THREE BROTHERS. ONE BRAND.

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THREE BROTHERS. ONE BRAND.

Some decisions last a lifetime, many extending a family tradition. For three brothers, it soon became clear that the cars they would drive when they grew up would bear the same badge – a certain blue-and-white propeller – as those that hauled them around as youngsters. Between them, the brothers are now proud owners of seven models sporting the BMW logo. Adding their parents’ cars to the total, the Pfister family can put their names to “ten of the best”. » read more

MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL. BMW MOTORRAD DAYS IN GARMISCH.

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MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL. BMW MOTORRAD DAYS IN GARMISCH.

The seventeenth BMW Motorrad Days festival in Garmisch-Partenkirchen from 7–9 July was once again the world’s biggest BMW Motorrad meet. This unique celebration of the wonder of bikes featured plenty of riding and a party atmosphere. Once again, there was a wealth of things for the visitor to discover. There were also appearances by celebrities and, of course, many friends and fans of the brand came along to put the fun into this festival of everything BMW Motorrad. » read more

ONE WORLD. DIFFERENT CLUBS. BMW CLUB DAY 2017.

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ONE WORLD. DIFFERENT CLUBS. BMW CLUB DAY 2017.

The 2017 edition of BMW Club Day took place on 6 May. This huge, global occasion is all about celebrating BMW fans, the cars and motorcycles they own, and the many clubs in which they have found kindred spirits. There was a bit of everything on show, from extremely valuable historic classics to new vehicles picked up minutes ago from the dealership, from rare collector’s items and everyday classics growing old with dignity to dream machines preened, polished and perfected by individual owners. Car or bike, if there was a BMW badge on it, it was invited – on a day when the coming together of a global community took centre stage. » read more

RICH HERITAGE BREEDS PROUD INNOVATION.

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RICH HERITAGE BREEDS PROUD INNOVATION.

It was with a spring in its step that BMW Group Classic took to the stage at Techno Classica 2017 in Essen, Germany. Motifs of the original BMW factory at Moosacher Strasse 66 in Munich lined the BMW hall, giving it a distinctive presence and leaving the more than 200,000 visitors to the show from over 40 countries in no doubt whose company they were keeping. The main themes for this year’s stand – BMW innovations from the period 1936-1995, 40 years of the BMW 7 Series, 30 years of BMW 12-cylinder engines and 40 years of successful young driver development at BMW Motorsport – were complemented by the Club Stories section and the MINI brand (in Rallye Monte-Carlo Historique trim). A total of 22 BMW classic and type clubs were represented and 38 vehicles went on display. » read more

GOING THE EXTRA MILE. VIVA BMW!

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GOING THE EXTRA MILE. VIVA BMW!

A one-off trip to Munich in their own BMWs. A Spanish BMW 3 Series club made a long-held, collective dream come true when its members drove their beloved “young classics” over a thousand kilometres to the cars’ Bavarian birthplace. » read more

BMW MOTORRAD CLUB LEBANON ROARS INTO TOWN.

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BMW MOTORRAD CLUB LEBANON ROARS INTO TOWN.

The Lebanon is a scenically charming, richly varied and culturally diverse country. And a great one to explore on two wheels. With BMW Motorrad Club Lebanon joining our large family of clubs this September, here’s a special profile to welcome it on board. » read more

GO EAST! THE BMW CAR CLUB OF THE YEAR.

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GO EAST! THE BMW CAR CLUB OF THE YEAR.

In the Philippines as elsewhere, diehard BMW enthusiasts abound. And the club they founded there, the BMW Car Club of the Philippines, has become BMW Club of the Year 2016. This is a very special honour, bestowed once a year upon a club that stands out from all others through the active growth of its membership, sense of social responsibility or a particular initiative advancing the cooperation between BMW clubs and BMW AG. » read more

THE POWER OF LOVE.

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THE POWER OF LOVE.

100 years of BMW. 1,000 BMW classics. The BMW Festival in Munich celebrated the enjoyment of car driving and motorcycle riding under the brightest of sunshine. Clubs from every corner of the world travelled to Bavaria to sing the brand’s praises at the foot of the Olympic Stadium. Rare classics and well-preserved models of more recent vintage put on an extraordinary spread, while famous faces ensured the smiles of the crowd grew broader still. » read more

LET’S CLUB TOGETHER – AROUND THE WORLD.

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LET’S CLUB TOGETHER – AROUND THE WORLD.

BMW clubs the world over met up recently to mark the centenary of their beloved blue-and-white brand. Few will have witnessed a celebration like it. Naturally enough, BMW Group Classic played the role of host at the get-together in Munich, flinging open its doors to the 160 people and 80 vehicles on the guest list. And the invitation to explore the BMW Museum, BMW Welt and BMW Group Classic’s new home was a temping one indeed. » read more

THE FAMILY GET-TOGETHER.

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THE FAMILY GET-TOGETHER.

Sticking together is an important ingredient in every good family unit. So if a BMW drivers’ club happens to call itself La Familia, you can be sure that kinship will be a bit of a “thing”. La Familia’s annual jamboree welcomes all fans of the BMW brand – regardless of their preferred model – for a good old-fashioned knees-up. But partying alone is not enough for the “family members”; this event is also about raising a glass to those the spotlight sometimes neglects, such as the kids at the Sonnenhof children’s hospice run by the Björn Schulz Foundation. » read more

AMONG FRIENDS.

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AMONG FRIENDS.

The BMW Motorrad Days have it all. The motorcycle event is a get-together, exhibition, show and party rolled into one. Famous international figures and high-calibre bikes gather here alongside fans seeking nothing more complicated than a meet-up with friends and a good time. With the organisers ensuring everything was taken care of, all you had to do was decide whether you’d rather sit back and enjoy the shows or get on a bike and join the action for the tours and sprint races. » read more

THE E9 AND I.

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THE E9 AND I.

Allow me to start by introducing myself: My name is Gerhard de Vries, age 50: I have been an active association member of the BMW Club Netherlands Commission since 1996, as well as an ambassador of the BMW Club Netherlands. » read more