Renovating BMW’s famous “Four Cylinders” tower in Munich / Interview with Peter P. Schweger / Market Leader in Sales / Ski Training / iPod your BMW / BMW at the 100-year-oldDetroit Auto Show / BMW ORACLE Racing Trip / Art Basel Art Cars Retrospective / Awards / Figures / BMW Clubs / Groundbreaking at Woodcliff Lake / Five New BMWMotorcycles / BMW Donates Robots for Training30
Winter challenges: some tips for driving on slippery slopes.35
Brenden Bartol has a long (500,000 miles) and meaningfulrelationship with his 740i.35
Build its 20,000th award-winning V-10 engine?50
The new 3 Series Convertible visits the BMW ORACLE yachtin Valencia, Spain. With an innovative hardtop and twin-turboengine, it is just as high-tech as the America’s Cup contender.
A look at this fascinating technology that projects lightalong the contours of the road.16
Carlos Prátola, driver of the M6 safety car at themotorcycle world championships.17
Advanced BMW Driver Training on the infamous Nordschleifeof Germany’s legendary Nürburgring racetrack.21
The 2008 BMW 5 Series is a subtle yet stunning exampleof automotive innovation and balance.24
A retrospective on the famous Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas.28
ALPINA, the performance-tuning experts, create an evenmore high-powered and luxurious 7 Series Sedan.31
Deep chill at the Arctic circle, blistering heat in the desert,stop-and-go traffic in gridlocked Tokyo: how BMW put its6 Series prototypes through the most extreme tests.36
Just north of San Francisco lies a beautiful stretch of sceniccoastal land. A look at Karen A. Jones’ favorite drive.39
There’s good reason why BMW sponsors sporting events frommotorsports to golf and even sailing for the America’s Cup.40
Clemson University’s International Center for AutomotiveResearch (ICAR) is building the technology campus of thefuture in Greenville, SC.42
More than a dealership, your local authorized BMW centeris literally the center for all things BMW.43
The BMW Mountain Driving Experience puts you behind thewheel of a BMW with xDrive all-wheel-drive system.45
Touring Sweden with kids in tow – from the fashion centerof Stockholm to the magical offshore islands.
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BMW 335i Convertible.Photographed byEmir Haveric.