My Car Quest

January 28, 2022

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 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...]

BMW Wedge Shaped Race Cars In Florida

by Mike - There were a few BMW wedge shaped cars at the recent Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. BMW is not known for mid-engine cars but when they make one they do a good job. 1972 BMW Braque Turbo Frenchman Paul Braque became the … [Read more...]

7 Greatest Sporty BMW’s Over the Ages – Guest Post

by Daniel Fenu - For most people, BMW is all about quality and luxury, with a reputation for reliable vehicles around the world. The brand isn’t necessarily associated with powerful engines or delicate handling. However, BMWs can also be sporty … [Read more...]

Isetta – The Most Popular Micro-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, they produced approximately 161,000 … [Read more...]