Car of the Month Dec 2018

1972 BMW 2002 BAUR CABRIO     VIN# 2795011 History:  The BMW Targa was shown in prototype form at the Amsterdam Motor Show in early 1971 and became available that April.  There were examples for both LHD and RHD markets, although the numbers of RHD cars was small and production was halted early.  The final Targa …

Read more

Car of the Month Oct 2018

Baljesh Mehmi’s Square rear light Tii The car was purchased in 2004 and was in working order and on first appearance looked very smart. A good few years of running and with the help of local BMW 2002 expert “Ron Wormsley” I was able to ensure it was used on a regular basis. The car …

Read more

COTM July 2018

Paul Cain’s 3002 ttii (was on this site years ago, but enjoy again) First though, a little background on Paul and Joe. These two enterprising individuals build cars the way Paris Hilton changes her wardrobe; thoroughly, expensively, and creatively. Paul’s prior creations include a 3.8 liter CSi coupe and an M50 single-VANOS 2.5L E21 320i …

Read more

Car of the Month May-June 2018

John Pauldings “modern 02” (With kind permission from BMW Car magazine June 2018) John Paulding has been the happy owner of a BMW 2002 for over 40 years. Chris Graham meets the man and his car to discover the roots of the attraction. Enthusiasts don’t come much more enthusiastic than John Paulding. The passion he …

Read more

Car of the Month Oct 2013

Stacey Gabbard’s 2002   This is 2371095, a 1976 BMW 2002 from Columbus, Ohio.  Originally delivered from the factory in Malaga paint color in Dallas, Texas, at some point in its history was re-sprayed in Fjord Blue.  I purchased the car in the late 1990’s, and though the original interior was a little worn, and …

Read more

Car of the Month July 2013

Peter Martin’s 02   After purchasing an honest looking shell, we began removing all the unwanted bits and pieces, reducing the weight as much as we could. Finished wet weight comes in at 935Kg. Hopefully these photos show the result of my efforts and the extent I had to go to achieve my goal.  The …

Read more

Car of the Month – May 2013

  Marc West’s Round Rear Light Black Tii Fell in love with 02’s as a kid when my bothers mate steve took me for a 100mph blast in his black 02. roundie affectionaly known as “Hank” thought it was the coolest car ever, i knew i’d have to get one, one day! This is my …

Read more