Wide Arched BMW 328i Coupe E36

Wide Arched BMW 328i Coupe E36

When we buy our first cars, we all dream about building something that’s cool enough to bag a magazine feature someday. But for Korrakot Buachan, simply dreaming wasn’t quite enough… Words Daniel Bevis. Photography SerialOne.

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Technical guide to 1976-1989 BMW E24 6 Series – 628CSi, 630CS, 633CSi, 635CSi Automatic and M635CSi

Technical guide to 1976-1989 BMW E24 6 Series – 628CSi, 630CS, 633CSi, 635CSi Automatic and M635CSi

Buying Guide Swerve a costly shark attack with our E24 BMW 6 Series guide. Navigate murky waters and snare yourself a special shark-nosed Six. Words Richard Dredge. Photography John Colley.

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Market Watch BMW X6M E71

Market Watch BMW X6M E71

BMW’s E71 X6M is expensive and thirsty but delivers an epic drive. It’s also much better value than it once was... Words: Guy Baker. Photography: Various.

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2011 BMW 328i F30: a great all-rounder?

2011 BMW 328i F30: a great all-rounder?

Looking for a contemporary BMW where the best of the analogue and digital worlds collide? Enter the F30 328i, potentially one of the firm’s best all-rounders – despite lacking a straight-six... Words: Mark Brockman. Photography: Jason Dodd.

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2020 BMW M1 Procar E26 Championship

2020 BMW M1 Procar E26 Championship

With the help of the legendary drivers who were there, we revisit BMW’s most famous one-make racing series – the M1 Procar championship of the 1970s... Words: James Mills. Photography: BMW AG.

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Classic 1989 BMW M635CSi E24 vs. 2015 BMW M6 Gran Coupé F06

Classic 1989 BMW M635CSi E24 vs. 2015 BMW M6 Gran Coupé F06

An M6 in all its forms is a pretty rare beast, we meet a man with both a classic M635CSi and M6 Gran Coupé – is this the perfect two car garage? Words: Bob Harper. Photography: Jason Dodd.

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Buying guide BMW M5 E60 Saloon

Buying guide BMW M5 E60 Saloon

E60 M5 Powerhouse Buying BMW's super saloon. Fifteen years after it went on sale in the UK, BMW’s E60 M5 saloon remains a tempting prospect. But, with huge bills a very real possibility, what do you need to know in order to buy a good one? Words: Simon Jackson. Photography: Hexagon Classics.

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BMW E36 step-by-step – replacement of the ABS sensor

BMW E36 step-by-step – replacement of the ABS sensor

This time out we show you how to tackle a common issue on the E36 step-by-step – replacement of the ABS sensor.... Words & Photography: Andrew Everett.

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Me and my car - Pete Griffiths - 1988 BMW 325i Touring E30

Me and my car - Pete Griffiths - 1988 BMW 325i Touring E30

Estate of the union - this 1988 BMW 325i Touring E30 is far more than a car to Pete Griffiths. As Dan Bevis explains, it’s a companion that’s been with him through thick and thin; a union of souls in sparkling Malachite Green.

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Buying guide: BMW F06, F12 and F13 - 6 Series

Buying guide: BMW F06, F12 and F13 - 6 Series

A beautiful bargain! Chris Graham introduces the third generation 6 Series, and discovers why it’s becoming such an attractive used car to buy.

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Will some get their fingers burnt by overpriced classic BMWs?

Will some get their fingers burnt by overpriced classic BMWs?

I’ve been giving the sticky conundrum of what will happen to classic cars over the coming years plenty of thought recently. Their values? Spares availability? Will there be the skill set to repair them? Will we even be allowed to drive them given that fossil fuels are now being vilified as the worst thing since Attila the Hun?

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Road-legal Group A 2.3-litre S14B23-engined BMW M3 E30 recreation

Road-legal Group A 2.3-litre S14B23-engined BMW M3 E30 recreation

If you went to all the trouble of building a Group A E30 M3 recreation it’d be no surprise if you then decided it was too good just to use on the track, which is why this incredible Warsteiner-liveried beast is not only fully prepped for racing but also fully road legal. Words: Elizabeth de Latour. Photos: Lewis Bennett.

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Jaw-dropping, show-stopping 650bhp BMW M3 F80

Jaw-dropping, show-stopping 650bhp BMW M3 F80

When we first featured Philipp Maas’s F80 M3 back in 2018 it blew us away and now it’s back, having been totally transformed and taken to the next level, and the end result is simply spectacular. Words: Elizabeth de Latour. Photos: Evolutionized Photography.

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2.4-litre 240bhp S14-swapped BMW E36 Coupe from Japan

2.4-litre 240bhp S14-swapped BMW E36 Coupe from Japan

The Japanese consider the E36 318iS to be the German AE86, due to its great handling and low power, so does fitting a race-bred S14 engine into this one make it the equivalent of Takumi’s tofu delivery sledge? Words and photos: Chris Nicholls.

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Single-turbo S55-swapped wide-body BMW 2002

Single-turbo S55-swapped wide-body BMW 2002

The greatest showman. Just when you think you’ve seen it all, someone builds a wide-body, single-turbo S55-swapped 2002 that obliterates your senses and makes you realise otherwise. Words: Elizabeth de Latour. Photos: Viktor Benyi.

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4.0-litre V8 M60B40 engined BMW E30 Coupe

4.0-litre V8 M60B40 engined BMW E30 Coupe

With its oh-so subtly enhanced styling and a thumping great V8 under the bonnet, classic 3 Series motoring doesn’t get much better than this awesome E30. Words: Elizabeth de Latour. Photos: Sebastian Obara.

