BMW M will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2022. To mark the occasion, the Motorsport division will organize a wide range of activities to highlight its past, current and future M products. Of course, a series of articles and books will also tell about the diverse history of ///Mr. One such book was recently launched: “BMW M: 50 Years of Ultimate Driving Machines”. Automotive journalist Tony Lewin takes readers on a visual and emotional journey through the history of BMW M, from dedication to the pursuit of performance.
In this 224-page book, Lewin tells the story of ///M from its very beginnings, with Ernst Henne piloting not only the BMW 328 sports car, but also BMW motorcycles. Alexander von Falkenhausen, who joined BMW as a young engineer in the early 1930s, is also part of the M story, along with Jochen Neerpasch, ///M’s father. There are 15 chapters filled with emotional stories and unique products developed by Mr.
And if you’re unfamiliar with BMW M and its iconic cars, Lewin and his book have you covered. The chapters include spec charts titled “Claim to Glory” that summarize each model’s importance, along with their chassis codes. Since the late 1980s, the M model range has grown significantly and now includes coupés, convertibles and sedans in M2, M3, M4, M5 and M8 flavors, as well as tall X-series M SUVs. performance. So there’s a bit of everything for every hardcore BMW fan.
Naturally, the photography angle is properly covered in the hardcover book. Stunning images and illustrations show the story of M and its products, including the “Blue Hero” art project, a story about motorsport legend Jochen Neerpasch. The book is on sale today and can be ordered through Amazon and other online retailers. Buy now!