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11 Amazing Facts About BMW You Should Know

08 Jan

1.In 1937, the world record for
fastest motorcycle went to BMW
It could go as fast as 173.7 mph.
2.BMW made its first electric car in
1972
3.BMW, stands for Bayerische
Motoren Werke
Yeah now you know its not “Be My
Wife”
4.BMW started business by building
aircraft engines
BMW started out not as a consumer
automobile company but as a company
that produced engines for World War I ,
due to a treaty they had to stop that ,to
commence production of motorcycles ,
thereafter automobiles in 1928.
5.The BMW headquarters buildings
are designed like a four cylinder
engine
bmw headquaters
6.BMW Also Makes Mini Coopers and
Rolls Royces.
It is actually the parent company of
Rolls Royce Motor Cars
7.BMW was founded in 1916, so yeah
its gonna clock 101 years this year !!!
8.In 1959 BMW was close to
bankruptcy as a result of the Cold
war,Mercedes almost owned BMW
But they failed , because of BMW
relentless efforts with a counter
attack,they won the hearts of all the
local mechanics in their region and a
private investor ,they bought back the
shares.This caused rivalry between the
two companies till this day.
9.BMW’s South Carolina factory
produces around 1,000 vehicles a
day.
10. In 1972, BMW produced the BMW
Turbo, a mid-engined concept car
with gull wing doors, digital dash,
and a 280bhp turbo engine that
propelled the car to 165mph.
Only two were ever made.
11. Their logo is actually a tribute to
the flag of Bavaria its origin

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