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Tuned 542bhp Dinan Stage 3 BMW M5 E60

Tuned 542bhp Dinan Stage 3 BMW M5 E60

Resplendent in Atlantis blue, this M5 demonstrates how the E60 is still a rising force on the tuning scene. Power, luxury, agility, poise, this California dream has got the lot… Words: Daniel Bevis Photos: Patrick Lauder.

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Super-clean air-ride BMW 520i E28

Super-clean air-ride BMW 520i E28

The Inbetweener - Super-clean air-ride BMW 520i E28. The devil makes work for idle hands, or so the saying goes. While Ben Anderson waits for his dream build to be show-ready, he picked up a little something to keep him entertained in the meantime and it’s a classic to be proud of. Words: Daniel Bevis. Photos: Original Persona.

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Epic Restoration 1990 BMW 325i Sport Coupe E30

Epic Restoration 1990 BMW 325i Sport Coupe E30

‘The advice was blunt – start again and get another car’ Epic Restoration How a £3250, 133k-mile BMW E30 325i Sport is now as good as new after a runaway £50k rebuild. It may be a 325i Sport rather than the usual M3 but that didn’t divert a determined owner from his mission to return this E30 to showroom condition. Words Russ Smith. Photography Stuart Collins.

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1988 BMW E30 Alpina C2 2.7

1988 BMW E30 Alpina C2 2.7

Keeping it in the family. The story of an Alpina C2 that returned home for a meticulous restoration. Restored by the same team that built it in period, this fabulous Alpina C2 2.7 has made the transition from unloved garage find to family heirloom. Words Greg Macleman. Photography John Bradshaw.

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6.0-litre V8 LS3 GM-engined 500bhp wide-body BMW E30 Coupe

6.0-litre V8 LS3 GM-engined 500bhp wide-body BMW E30 Coupe

The best E30 ever built? We think so, but do you? Make your mind up here… BMW E30 This balls-to-the-wall E30 is a psychedelic freak-out of cinematic proportions. And you can stop rubbing your eyes – this is no CGI dream, this badass BMW actually exists… Words: Daniel Bevis. Photography: Larry Chen.

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Tuned 580bhp 2019 BMW M4 Competition F82

Tuned 580bhp 2019 BMW M4 Competition F82

The completest 580hp F82 M4 Competition – BMW F82 M4 - Most people would view an M4 Competition as a perfect package. But Matt Knowles isn’t most people, and his ownership tale is one of relentless improvement and a keen eye for detail…Words: Daniel Bevis. Photos: Rich Pearce.

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600whp turbo GM 6.0-litre LQ4 V8-swapped drift BMW E46 Coupe

600whp turbo GM 6.0-litre LQ4 V8-swapped drift BMW E46 Coupe

600whp turbo V8 E46 insane wide-arch drift missile. Sometimes you need to let loose and go a little crazy, and this insane LQ V8-swapped E46 drift beast is an unhinged creation that’s been built with no compromise and no caution. Words: Elizabeth de Latour. Photos: Patrik Karlsson.

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965bhp tuned Turbo wide-body BMW M3 Coupe E36

965bhp tuned Turbo wide-body BMW M3 Coupe E36

965bhp M3 Wild wide-body turbo E36 Coupe. Saved from abandonment, enhanced with some serious old-school wide-body vibes, and then endowed with an insane dose of turbo power, this stunning E36 M3 is a build of epic proportions. Words: Elizabeth de Latour. Photos: Jape Tiitinen.

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600bhp supercharged S62-swapped BMW M7 E38

600bhp supercharged S62-swapped BMW M7 E38

Supercharged S62 V8-swapped E38 When it comes to luxury transport, it doesn’t get much better than a 7 Series, but if you want the ultimate executive express you’ve got to take matters into your own hands, which is exactly what the owner of this supercharged S62-swapped E38 did… Words: Elizabeth de Latour Photos: Kevin Uy.

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Superb tuned 1989 BMW 328i Coupe Automatic E30 M52-engined

Superb tuned 1989 BMW 328i Coupe Automatic E30 M52-engined

Express Yourself 2.8 M52-swapped E30 ‘Don’t go for second best, baby.’ That’s what Madonna told us back in 1989 – and thanks to a smart M52 swap and some clever personal touches, she might as well have been singing about this very car… Words: Daniel Bevis Photos: Adam Rous.

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Supercharged 700bhp BMW M6 E63

Supercharged 700bhp BMW M6 E63

Force of nature 700hp supercharged E63 M6 Finished in a stunning matt wrap, covered in carbon and with a phenomenal supercharged V10 under its bonnet, this E63 M6 is pure modified BMW perfection. Words: Elizabeth de Latour. Photos: Rich Pearce.

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Stunning BMW 3.0CS E9 on Air-Ride

Stunning BMW 3.0CS E9 on Air-Ride

Air-Ride E9 3.0 CS Stunning classic build. Just because a car’s obscure, that doesn’t make it untouchable. And anyone who has beef with the idea of modifying a rare classic would do well to take a lesson from Alexander Steffen: he built this menacing low-down cruiser to fulfil a long-held dream, and there are few stronger justifications than that… Words: Daniel Bevis Photos: Tony and Carmen Matthews.

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1977 BMW 633CSi E24

1977 BMW 633CSi E24

After a reclusive existence behind the doors of an old barn, this special BMW began a second life. This is a barn find story but not as you know it... Words: Maurice van Kesteren and Simon Jackson . Photography: Maurice van Kesteren.

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1991 BMW 325i Sport E30

1991 BMW 325i Sport E30

Is this 6000-mile E30 the UK's best surviving example? With just 6800-miles on its clock, could this immaculate 1991 BMW 325i Sport E30 be the fi nest surviving example on UK roads? Words: Simon Jackson. Photography: Rich Pearce.

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