BMW M3

The Complete Story

Author: James Taylor

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 1847977731

Category: Transportation

Page: 192

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Few cars in recent years have inspired such devotion among enthusiasts as the BMW M3. Now entering its fifth generation, BMW's compact performance car is recognized worldwide as the benchmark of its type. BMW M3 - The Complete Story looks in detail at the first four generations of the M3, which arrived in the mid-1980s as an E30 'homologation special', intended to keep BMW ahead of rivals Mercedes-Benz on the racetracks. But the M3 soon became very much more than that. Before long, buyers latched onto its exclusivity and turned it into a status symbol - and BMW was only too happy to exploit that. For all fans of the BMW M3, this book provides the essential background. It is packed with facts and details that make the M3 legend come alive. With over 250 photographs, the book covers: the original E30 M3 of 1986 - from a 'homologation special' to a status symbol; design and development of the E36 M3, including a new 6-cylinder engine and more body choices; the E46 M3 of 2000, with the developed 6-cylinder S54 engine and gearshift advances; racing success for the E90-series M3s, introduced in 2007 with V8 engines; driving, buying and special editions of all the models.
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The Athenaeum

Journal of Literature, Science, the Fine Arts, Music and the Drama

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: England

Page: N.A

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The Little Black Book of London, 2014 edition

The Quintessential Guide to the Royal Capital

Author: Vesna Neskow

Publisher: Peter Pauper Press, Inc.

ISBN: 1441313559

Category: Travel

Page: 238

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2014 Edition. With insider recommendations and full-color neighborhood maps that pinpoint landmarks, museums, entertainment, pubs, clubs, and hotels, this fab little city guide walks you through the best of the Royal Capital, with excursions outside London as well. Author Vesna Neskow lived in Europe for 13 years and speaks six languages. Her TV work has been produced by CBS and broadcast on NPR, and she has written for The New York Times Book Review. Color-coded, numbered entries in the text are keyed and linked to full-color area maps in each chapter ''Top Picks'' direct you to not-to-be-missed attractions Easy links for all page references and web URLs Spot illustrations throughout liven the text 9 easy-to-use neighborhood maps
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The American Bookseller

A Semi-monthly Journal Devoted to the Interests of the Book, Stationery, News, and Music Trades

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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