Monday, October 3, 2011

Bayerische Motoren Werke - BMW - A Story of Patience and Craftsmanship

Something there is about a BMW that sets it apart from the others - it doesn't handle the best, nor is it the fastest, but in its quiet, imperturbable way it exudes the aura that here is the very best. Like a Rolls Royce it is smooth, seems to run forever, and it has a finely finished look that lasts and lasts and lasts...

Pictures show: First BMW 1923 side-valve 500cc model R-32; 1936 BMW R-5; Supercharged 500cc of BMW works team; 1938 model R-61; 1953 BMW works racer; R-11 model of 1929-80; George Meier at 1939 Senior TT; Model R-60 is a natural for three-wheeled use.

R32 R5 R61 R11 R60

1965 BMW - A Story of Patience and Craftsmanship 4-Page Article available at

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