It’s been a long time since we last held a Cars & Kopi meet! Admittedly, it was probably because i was just too caught up with trying to get Project 944 back on the road and when issue after issue kept cropping up with the 80s Stuttgart machine, i was just too drained on my […]Read more "Cars & Kopi – Summer 2017"
For fans of BMW M cars, one of the biggest highlights of the M Festival is the M Corso, an event that allows owners of M cars to take to the Nordschleife in their very own cars in a parade lap just before the start of the 24 hour of Nurburgring race. With a limited […]Read more "2017 BMW M-Festival / 24H Nurburgring: Going to Hölle and staying for the Weekend"
For fans of BMW M cars, one of the biggest highlights of the M Festival is the M Corso, an event that allows owners of M cars to take to the Nordschleife in their very own cars in a parade lap just before the start of the 24 hour of Nurburgring race. With a limited […]Read more "2017 BMW M-Festival / 24H Nurburgring: BMW M Corso"
Over 20 kilometres long, more than 300 metres of elevation changes, 170 corners, the longest racetrack in the World and quite possibly the most dangerous. This is the Nurburgring Nordschleife, otherwise known as “The Green Hell”, and we have finally arrived. It was an Friday morning when i finally set foot outside the grounds of […]Read more "2017 BMW M-Festival / 24H Nurburgring: Ground Zero"
With around 5-6 hours of driving laid out ahead of us, it was time to load up our trusty G30 5s for a short roadtrip across Germany. Today, we leave Munich towards the lovely spa town of Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, where we will be based for the rest of the weekend while covering the BMW M […]Read more "Road to the Nurburgring in a BMW G30 530i xDrive: TECHNIK MUSEUM SPEYER"
After an entire day of driving around the Alpenstrasse and the BMW Welt and Museum visits done, what else can a petrolhead do when visiting the beautiful city of Munich? If you have the time to spare, a trip to BMW’s Premier Driving Academy in Maisach might be just the thing to satisfy your insatiable […]Read more "Training Day: Taming the M2 at BMW Driving Academy Maisach"
For the casual visitor, a trip to the BMW Welt will probably be a nice way to experience Munich’s ultimate exports, but for fans of the marque, no visit is complete without heading next door into the BMW Museum. If the Welt is a propellerhead’s dream, the BMW Museum is probably their Heaven. It is […]Read more "History Lesson: Visiting the BMW Museum"
The Bucket list, we all have them, for most automotive enthusiasts, our list can probably stretch the entire distance to the Moon and back. I think it is safe to say that for a BMW fanatic, making a trip to the Welt is probably something that is on their list and should be done at […]Read more "Home Base: Visiting BMW Welt"
They say, good things come to those who wait. While it does seem like a very sensible principle to abide by, i’ve never really been a very keen follower of that philosophy, until recently. An email appeared on my inbox with an invite to Munich, the BMW M Festival and to the 24hour race on […]Read more "Dream Drives: Navigating the Alpenstrasse in a BMW M140i"