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Can't Beat That Price!

For Sale I was recently browsing around for interesting cars for sale, and stumbled across this rare gem of BMW history! The 507 is a lovely little roadster, but ended up only being produced from 1956-1959, with a total production number of 252 cars. Back then, they could be had for between $9000-$10500 due to the expense of production. Thich sounds like very little today, but in today's dollars, that's the equivalent to about $90,000!! Now in 2020, this rare gem could be yours for a mere 3.1 million dollars! One well known owner of not one, but two, 507s was the King of Rock & Roll himself, Elvis Presley. It is said that he gave the second one to actress Ursula Andress, who is well-known as the first Bond girl from the movie Dr. No. This link from BMW.com details the life of Elvis' red 507, which has now been fully restored in Munich.  ... read more


Classics , BMW , video

Happy Birthday, BMW!

Happy Birthday, BMW!

Vision Next 100 Last week, BMW celebrated its 100th birthday! We were treated to a release of a new concept car, the Vision Next 100, with a combo of autonomous and manual driving features. As with most concept cars, the idea seems too crazy to be believed! The body is shape-shifting carbon fiber, and the steering wheel folds up when it is in autonomous driving mode. Next, I fully expect the flying cars we were promised in Back to the Future II and The Jetsons! Are you listening, designers? I also stumbled across this fun article on thrillist.com, which has a list of fun BMW facts to read through. Personally, numbers 8, 13, and 18 are my favorite tidbits! Thank you for 100 great years, BMW! I know everyone is looking forward to s ... read more

BMW 760Li vs Mercedes S63 AMG

I was thinking about a new fun video to post up for our readers, and started chatting with our Technicians to see if they had anything fun they'd like to see here on our blog. This video popped to mind after I mentioned the E30 3 series convertible clip I last posted. James from BBC's infinitely educational car show Top Gear delivers a side by side comparison between rivals BMW and Mercedes. With a little help from The Stig, we get to find out which car is the best choice! We'd love to hear your thoughts on which car you think you'd like to drive (or be driven in!)


In honor of the 20th anniversary of the cult classic film Hackers, I've dug up an article published a few days ago by the folks over at IGN.com about a device called Ownstar. It looks like a hacker has identified a weakness in the Wi-Fi security of several different car makes, including BMW. It does appear, however, that the hacker is using his powers for good, instead of evil. Click through into this post to check out the article here on IGN.com


BMW , News , security , tech