Inside BMW Classic’s Unreal Historic Vault In Munich
Photography by Ted Gushue
It’s no secret that BMW has long since developed a robust Classic center that focuses on restoring heritage models as well as supplying parts to the classic BMW community around the world. What is somewhat of a secret, however, is the massive warehouse it keeps stocked on site with some of the rarest vehicles from the 100 year old company’s history.
I was lucky enough to get a peek at a portion of it, and I have to say: it was a bit like my birthday rolled into christmas, with a cherry on top.
McLaren F1? Check.
Karl Lagerfeld’s Goyard Interior 750iL? Check.
Nelson Piquet’s M1 ProCar? Check.
An absolutely bonkers Group 5 M1? Check.
Most of the 328 Mille Miglia cars? Check.
Bond’s 750iL from The World Is Not Enough? Check.
E30 M3? Check.
Lufthansa Isetta? Check.
And that’s just the beginning…BMW actually let me drive some of them. You’ll see my first report later today—which of the cars would you have hopped in first?