My Car Quest

May 30, 2017

Interesting Collector Cars For Less Than $50k USD-BMW 2002 tii

by Mike - BMW 2002 tii Between 1962 and 1977 BMW made their "New Class" sedans and coupes which helped save BMW from financial ruin and set the company on the path of being a major sport sedan maker. The 02 series was made on a shortened … [Read more...]

The BMW 507 – They Should Have Made More

by Mike - What a guy that Max Hoffman was. He talked BMW into making the beautiful BMW 507 which we see here (photos from the Carmel Concours-on-the-Avenue in August 2016). From 1956 to 1959 BMW only made 252 examples supposedly … [Read more...]

The BMW 1600 GT (Glas)

by Mike - This little 1968 BMW 1600 GT was spotted at the recent Carmel Concours-on-the-Avenue during Monterey Car Week. BMW acquires products and technology In the mid-1950s BMW was having financial difficulties and decided to acquire … [Read more...]

The BMW Wedge Shape

by Mike - Spring is almost here - I know this may seem hard to believe if you live on the US East Coast but it is true. This means car events are near and one of the best is the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance and the auctions that surround … [Read more...]

The Isetta – A Brilliant Design By Iso – Produced And Sold Brilliantly By BMW

by Mike - I love this old BMW Isetta video advertisement. Even though I cannot understand one word because it is in German I get the message loud and clear; the Isetta was a practical and affordable family car. Watch this BMW Isetta … [Read more...]

Isetta – The Big Little Car

by Mike - The Isetta is known as a BMW but it was designed by Iso (Isetta means little Iso) and licensed to BMW and to VELAM in France and Romi in Brazil in the mid-1950s. It was a successful model for BMW, who produced approximately 161,000 … [Read more...]

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