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Beginning. BMW (Bayerische Motoren Werke) was founded in 1916 and originally created for military aircraft engines. After World War I, the Bavarian manufacturer switched to creating brakes for trains. In 1928, the tapes rolled off the factory in Eisenach model Dixi 3/15. This car was powered by a four-cylinder engine with a capacity of 0.8 liters and output of 15 horsepower. Despite the small engine, auto rozpędzało the speed of 80 km / h
Development. In 1936, the factory BMW roadster went 328th Two-liter engine with 80 horsepower meant that the car was unbeatable on the track at the famous Nurburgring. The car was nominated to the car of the century. After World War II the factory BMW in Munich repaired cars the U.S. Army. However, already in 1951, was designed and released to the market model 501, which was equipped with a six-cylinder engine. Model 1500, introduced in 1962, was to conquer the middle class. In addition, also examined the car during the race. In 1972, he appeared in the fifth series model Later today presented models produced a series of 3 and 7 Model series 6 was, in turn, combine luxury with sport.
Today. In 1994 BMW took over Rover Group, which included: Rover, Land Rover, Mini and MG. Six years later, work was completed, and the Bavarian manufacturer has suffered a loss due to acquisition of British brands of EUR 9 billion brands. At the turn of the century BMW decided to launch an expansion in the segment of sports and recreational vehicles. The German manufacturer of tape rolled off the factory X5 and X3 models.
Contribution to the automotive industry. BMW is one of the most prestigious automotive brands in the world. The cars are noted for their excellent performance and great components. BMW also achieved numerous successes in the sport. In 1982, BMW debuted for the first time in Formula 1 A year later, Nelson Piquet won the Formula 1 World Championship, racing BMW Brabham BT52. For today's cars BMW M GmbH winning sports car. You should know that the most successful modification of serial car - BMW M3 - comes from Munich.
Trivia. BMW is not just limited to the production of cars. For 60 years Bavarians also produce high-tech bikes. BMW is also known as a manufacturer of motorcycles. The annual production of 100 thousand. copies makes the German company is one of the one of the largest motorcycle manufacturers in Europe.
Popular models BMW 1 Series (E81) (since 2004), series 3 (E90) (since 2005), 5 Series Gran Turismo (2009), 6 Series (E63) (since 2003), 7 Series (F01) (from 2008), X1 (since 2009), X3 (F25) (since 2010), X5 (E70) (since 2006), X6 (since 2008), Z4 (E89) (since 2009) and a series of M: M3, M5, M6
Almost all tire manufacturers working with BMW for the supply of original equipment tires. Equipped with many BMW models (including the 3 and 5 Series, X5 and X6 SUVs, M Coupe and Roadster) were Continental brand tires such as SportContact, SportContact 2, SportContact 3 SSR, ProContact, TouringContact, PremiumContact SSR, PremiumContact2 or Contact UHP SSR. Other frequently used tires are Dunlop products. There are standard equipment on BMW 323i/328i (Dunlop SP Sport 2000E), 5 Series, 6 (SP Sport 01 DSST) and 7 (SP Sport 01A). Dunlop also goes for cars SUV - X5 (Dunlop Grandtrek WT M2) and X2 (SP Sport 01).
BMW also uses Bridgestone brand tires. Equipped with the BMW 3 Series and 5 are different models of the range RE050A. BMW 7 Series Luxury benefit from Bridgestone ER30. The SUV's meet Bridgestone EL42 (BMW X3), ER30 or Dueler HP Sport RFT (BMW X5). The Goodyear company has exclusive rights until 2011 for the installation of their tires on some cars BMW. These include the series 1 (Goodyear Excellence or UltraGrip 7 +), 2 (2 or UltraGrip Performance UltraGrip 7 +). Belonging to the company brand tire Mini uses UltraGrip Performance 2, Excellence and UltraGrip 7 +.