Tag Archives: BMW E30

Video: BMW refreshers our memories as to why the E30 M3 is just so awesome

BMW’s E30 3-series crowd, the generation from 1982-1993, don’t call the first-ever M3 “God’s Chariot” for nothing. It is what could arguably be the most iconic touring car ever and one of the biggest icons in the world of the automobile. It’s a pinnacle in every sense and has gained legendary status for starting what […]

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2015 – 1985 BMW E30 325iX Tribute 30 Years (2)

BMW officially celebrates 30 years of all-wheel drive with the original E30 325iX “Allrad”

Believe it or not, BMW’s E46 3-Series was not the first-ever BMW 3-Series to receive all-wheel drive, and nor was the BMW X5 crossover when it was revealed in 1999. Nope, the BMW E30 3-Series was the first BMW to receive all-wheel drive, in the form of an extensively equipped 325iX model, nicknamed the “Allrad” […]

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Video: Watch MotorWeek take a nostalgia trip to when they reviewed their favorite BMWs of 1986

MotorWeek decided to dust off some of their archived videos by posting them on YouTube. The latest nostalgia run involves early staffers posting a video review of the E30 BMW 325e and the E24 635CSi from 1986, which in their words, were the most tempting offerings from the famous Bavarian Motor Works, at the time. […]

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Video: It doesn’t matter what you have, Petrolicious proves that it’s no E30 BMW M3

The BMW E30 3-Series is indubitably an icon, most particularly for being the starting point of BMW’s most famous car to date, the M3, and for retaining cult status amongst enthusiasts because of that reason. It doesn’t matter what your biases are, as the fact remains that the original BMW M3 set a precedent that […]

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BMW 3-Series History Video

Video: BMW provides a historic, yet slightly inaccurate history of the 3-Series

Now that the current (F30) 3 series is on the market, BMW’s marketing folks released a 3.5-minute ‘best of six generations 3 series’ clip. As cars are often a less than rational and right brain decision, BMW chose largely to discuss aesthetics, numbers of doors and typical marketing vernacular in the clip. If you are […]

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Video: BMW E30 M3 vs. Mercedes-Benz W201 190E 2.3-16v and one of the greatest automotive history lessons

The original BMW M3 is highly regarded as one of the greatest of the 1980s homologation specials from Europe. But is it the greatest? Automotive journalist Jason Cammisa from Automobile Magazine’s Head 2 Head YouTube series tells the answer, while providing a very informative history lesson as to why the BMW M3 owes some respect […]

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