Racing The Tail Of The Dragon In A BMW M3. On Slicks. In The Rain.

The problem with the Tail of the Dragon and the surrounding byways isn't the road — that's fantastic — it's the constant slow tourist traffic. Wait, they shut it down for a hillclimb this year? Holy crap this is awesome. » 9/19/14 12:30pm 9/19/14 12:30pm

'Only A Total Idiot Would Drive The Nordschleife On A Day Like Today'

Ok, I'm not sure if this is the best 'Ring lap video I've ever seen. But it is probably the best excuse for making a 'Ring lap video I've ever seen. » 9/15/14 4:53pm 9/15/14 4:53pm

Sideways In The Snow In A BMW E36 M3

When you see a mid '90s BMW E36, what do you think of? Maybe your nice friend's mom's car, painted in standard dark green? Maybe you think of a bright yellow M3 coupe hammering through an autocross. What about a snowbound rally car? » 10/22/13 1:00pm 10/22/13 1:00pm

Shit BMW E36 Drivers Say

The BMW E36 is right in the sweet spot of affordable, prestigious performance cars. It is an Internet-beloved, desirable, track-able machine. It is also a finicky bitch. » 12/04/12 3:20pm 12/04/12 3:20pm

Watch A BMW Do Donuts Around Ken Block’s West Virginian Cousin

You may remember our favorite West Virginian hoon shredding tires in his Mustang in Germany, or watching super fast Japanese drifters under a parasol. Now we get to see him stuck in the middle of a Bavarian donut factory. » 9/12/12 1:00pm 9/12/12 1:00pm

Don’t Do A Burnout Right In Front Of A Cop

More cops showed up at this year's Bimmerfest, but that didn't stop people from trying to get a few burnouts in. This E36 driver showed why that was unwise, getting pulled over just as he peeled out. » 9/03/12 1:00pm 9/03/12 1:00pm

Junkyard Build Quality Challenge, Speedometer Edition: USA vs Germany…

Many of our readers were shocked by Germany's big win in the Door Panel Edition of the Junkyard Build Quality challenge, with an Audi 80 beating a Lexus ES250 and a Buick LeSabre. Today's challenge: Speedometers! » 9/26/10 11:30pm 9/26/10 11:30pm

Junkyard Build Quality Challenge, Speedometer Edition: Germany

When we did the Junkyard Build Quality challenge with door panels, the Audi 80 won handily, with top-shelf fasteners, few hidden corners cut, and well-thought-out design. We're moving into sportier— and pricier— territory here, with a 1993 BMW E36 yielding its speedometer to Shawn's crude-yet-effective junkyard… » 9/26/10 11:30pm 9/26/10 11:30pm

Russians Draw Pretty Flowers On BMW... With Bullets

A Russian artist commissioned some gun aficionados to take aim at a art-museum-bound BMW 3-Series and draw pretty flowers with the bullet holes. They missed. A lot. Gallery of carnage below. » 5/18/10 4:00pm 5/18/10 4:00pm

The 24 Hours Of LeMons Texas Gator-O-Rama Über Gallery: The Europeans

As always, there was no shortage of BMW E30s at the last LeMons race, but we also saw representatives of British Leyland, German subsidiaries of the Detroit Big Three, and a whole squadron of Saabs. » 3/22/09 9:00pm 3/22/09 9:00pm

Eddie Griffin Enzo Bumper Lives On As LeMons BMW Wing, Could Be Yours!

Remember the Eddie Griffin Wrecked Enzo? The carbon-fiber bumper from Eddie's Enzo now lives on as a performance-enhancing aerodynamic device on the Enzo Dysfunction BMW E36 at the 24 Hours Of LeMons Texas! » 3/01/09 12:00am 3/01/09 12:00am

Cardi Body II: The Least Classy BMW 3-Series Ever

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.
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