BMW Restored Elvis's 507

BMW Restored Elvis's 507

At first glance, this faded red BMW 507 looks to have the proverbial “one foot in the grave and the other on a banana peel.” The oxidized paint, r...

The BMW Titan Concept Is Modeled After a Shark

The BMW Titan Concept Is Modeled After a Shark

Despite its size, a great white shark can hit speeds of 35 mph. Industrial Product Designer Mehmet Doruk Erdem used that as inspiration when crafting this BMW Titan Concept. With the goal of breaking the land speed record for motorcycles (376 mph), the designer turned to the hyd...

Introducing: MVMT Sunglasses

Introducing: MVMT Sunglasses

For too long, sunglasses have either been affordable but poorly made, or solid but so pricey you’d consider taking out a loan to buy them. It’s time for a better option. MVMT is proud to introduce their line of sunglasses that aren’t plagued by retail mark-ups and cheap manufacturing. We’re talking high quality, stylish sunglasses for far less than you’d imagine. By utilizing the same direct to consumer model as their highly successful watch line, MVMT is able to make their own sunglasses and offer them to you for as little as $70. Even better, as a Cool Material reader, you’ll save 15% on your first pair. The MVMT continues.

BMW 2002 Hommage Concept

BMW 2002 Hommage Concept

The BMW 2002. Originally introduced in 1973, the 2002 was a significant advance for both BMW and automobiles in general. Why you ask? Well, it was the first turbocharged vehicle for BMW and the first production turbocharged vehicle after GM’s futile attempts in the earlier part...

BMW R5 Hommage Motorcycle

BMW R5 Hommage Motorcycle

The original BMW R5 motorcycle might have been released the better part of a century ago, but now the iconic bike is back for its 80th anniversary with this BMW R5 Hommage Motorcycle concept. Recently on display at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2016 in Italy, the R5 Ho...

The Evolution of the BMW 3 Seriesplay

The Evolution of the BMW 3 Series

There aren’t many things you can cover in just under 90 seconds, but Donut Media manages to tackle the Evolution of the BMW 3 Series quite well in that amount of time. From the 1975 E21 316 Alpine White to the 2014 F80 M3 Austin Yellow, it’s cool to see the car shape shift ov...

BMW Carbon Fiber Racing Wheelchair

BMW Carbon Fiber Racing Wheelchair

The Rio 2016 Paralympic Summer Games begin September 7 and Team USA is going in with a fine piece of machinery courtesy of BMW. Over the past year, Designworks USA, BMW's creative design firm, has worked with the U.S. team to build a better racing wheelchair. Something far, far b...

Impuls K101 BMW Motorcycles

Impuls K101 BMW Motorcycles

Each of these Impuls K101 motorcycles is handcrafted by Philipp Wulk and Matthias Pittner in collaboration with artists Fabian Gatermann and Matthias Edlinger. Based on BMW's K100 platform, the team created two separate motorcycles (one with each of the artists) that are as uniqu...

Revival BMW Landspeeder

Revival BMW Landspeeder

Having gone last year, we highly recommend making your way to Austin for The Handbuilt Motorcycle Show in April. If you need more to entice you to book a ticket, consider this BMW Landspeeder from Revival, which will be making its one and only appearance at the show. Stealing st...

BMW Motorrad R nineT Scrambler

BMW Motorrad R nineT Scrambler

Not wanting to be the last to arrive at the Scrambler party, BMW Motorrad has introduced their R nineT Scrambler. Looking very much like a toned-down version—as far as graphics go—of the Concept Path22, the R nineT Scrambler features an air-cooled, 1200 cc Boxer engine connec...

Rare 1959 BMW 507 Roadster Up for Auction

Rare 1959 BMW 507 Roadster Up for Auction

Originally designed to fill the underserved void between inexpensive MGs and Triumphs and the expensive Mercedes 300 SL, the BMW 507 was made from 1956 through 1959. However, due to higher than expected costs, the project was shelved with a scant 251 models actually made. Rarer s...

Driving the New BMW 6 Series Through the South of France

Driving the New BMW 6 Series Through the South of France

To truly experience all a car has to offer, you need more than a lap around a dealership. Like you, we demand to know more before considering a purchase or giving a ride our stamp of approval. With that in mind, we went with BMW to the south of France to check out all the new BMW...

BMW 3.0CSL Hommage R

BMW 3.0CSL Hommage R

When we last visited the BMW 3.0CSL Hommage, we were cool with the aggressive design, but the color? Not so hot. Thankfully, BMW decided not to 86 the whole idea and went back to the proverbial drawing board resulting in this much more visually appealing second take. Making its d...

BMW Concept Path22

BMW Concept Path22

The scrambler. By definition, it's a road bike personalized and upgraded for use on any kind of terrain. But to the riders, it's much more. The scrambler means freedom, to go anywhere and everywhere your heart takes you. Making its debut at Europe’s Wheels & Waves Festival ...

BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage Unveiled

BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage Unveiled

Way back in 1972, the BMW 3.0CSL was made in order to comply with homologation standards for European Touring Car Championship racing. Production on this elongated 3.0CSL was short and ended in 1973 with dramatic body modifications including roof mounted spoiler as well as a batm...

Diamond Atelier's Custom BMW R100R

Diamond Atelier's Custom BMW R100R

Diamond Atelier knew they had their work cut out for them. After all the streets of Munich, where they are based, are already crowded with custom BMW motorcycles. Starting with a somewhat sedate looking 1994 BMW R100R Classic, Diamond Atelier went to work stripping off all the un...