BMW Classic

BMW HERITAGE.

Shaped by milestones and innovations.

The birth of BMW goes back to two men: Karl Rapp and Gustav Otto. Their respective companies – engine makers Rapp Motorenwerke and aircraft manufacturers Gustav Otto – gave rise to Bayerische Motoren Werke. Since 1917, the now world-famous emblem can be found on every BMW product.

BMW 3 Series (E21)

Living history.

It started with aircraft engines, followed by motorcycles and finally automobiles. For over 100 years, BMW has been steadily making its mark on history.

Outstanding developments, impressive technology and passionate commitment have transformed BMW into a brand that is at home throughout the world.

BMW Classic

BMW Classic.


BMW Classic coordinates all of the activities connected with the rich and varied heritage of BMW. Learn about BMW Classic’s commitment – from the historical archives, vehicle collection, communication and museum, to the international clubs scene.

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BMW V12 LMR at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Historic Motorsport.


From Mille Miglia to Formula One, BMW has always been one of the most active and successful brands in motorsport – on two, three and four wheels. BMW Classic provides maintenance and restoration for historic racing cars and bikes and returns them to the track.

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BMW Car Club GB

BMW Car Club GB.


Founded in 1952, BMW Car Club GB is the only independent club for BMW owners in the UK endorsed by BMW UK. It aims to provide something for everyone interested in BMW, regardless of the age of the car or member. With 23 regions across the UK, it's the largest BMW Car Club in Europe.

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