Monthly Archives: April 2012

Alpina C2 2.7: the best balanced E30?

After our earlier story of the B6 2.8, it is now time for the M20 powered C2 2.7. The E30 with the biggest displacement M20, coming in at a healthy 2693 cc. Exactly the same as the efficiency oriented 325e, but … Continue reading

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Porsche 911 997, the car that brought quality back

Porsche has always had at least one unique selling point over its opponents, being sheer quality. In a typical German way, the 911 is a product of evolution rather than revolution. Less informed people tend to state that brands like … Continue reading

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When the first M5 was still a few years away…

In 1984 at the Paris motorshow BMW introduced the M535i, a bodykitted version of the already pretty nice 535i. M-technic suspension, aerodynamic front and rear bumper, side skirts and bootlid spoiler completed the transformation. The car shown here is not … Continue reading

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Just when you thought it wouldn’t get better… BMW F02 750Li

At Wheelmen, we have a passion for older cars, BMW in particular. There’s just the feel and smell of an old German car that comes close to the single reason why people love French and Italian cars; character. Add acceptable … Continue reading

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BMW E30 S62 engine view

Showing some progress on the ‘Widowmaker’ project. M5 S62 V8 engine is approximately in the right location, now time to manufacture the engine mounts/brackets further. This build is taking quite some time since we want to document and draw all the custom parts … Continue reading

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