M Division’s Greatest Competition Engines

The success of M Division was limited not only to fettled road going engines, M Division cut their teeth on developing track-shredding racecars for BMW Motorsport. In this post we take a look back through history at M Division's greatest competition engines. M12 (M31) 1966-1967 1,990 cc 260 hp @ 8,500 rpm 236 Nm @... Continue Reading →

M Division’s Greatest Production Engines

BMW pride themselves on delivering the "ultimate driving machine" to their customers. A lot of that is owed to the reliable, durable and powerful engines which BMW carefully match to their models.  Listed are what we deem to be some of M Divisions greatest production car engines. M88 BMW M1 1978-1981 3,453 cc 277 hp... Continue Reading →

The Worst Christmas Gifts for your Petrolhead

Seeing as it's the manic shopping season again, we explore some of the worst gifts you can buy for your petrolhead friends and family this Christmas! Amongst the seemingly endless number of pens, keychains and hideous polo shirts, it seems like every major car manufacturer also has its own range of ridiculous sunglasses to sift... Continue Reading →

Motorsport Roundup – 05/09/17

Last week was a huge week for FIA motorsport! F1 Italian GP Lewis Hamilton produced a dominant drive to win the Italian Grand Prix and seize the Formula 1 world championship lead outright for the first time this season. The Mercedes driver led away from pole and dictated the race from the front, crossing the... Continue Reading →

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Motorsport Roundup – 29/08/17

This week we look back at Spa for the Belgian GP, Rockingham for the BTCC and up to Driftland for the BDC Round 4 Takeover! Formula 1 Belgian GP Lewis Hamilton defeated Formula 1 title rival Sebastian Vettel in the Belgian Grand Prix to close the gap in the championship to seven points. The Mercedes... Continue Reading →

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11 Dictators & Their Cars

Men who want everything their own way have often become national leaders who've made sure they got exactly what car they wanted as well. Leonid Brezhnev - Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow The hard-line Soviet leader was given an armoured Shadow as a present by US president Richard Nixon, but he crashed it into a truck during... Continue Reading →

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Motorsport Roundup – 22/08/17

This week on motorsport roundup we had an exciting week's motorsport in Germany! WRC ADAC Rally Deutschland M-Sport Ford driver Ott Tanak took his second WRC victory in Rally Germany, as teammate Sebastien Ogier pulled out a 17-point lead over nearest title rival Thierry Neuville. Tanak, who scored his maiden WRC win earlier this year... Continue Reading →

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11 Best Selling Cars Ever

These are the all-time best selling single model car designs - and therefore the best selling cars of all time. This is not to be confused with entire model histories, of which the Corolla nameplate is still the most successful ever. 11. BMC / Rover Mini This revolutionary car had a very long life, with... Continue Reading →

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Motorsport Roundup – 15/08/17

In this week’s motorsport roundup we take a look at BTCC Knockhill & the IDC Round 4 at Watergrasshill. Plenty of action had at both events! BTCC Knockhill Tom Ingram won the third BTCC race at Knockhill, surviving two safety car periods to claim his first victory since April’s Donington Park round. Ant Whorton-Eales started... Continue Reading →

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