Taking a tour through BMW’s history
Mark Smyth visited the home of BMW Group Classic in Munich where he found some real treasures
I’ve visited the home of BMW in Munich, Germany, many times over the years but there’s one place that had always eluded me — BMW Classic. The museum is home not just to a great collection of old BMWs but also to a team of restorers and technicians who lovingly work on some of the brand’s most iconic and not-so-iconic models for owners globally.
Enter the hallowed gates of the Bayerische Motoren Werke and you’re immediately greeted by a number of classics waiting to go into the workshop. On the day we were there, the legendary M1 Procars returned from racing at the Norisring that weekend where we had seen their owners jostling for position as they did in their heyday...