BMW - german automaker of cars, motorcycles, engines and also bicycles. The president of the company - Norber Reichofe today and the main creator — Karim Abib. Currency of the company in English — "The Car of the Last Behaviour" and "Pure Pleasure of Behaviour". In Russian — "With pleasure for a wheel".
Society was founded by Karl Friedrich Rapp in October, 1913, officially the BMW industrial company was registered on July 20, 1917, but in the beginning as the producer of engines of aircraft, Bayerische Flugzeug-Werke. The district of Munich — Milbertshofen was chosen because he settled about Flugmaschinenfabrik de Gustav Otto — the German producer of planes.
With 1929 round emblem, white-blue from BMW which is used and always (it is shown on the right above), for advantage starts being considered by the plane screw against the blue sky. The BMW company claims that white and blue colors on a logo are taken by a flag of Bavaria.
During World War II of BMW there was one of the most dynamically developed societies. Wolfgang von Gronau crossed Atlantic in the north of the East in the West by plane of the BMW company, Ernst de Ann on the motorcycle sets a world record of 279,5 km \hour. On 1933 BMW release the first engine of 6 cylinders, with the very first lattice for the heating device – then called BMW "nostril". 328 most known model brings to 1936 BMW. For these times, it was simply the future car: the engine of six cylinders, a tubular frame, new system of the valvate mechanism with crossbeams. This car put the basis for integrity, quality and beauty of the BMW vehicles.
On 1938 BMW create the fastest model of the motorcycle with the power of 60 h.p. and with the maximum speed of 210 km \hour. Precisely thanks to this model Georges Mee becomes the champion of Europe.
The end of World War II turned accident for BMW back, four plants were completely destroyed, having appeared in an occupational zone. Karl Repp and Gustav Otto, make the decision again to begin all grazes. In 1951 the first car of post-war time of 501 models. Meanwhile it doesn't bring financial success. In 1955 the decision on release of two models R 50 and R 51 motorcycles is made.
The third time society is started anew. In 1956 — Albrecht Greff Zherz helps to create Carla Reypp and Otto's Gustava a sports car of BMW 507. The car accelerated in 220 km \hour thanks to the engine 3.2 liters and in 150 h.p. At this moment it is one of the most rare cars of a collection.1 - 50 | 51 - 100 | 101 - 150 | 151 - 200 | 201 - 250 | 251 - 300 | 301 - 350 | 351 - 400 | 401 - 450 | 451 - 500 | 501 - 550 | 551 - 600 | 601 - 650 | 651 - 700 | 701 - 746
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