I could never convince my mother to get me a BMW in high school. She had a BMW in high school, I would argue. But hers had a top speed of around 55 mph, provided there was a strong a tail wind. Mom had a BMW Isetta 300, and I finally got to see why she loved it so much when I drove one at the Lane Motor Museum.
It's the time of the year where you have to buy gifts for the little shit-eater in your life. Maybe it's your ungrateful kid, or that nephew who speaks in Internet slang you don't understand. Either way, you have to buy them something, because damn near bankrupting yourself for no good reason is what the holidays are…
Meet Jack Charney. He's a Mini Cooper owner, a motorcyclist, an avid knitter, and a driver of a 1957 BMW Isetta. And he's one of the most charming car guys you'll ever meet.
While the reasons not to turn a compact BMW into a flatbed truck are many, we're glad someone decided to disregard them and create this awesome one of a kind Isetta.
Although nicely restored examples of BMW's contribution to the microcar era can command serious prices the cost of filling at least part of your yard with this assortment of Isetta shells and parts currently listed on Ebay is surprisingly affordable—at least initially.
With the recent reveal of the production-ready Terrafugia flying car, we thought it an appropriate time to take a quick look at propeller-driven automobiles. Not the kind that fly. The kind that drive. Hello, propcar! Run, pedestrians, run!
In an interview with a German newspaper, BMW CEO Norbert Reithofer has confirmed that a small city car is being developed to cope with future European and American regulations for fuel economy and pollution. But we're talking about more than just an electric Mini here. This will be an entirely new vehicle which will…