BMW In A Class Of Its Own
History Of BMW
BMW has came a long way from the early 1900's when a well known gentleman by the name of Karl Friedrich Rapp formed Rapp Motoren Werke. The company specialized in aircrafts engines and in 1912 Rapp Motoren contracted with Austro Daimler to build V12 aero engines, however by 1916 Rapp had gave the company his resignation due to financial troubles and taken over were two Austrians by the name of Franz Josef Popp and Max Friz who in March 1916 merged Rapp Motoren Werke with Gustav Flugmaschinefabrik to form Bayersiche Flugzeungwerke thus the household name became (Bavarian Motor works) better known today as BMW.
By 1917 BMW began to build aircraft engines but by 1919 the Versailles Peace treaty had been signed prohibiting BMW to build aircraft engines so the company set out and began to create air brakes for railway cars and in 1920 the BMW logo was created and had been based on the circular design of an aircraft propeller. By 1922 BMW was back in business building aircraft engines but by 1923 the first BMW motorcycle was introduced and the company produced 3090 of the R32 motorcycles between 1923-1926.
In 1928 BMW made history by creating the Dixie 3/15PS which was a 4 cylinder engine producing a mere 15 horsepower which was quite quick for a motor vehicle of that era. It included an open top roof which we called a moon roof today which allowed you to feel the experience of the BMW. By 1938 the BMW 328 was introduced and to remains one of the most popular vehicles of today.
The Ultimate Experience
Before the economy began to slide and my husband had gotten ill, we were proud owners of the BMW,with sleek design, the performance, suspension and the feeling that one gets when they accelerate surpasses all others. The 3 series, 5 series, 7 series, Roadster and the SUVs all perform will supreme excellence.
Being a BMW owner when the miles countdown your vehicle tells you when its time to get an oil change once you take it into the dealership you are treated like a person, not a number. You do not have to worry about how you are going to get around BMW takes care of you. As a BMW owner you are treated with the utmost respect and professionalism. If you are stranded there is roadside service and they will tow you and your vehicle to a BMW dealership. If you are saying to yourself maintenance is expensive, nowadays the cost is equal to the American made car the difference is the quality and BMW withstands the hands of time if you give your vehicle regular maintenance. Even though we no longer own our BMW , I will always long for the car that I adored with BMW there is an emptiness that you feel like no other when the car that you have worked so hard for is gone. If you are shopping for a new vehicle check out BMW you could not go wrong, when we purchase another vehicle it will definitely be a BMW.
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