2016 AGM

A message from the incoming president - Luke Wise: "We had a great turn out at the 2016 AGM and the resulting committee is a team that I feel will make the club even better. I am proud to say that I am now the President of the BMW Car Club Canberra, a position I intend to devote myself to in order to see us grow and prosper. For some of you this doesn't mean much. Others will know I have put in a lot of effort into the club this year to really show the ACT and car enthusiasts what we are about and to bring some of the hidden gems out of the woodwork. We have some big plans for the club over the next 12 months, something which I hope will convince those of you that aren't members to bite the bullet and officially join us. Stay tuned, we'll have some big announcements in the coming weeks." The results of the...
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Bay to Birdwood entries now open!

Bay to Birdwood entries now open! The Federation of Historic Motoring Clubs SA invites the 2016 Bay to Birdwood entrants and other motoring enthusiasts to join us for a fortnight of interesting and fun events. We hope you will enjoy taking part in our various events and at the same time see a little more of Adelaide and its surrounds. For further details please find the entry form and welcome letter below: 2016 B2B Entry Form (colour_digital) 2016 Motorfest Welcome and short versions email ...
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Breaking news! BMW 2002 Hommage

[Source:BMWBLOG] BMW is quite famous for its gorgeous Hommage concepts, concept cars designed to re-imagine some of the brand’s classic cars of the past. Most recently was its BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage, which was a modern take on the 3.0 CSL race car of the ’70s. Well, BMW has created a new Hommage Concept, one that is quite possibly the most important of any the brand has done so far — the BMW 2002 Hommage. (more…)...
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Top Gear drives the BMW M3 Competition Package

[Source: BMWBLOG] The current F80 BMW M3 is considered to be one of the better driver’s cars on the market and one of the best BMWs currently on sale. But if there is a criticism of the way the M3 handles, it’s that it can be a bit of a handful. Poke the throttle even just a bit too much through a corner and the M3 will slide, often times more than many drivers can control. So the M3 can be a bit bitey if you’re not careful. BMW recently launched a new Competition Pack for the M3, which adds a bit more horsepower, makes it a bit lighter, stiffens up the suspension and tweaks the electronic M Differential a bit. All of this is supposed to add up to make the M3 a more focused driving machine and a bit less wild. Has it worked? Top Gear seems to think so. (more…)...
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BMW will celebrates its 100th birthday at the 2016 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion.

BMW will celebrates its 100th birthday at the 2016 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. The celebration takes place August 18-21, 2016 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on the scenic Monterey Peninsula. “The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion is a perfect stage on which to celebrate 100 years of BMW,” stated Ludwig Willisch, President and CEO, BMW of North America. “The BMW brand and the legend of The Ultimate Driving Machine was forged on and continues to be refined on racing circuits all over the world. In the United States, Laguna Seca has played a starring role. This year, our BMW Z4 GTLM racing cars finished 1-2 in IMSA competition there – almost 40 years to the date a BMW 3.0 CSL won our very first race on the classic circuit. BMW is delighted to be able to share our passion for great automobiles and motorsport with the world next year.” (more…)...
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