really was the Ultimate Driving Machine

Life giving you lemons? Make lemonade. That's the spirit in Munich that lead to BMW producing the only mid-engined sports car in its 98-year history. The project resulted from a collaboration with Lamborghini (now owned, incidentally, by arch-rival Audi) to meet Group 4 homologation requirements. Lamborghini withdrew, the FIA changed its rules, but BMW buil

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Europe's most-wanted classic car is... the Ford Mustang?

Over the span of its 49 years and five generations, the Ford Mustang has held a special place in the hearts of automotive enthusiasts in the US, but, as it turns out, this car is also very popular amongst European car lovers. Earlier this summer, AutoScout24 – a new and used car shopping site in Europe – polled around 75,000 European "car lovers" (not sure how they vetted the respondents) to see which cars were the most popular, a

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2013 Monterey Motorsports Reunion

The entry list for all of the events in this year's Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion totaled 15 single-spaced pages long. That's explains how the field for this past weekend's Trans-Am race contained 41 cars, which is a larger field than ever competed in a real Trans-Am race.

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BMW brings burlesque, Warhol, M1 and 6 Series Gran Coupe to Paris Photo LA

BMW has worked with Paris Photo for ten years. This year, the photography exposition lands in Paramount Studios in Los Angeles for the first time, and BMW is not only coming with it, the Bavarians are bringing the most famous Art Car of all: the 1979 M1 painted by Andy Warhol. For those attending the show, there will also be making-of v

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BMW M1 successor still on track, to be called M8

Automobile has taken a look into the medium-term future product plans of the German automakers, and one of the interesting nuggets is that BMW is still working on an M8. An updated BMW M1 has been a fantasy since the last of the 456 original M1s rolled off the line in 1981, a

Pics Aplenty: BMW celebrates 40 years of M

When we think of the BMW M division, the 1978 M1 comes instantly to mind, followed by the E30 M3 and then the 2001-2002 M Coupe. But the company's in-house hot rod shop actually dates back to 1972, when it was formed as a subsidiary to manage the company's racing operations, dubbed Jeff Sabatini

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BMW M5 quicker than 1 M Coupe quicker than M3

Autobild recently set out to settle the question of which M vehicle is the fastest in the BMW stable at the moment. Not surprisingly, the German enthusiast publication found the BMW M3 CRT to be the quickest around the Sachsenring, setting the magazine's fastest time around the track with a 1:38.

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Remember the BMW supercar that M Division wanted to build? Not gonna happen

For at least two years, BMW has been teasing the idea of making a supercar, the kind that would glare with laser headlights at the Audi R8 and say, "Yeah, I'm lookin' at you." Way back in early 2008, the car was rumored to be a twin-turbo V10 wit

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BMW product head says M division would like to develop own car

Inside Line reports that BMW's M division wants to play with the other kids and develop its own car, but it's got to wait on parent BMW to say Alles klar. This isn't new; they've been public about the desire for at least two years. The holdup, naturally, is that bean-and-spreadsheet w

Frank Stella's BMW M1 art car finds a new home in the Hamptons

Art cars are growing in popularity, with a number of automakers and their subsidiaries getting on board the trend. But BMW is where it all started. The German automaker has been at it since 1975. A good blogger's dozen of them have been commissioned for BMW over the years, and every one of them has remained in the company's private collection. Except one.

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BMW pondering special edition 1M Coupe?

BMW will officially unveil the 2012 1 Series M Coupe at the Detroit Auto Show in January, and while we've already driven a prototype of this hot new 1 Series, we're indeed excited to see the product

A behind-the-scenes look inside the BMW Classic warehouse

BMW Classic in Munich – Click above for high-res image gallery

BMW 1 Series M Coupe to physically debut in Detroit, already emotionally debuted in our hearts

Spy Shots: BMW 1 Series M Coupe – Click above for high-res image gallery

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