BMW and Toyota are usually on polar opposites of the excitement scale. Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe candidate however is so wild a mix of those two makes that its hood can’t even contain it. Will your excitement over its price be equally unbridled?
Chris Harris was looking for cheap oversteer. So he and his mates procured a BMW 325i rally car. This video chronicles their first gravel test day, which as you'll see, was a shambles thanks to a clapped-out Range Rover and a dodgy trailer.
In the Middle East, eight women have banded together to race cars against men in a notoriously male-dominated society. They call themselves the Speed Sisters. They are pretty amazing.
Like the precedent 2002, the E30 BMW is well loved for its simple shape and honest performance. However, about today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe 325i it can simply be said that its E36 transplant makes it honestly better.
A wild day at the Sears Pointless 24 Hours of LeMons… so wild, in fact, that I couldn't get a complete standings list before the other LeMons carnies hosed out the Tilt-a-Whirl and hopped a freight out of town.
Tired as we are of the BMW E30 in LeMons (second in popularity only to the Civic/CRX/Integra), we're forced to admit that the E30 has proven to be a pretty decent cheap endurance racer. If you start the race with an E30, you've got nearly 50-50 odds of keeping it running all weekend.
We thought the Mitsuoka Himiko was a clever re-envisioning of the Mazda MX-5. We do not feel the same way about the Russian-built, E-36-based Cardi Body II.
A big selling point for older cars is documentation. Though for most used cars, the line "fully-documented" in a classified ad indicates a glovebox full of assorted receipts from Meineke, Discount Tire, and Jiffy Lube. But in the case of this 1987 BMW 325i, "fully-documented" is an understatement. The E30 came with…
A late season rain storm rolled into sunny Los Angeles a few Fridays ago, just in time for us to go down to the Santa Anita race track and
blow our meager earnings on the ponies slide around on wet autocross course set up in the parking lot of the San Gabriel Valley horse track. Only a few journalists were on hand…