Articles tagged BMW (GB) Ltd

Page 56 of March 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, March 1984

BMW's M-powered Coupe

— only for a few WHEN motorsports enthusiasts think of BMW, images of the 3-litre CSL (ligntweight) road car and its turbocharged derivative handled by the likes of Ronnie Peterson, Hans Stuck and Gunnar Nilsson spring to mind. Interest waned a little when the 635 was introduced in 1978, extra weight and superior comfort being acceptable in the market place but robbing the Coupe of its sporting...

Page 30 of March 1988 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, March 1988

New cars: BMW 5-series

Another ace? BMW's "series two" 5-series range was beginning to show its age, but that did not stop the German company from selling 700,000 of them since the mild face-lift in 1981. However a completely fresh model will reach the British market in June, so extensively re-styled and re-engineered that the old model will look, and feel, positively antique. Munich executives are confident that the...

Page 94 of April 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 94, April 1981

Letters from Readers

N.B. - Opinions expressed are those of our Correspondent, and Motor Sport does not necessarily associate itself with them. - Ed. The Age of Magistrates Sir, It is a pity that in an otherwise well-reasoned Editorial, "Matters of Moment" (February), you make a reference to magistrates in the following terms ". . .inasmuch as non-motoring, perhaps elderly, magistrates will not understand driving...

Page 88 of July 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 88, July 1997

Discovering BMW's lost leader

As both racing car and money-making machine, the BMW M1 was an abject failure but, on the road,it proved sublime. Roger Bell unearths the most underrated supercar in the world Heaving into a three-point turn, I was reminded of TV pundit Martin Brundle's observation about racing cars being pigs to park and manoeuvre. They're heavy and cumbersome, he told Murray. Racers are designed for driving...

Page 71 of December 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 71, December 1992

Readers' Letters

Scott v Scot Sir, Your cover story last month made the assertion that Steve Soper deliberately took off John Cleland to allow Tim Harvey to win the title and that BMW, either directly or not, approved of this tactic. Well, were I writing in my professional capacity as spokesperson for BMW (GB) Ltd I could just state that such was not the case, but why believe me? Rather, I write as an...

Page 42 of July 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, July 1984

Road Impressions

Nissan Silvia Turbo ZX Just as Ford has its XR series, Nissan is spreading the ZX designation down from the recently introduced range-topping 300ZX to less expensive models through the range, so that there will be a Cherry and a Bluebird ZX, as well as the Silvia Turbo version which introduces this policy. The Silvia is a 2+2 coupé of all new shape, and very attractive too. Short and wedgy in...

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