Classic Car News and Drives

DRIVING THE CLASSIFIEDS: 1997 BMW 750iL (E38)

DRIVING THE CLASSIFIEDS: 1997 BMW 750iL (E38)
With timeless styling, unmatched dynamism and Hollywood fame on its side, the E38-generation of BMW's flagship 7 Series is viewed by many enthusia...

A pre-war BMW with a special South African racing history

A pre-war BMW with a special South African racing history
We talk to Nick Middelmann about his very special BMW 319/2, a one-of-its-kind old-timer with a rather significant South African racing history.  ...

CONTINENTAL ICONS: BMW 2002tii (video)

CONTINENTAL ICONS: BMW 2002tii (video)
In the first of a new four-part series we are celebrating Continental’s 75th birthday in South Africa. We will be featuring cars that were origina...

CLASSIC DRIVE: 1970 BMW 2800 CS

CLASSIC DRIVE: 1970 BMW 2800 CS
Many of us would love to own one of the pinnacle BMW’s of the '70s, the 3.2 “Batmobile”, but doesn’t the 2800 CS offer much of the experience for...

CLASSIC DRIVE: BMW 2002 tii

CLASSIC DRIVE: BMW 2002 tii
Built in the early 1970s, BMW's 2002 tii is arguably one of the prettiest and sportiest compact classics – 2002 Turbo aside. We drive this ex-UK c...

BMW 2002 tii 50th anniversary: 6 things you should know

BMW 2002 tii 50th anniversary: 6 things you should know
2021 marks the 50th anniversary of one of BMW’s greatest hits from the early '70s. The 2002 Turbo might have been the pinnacle of the 2002 range, ...

Ciro drives the iconic BMW 333i

Ciro drives the iconic BMW 333i
In our latest classic car drive, Ciro de Siena gets behind the wheel of one of his all-time icons, the uniquely South African BMW (E30) 333i. It i...

BMW 530 MLE: South Africa's early M-Car

BMW 530 MLE: South Africa's early M-Car
Sometimes the resurrection of a car or the start of a collection can be attributed to a single individual or two. This was also the case with BMW ...

Ciro drives our BMW 325is Evo 1 (Video)

Ciro drives our BMW 325is Evo 1 (Video)
As a one-time BMW E30 owner, Ciro de Siena rates the 325is Evo 1 as one of his al-time hero cars. Does it live up to his heady expectations? In pr...

Track Memories: BMW 325iS Evo 1 & Opel Kadett Superboss (video)

Track Memories: BMW 325iS Evo 1 & Opel Kadett Superboss (video)
In South African motoring, it doesn't get much more iconic than this, in terms of both the cars themselves and the drivers behind the wheel! This...

Retro Drag Race: BMW 325iS vs Opel Kadett Superboss

Retro Drag Race: BMW 325iS vs Opel Kadett Superboss
In this video we pitch two legendary local cars against one another, the iconic BMW (E30) 325iS "Gusheshe" and the Opel Kadett GSi "Superboss". B...

BMW Heritage Collection in Parramatta, Western Sydney

BMW Heritage Collection in Parramatta, Western Sydney
BMW recently displayed a handful of historic models at a franchised dealership in Parramatta in Western Sydney. BMW aficionado and motoring editor...