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BMW Finished Restoring Elvis' 507 And Holy Crap Is It Perfect BMW Finished Restoring Elvis' 507 And Holy Crap Is It Perfect

When he was stationed in Germany during his time in the U.S. Army, the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll bought a rare BMW 507 roadster. After bringing the car to the states, it got lost in the shuffle and wasn’t rediscovered until 2006. Now, after decades of sun-fade and rust, the car has been restored back to its original…

A German Car Into French Chicks, Numbering A German Car Into French Chicks, Numbering

When you hear the number "507" you might think of Peugeot, and not the glorious BMW 507 convertible. Think again. [via FormFreu]

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You know who we don't spend enough time talking about? Max Hoffman. Max Hoffman? Yeah buddy, Max Hoffman. Those of you with steel trap memories will remember that Hoffman was the guy who convinced Mercedes-Benz to build and import the 300 SL, a car we all agree is six degrees of triple-rad. Hoffman also had Frank…

Pick A BMW, Any BMW Pick A BMW, Any BMW

This is the end of BMW Week, I swear it. But, since we have been all things Bavarian around here since last Wednesday, we figured why not go out with a Danube-sized splash. And today's question is wickedly simple. You only get one BMW; which one shall it be? Me? Well, I'm torn between 3 lusty Bimmers. First, you got…

Frankfurt Auto Show: BMW 507 Frankfurt Auto Show: BMW 507

Hot damn! Uncle Bumbeck found this beauty in the "Old Timers" section of the Hot Dog Show. And I'm simply drooling. I especially dig how only German ragtops with half a century under their low-belts can pull off the wheels matched to body color look. Here's what the sign said: 1959 BMW 507 8 Zylinder V-Motor 3168 CCM …

Know Thy Germans: BMW 700 Know Thy Germans: BMW 700

Quick; name a post-war, air-cooled, rear-engined BMW without the twin-kidney grill. Most pistonheads would answer, "Isetta." And they wouldn't be wrong. However, true Deutschaphiles will shout, "700!" And they couldn't be more right. After the tragic failures (from a sales standpoint) of the upscale 502, 503 and 507…

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