Monthly Archives: January 2012

Alpina E30 C2 2.7 & Alpina E30 B6 2.8

It’s not often that you see two of these rare Alpina’s together. One with the highest output M20 and the other one with a similarly powered M30. Different characters, different sounds, but equally lovely.┬áThis is not the best picture , … Continue reading

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BMW E30 325iX, a suitable vehicle for Dutch winters

Even in our moderate climate, things can get pretty cold. We’re used to nothing of course, but today was rightful chilly. I was quite happy that we once bought an E30 325iX in Germany, with our love of MK1/VFL’s we … Continue reading

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E28 Alpina B7 Turbo, E30 M3, E30 325i M-technik II

To indicate the difference between the legendary BMW E30 M3 and the less-known E30 325i M-technik II, we made some wallpaper-size pics. The Alpina E28 B7 just happened to be in the shot. The M-technik versions are becoming more and … Continue reading

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BMW E30 Alpina racecar at Spa-Francorchamps

We love Spa the most out of all tracks we attend. Not only is the surface smooth, there’s some amazing G-forces to be pulled even in an E30. Our car has been upgraded with a weld-in Formula-D rollcage, racing seats … Continue reading

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BMW E28 M535i Driftcar, buildstory and Alpina V12

After using the pristine BMW M535i at Papenburg, we were certain E28’s are preferable to E30’s when it comes to drifting. The indirect recirculating ball steering rack, widely regarded as inferior to the E30 rack-and-pinion, makes for larger steering (and … Continue reading

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Greatest Hits Vol. 3, E30 325i

This particular E30 325i in Cirrus blue with dark navy leather is one of my favourites. Its a 1987 second-owner car that has done about 155,000 km. The car was delivered originally by BMW-dealer Mikus in Aachen, the same that … Continue reading

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Alpina E30 drift

Some pictures of a 2007 drift event at Lelystad. The track is small and simple, perfect for honing skills. Our E30 Alpina 2.5 racecar wasn’t equipped with coilovers nor uprated brakes, but it sure went sideways well. Engine specifications, M20B25 … Continue reading

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Never too late with a V8

Alpina B10 4.0 (V8, 315hp) One of the rarest Alpina’s ever made, and one of best sounding too. This car had its engine overhauled and still goes strong with 313,000km on the clock!

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First Blood -picture update- BMW E34 M5

There’s a point in any multi-car owners life where you simply want to go back to a single vehicle. The mystical bond between man and machine, as seen in motion pictures such as Vanishing Point and Christine. One man, one … Continue reading

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BMW E38 L7 Individual

The BMW L7. Largest car ever produced by BMW. We were very glad to find this first-owner car, in amazing original condition. The V12 is smooth just like the day it left the factory, and the undercarriage shows that this … Continue reading

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