Tag: BMW

  • All You Need To Know About The BMW 2 Series

    All You Need To Know About The BMW 2 Series

    BMW. Need I say more?  BMW is an overall leader in luxury performance and is one of the top-ranking luxury car brands. A BMW automobile is the perfect choice for anyone looking for performance and style in one handy package. The BMW 2 Series is an attractive and dynamic alternative to compact cars like the […]

  • 22-28 October: Motoring Milestones

    Discover the momentous motoring events that took place this week in history……… 120 years ago this week, Ceirano & Cie, Societe per la Costruzione di Campioni per la Fabbricazione di Vetture Automobil was founded in Turin, Italy – located in a building by the parents of Vincenzo Lancia. This firm would evolve into Fiat SpA [23 […]

  • 26 March – 1 April: Motoring Milestone

    Discover the momentous motoring events that have taken place this week in history … 120 years ago this week, the Winton Motor Carriage Company completed its first sale as Robert Allison of Port Carbon, Pennsylvania, US received a one cylinder Winton phaeton [1 April 1898]……90 years ago this week, Tazio Nuvolari driving a Bugatti T35C […]

  • 4-10 December: Motoring Milestones

    Discover the momentous motoring events that took place this week in history ……. 120 years ago this week, the London Electric Cab Company began regular service using cars designed by Walter Bersey [6 December 1897] . With a top speed of 9-12 mph, Walter Bersey’s taxis, which used a 40-cell battery and 3-bhp electric motor […]

  • 17-23 July: Motoring Milestones

    Momentous motoring events that took place during this week in history ….. 100 years ago this week, Rapp-Motorenwerke was renamed Bayerische Motoren Werke GmbH (BMW) [21 July 1907]…… 90 years ago this week, the Mercedes-Benz Type S made its racing debut at the Eifel race at the Nurburgring, with Rudolf Caracciola winning the sports-car class […]

  • The Fast and Furious Cars Coming in 2017

    The Fast and Furious Cars Coming in 2017 This is the perfect time of year for car buyers to begin wondering what their options for new cars will be in the upcoming 2017 sales year. Should you go ahead and buy now, or will it be best to wait and see what the future holds […]

  • 28 November – 4 December: Motoring Milestones

    Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones include: Lancia, Schumacher, BMW,  Uniontown Board Speedway and VW Passat R36. 130 years ago this week, work on the first underwater highway tunnel in the United States began in Chicago, Illinois [30 November 1886]. Over a three-year period, workers and engineers tunnelled underneath the Chicago River, […]

  • 14-20 November: Motoring Milestones

    Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones include: speed records, Cord, Vanderbilt Cup, Art Afron’s Green Monster, Georges Besse, Renault, and Formula 1. 120 years ago this week, a red-letter day in the history of British motoring saw the Emancipation Run from London to Brighton to celebrate the passing into law of the […]

  • 11-17 April: Motoring Milestones

    11-17 April Cars and people in this week’s Motoring Milestones include: Crossley Motors, Eddie O’Donnell, Maserati, Red Baron, General Motors, Santa Pod and Jaguar. 110 years ago this week, Crossley Motors Ltd was founded in Manchester, England by the Crossley brothers, William and Francis The marque produced approximately 19,000 high quality cars until 1938, 5,500 […]

  • 21-27 March: Motoring Milestones

    21 -27 March 90 years ago this week, Henry Segrave driving a 4 litre Sunbeam Ladybird established a new world land speed record of 152.33 mph (240.31 km/h) in Southport, England (21 March 1926). This record lasted for just over a month, until it was broken by J.G. Parry-Thomas driving Babs, powered by a 27-litre […]