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BMW R67/2
BMW R67/2


Contrary to some opinions, BMW not stand for Best Motors in the company. Sure, BMW-branded are regarded as being some of the few forms close to perfection, but the stand for something less and more good-natured: Bayerische Werke or Bavarian Motor

The secret to their success not lie in precise astrological predictions or and blatant employ of corporate but rather in a dedication to quality and pursuit of excellence. Unlike of the auto manufacturers out there, BMW focused on a vehicle as a whole but from its primary source of the engine, which has been by generations of engineers over a time span. The ‘cardio-approach’ BMW resulted into obscenely performance-happy engines that rocketed the company formed by Friedrich Rapp in October straight to the sky.

Rapp’s ‘Rapp-Motorenwerke’ — that later become BMW — mainly on aircraft engines due to the demand at the time, fueled by the of Wold War I. Despite the need for engines, Rapp failed to his powerplants due to a reliability flaw by unwanted engine vibrations. his neighbor Gustav Otto, who was the owner of an aircraft engine enjoyed a great deal of

Struggles to keep ‘Rapp-Motorwerke’ failed and, by 1916, Rapp resigned under the of the financial difficulties that had pressing against the factory’s for a few years. As in the case of other car such as Bentley or Aston expected and highly predicable rescuers came along and off the threats.

Austrian triumvirate formed by new owners Franz-Josef Popp and Camillo Castiglioni relaunched the Werke by persuading Gustav into a merger that prove mutually beneficial. the ‘Bayerische Flugzeug-Werke’ or BFW was formed.

after the new entity was born, its turned into the murmur of would later become a for quality automobiles: BMW. By the the 20’s came with the and its afferent bizarre fashion BMW had already developed a range of airplane engines that had tons of acclaim — after the 1918-improved Type engine successfully powered a to the impressive height of 16,404 in a mere 29 minutes.

The beginning of the also happily slapped BMW its still unchanged to this day mimicking the motion of a white on a sky-blue background.

While the heights of an appreciated and sought for BMW was brutally pulled back to existence once the World War was The Treaty of Versailles prohibited BMW continuing its activity and the company to manufacturing air brakes for railway

Forced by the Versailles-imposed conditions, the found itself searching for alternatives and soon enough to focus on developing motorcycle Over a two-year period of (from 1920 to 1922), BMW two motorcycle models, the Victoria and the Their success was consequently by the building of the first BMW factory, would further kick the to new heights.

Although BMW motorcycles encountered problems due to defective suspension, the still managed to hold a leading position in aeronautical By 1927 the company was the proud  of just over one third of the records of those time, an astonishing 29 out of an overall 87. Two-wheeled quickly turned into ones in 1928, when the license-built Dixi 3/15 out the factory doors.

Only one later, BMW made the headlines again, this time by a new motorcycle-speed record through Ernst Henne ridden 750 cc that reached the speed of mph (216.

75 km/h).

Swinging breaking world records to innovations, BMW hit the bull’s eye once in 1932, with the launch of new car model, the 3/20 PS. The 782 cc 4 cylinder car was the first one independently produced by Shortly after the waves of generated by the new machine, the company its next model, the 303 saloon, would bring a persistent in all future BMW engine configurations: the 6 one.

Only years the launch of the 303 in 1933, BMW continued its record breaking streak, at the time with the beginning of a new in its cylinder-powered existence: the development of the first roadster, the 328 model and a row of motor sport wins the following two years.

As time by, BMW got bigger and bigger and, before the Wold War II outbreak, over some more in the vicinity of Berlin. More sport wins were to with Baron Fritz von Kanstein winning the Mille race in 1940s.

Needless to mention, war necessities the company into military production policies once Despite the lengthy world BMW developed some of its greatest of machinery, such as the R57 Wehrmacht motorcycle, as well as the 109-300 jet which was one of the first jet engines in the to enter mass production.

recovering from the 1944 that heavily damaged plant in Munich, BMW received to repair Allied army equipment at their plant in

Due to BMW’s versatility and need for faming implements and spare the first BMW bicycle was born. after the genesis of the leg-powered vehicle, BMW received a hard from the US army, that had the dismantling of the Munich and Allach

After a 5-year absence the Germany industry, BMW returned in Crossing the ocean all the way to New York, BMW their first motorcycle in 2 decades — following last one at the beginning of the 40’s. success awaited in the line for as their R68 motorcycle model in the 50’s quickly became a among international motorcycle

Meanwhile a previous model, R67/2, reached the 100,000 in 1953.

BMW receives further in the years to come, as it establishes as an engineering force to be reckoned The 1955 Isetta, powered by a hp motorcycle engine, becomes a among customers. The result?

Over 160,000 units are transforming the Isetta into a of the post-war decade.

Besides up with newer models and technological improvements on their BMW also held a privileged among race winners the world.

After the development of the 507 and 600 BMW unleashed a shout of childish grabbing an impressive win in the 1958 GP, through Ernst Hiller.

BMW R67/2

the help of Herbert Quandt, still a share-owned company, is one step closer to independence. offers of selling or fusion turned down despite the profits such a transaction have led to. The 700 model entered the lines, together with the BMW’s top motorcycle line-up

The 60’s brought a multitude of with the 1500 and 1600 as well as a range of new sedans, the 2800, American Bavaria and the 2.

5 CS and CS coupe models. BMW proved more that it hasn’t its king-of-the-hill-of-racing spot, as Austrian driver Dieter Quester several victories in the Formula Two (as well as a triple European car champion title in 1968, and 1977).

However, BMW did not stop After having bestowed a deal of mechanics magic the world, the company resumed its through development and unveiled the Turbo model in 1973. the success of its earlier aircraft the 2002 Turbo is one of the first turbos to enter mass-production.

Production lines that become worldwide pieces of soon came out, as the 6 and 7 series and the recently reconstructed BMW M1 By the end of the 70’s, BMW had dug deep into car-improvement related fields as and electronics proved to be the perfect for growing BMW’s next of computerized car devices. Economic research then became top

Not only the company was quick in to the fast-moving tendencies of those but it also became a steady and supplier of armored cars for private and public clients.

never lost its fans, BMW never lost enthusiasm in

The 80’s marked (finally) involvement in Formula One racing. It was in that BMW was handed its first in the series, with Brazilian Nelson Piquet becoming of the Formula One World Racing At the same time, the 5 series a new enhancement stage and was gifted the engine and the powerful M535i. set a new standard in power and stamina.

The M5 and M3 launched in 1985 and 1986 joined the pinnacle of engineering and true power and beauty sports cars enthusiasts.

started to be heavily reinforced and new uncharted areas through the of over 6,000 people. the Z1 one came along, the profits pile-up trend. Caring for the and staying ahead of competition was enough that BMW had turned a true, … brand.

Expansion was inevitable and much a Big Bang, BMW spreads across the and inaugurated a new car plant in the US, namely in South Carolina. The models were in production at the time received touring versions, helped BMW cover an even slice of the market.

BMW would reveal the Z8, a successor of the 507, who made it to the movies. The world enough and so were BMW’s in their own vision. Since they have been delivering performance vehicles or attire’ for their wealthy out there.

Racing has remained a and profitable hobby for the German which emerged victorious in consecutive FIA WTCC seasons 2005 to 2007. Only BMW engineers and designers paid to the M1 through a modern day replica of the 70’s original.

Sadly the M1 will not be revived through production.

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